National events slated for the Golden Jubilee celebrations

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While private entities have been making their grand plans for Guyana’s Golden Jubilee celebrations, the Government has carefully crafted a number of events that will last throughout the year in honour of this occasion. Here is a look at some of the spectacular events that encompass political appreciation, cultural diversification and the promotion of national unity.

 

National Trust – Architecture and Heritage Festival
(All Regions) May 15th-28th @10am – 3pm each day

 

Jubilee Literary Festival Continues – “Ottoman and We
(Upper Demerara – Region 10) May 20th

 

Yukuriba Republic Road

Jubilee Jam
(East Berbice-Corentyne, Region 6) May 20th New

 

Amsterdam Guyana Action Committee Gala (Demerara-Mahaica, Region 4) May 21st Fusion of

 

Cultures/ North West

Awards Ceremony
May 21st Police Gymkhana (East Berbice-Corentyne,

Region 6)

“Tales of Our Fathers” Play (Upper Demerara-Berbice, Region 10) May 21st

 

LICHAS Independence Exposition
(Upper Demerara-Berbice, Region 10) May 21st

 

Miss Guyana World Pageant (Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 22nd

 

Independence

Horse Racing Cup
(Mahaica  Berbice, Region 5) May 22nd

 

Dedication of Unity Park (Pomeroon-Supenaam, Region 2) May 22nd

 

Perth Village,

Essequibo Boat Cruise
(Upper Demerara – Region 10) May 22nd

Jubilee Literary Festival Continues
“Future Tense: Isika”

May 22nd

 

Schools Pan Explosion
(Inter-regional schools steel band competition

(Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 22nd

Merriman’s Mall National Symposium including Distinguished Lecture (Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 23rd-24th

 

Arthur Chung Conference Centre The Digital Tent (Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 23rd

 

Arthur Chung Conference Centre Legacy of Iconic Guyanese Women – Launch (Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 23rd

 Arthur Chung Conference Centre National Creative Writing Competition
May 23rd at Giftland Mall

 

Short Play Writing Competition May 23rd at Giftland Mall

 

National Poetry Slam – On the theme of Independence May 23rd Giftland Mall

 

Steel Pan Symposium (workshop, demonstrations, exhibition), Youth Village (Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 23rd – 24th National Park

 

Book Launch
– Guyana at 50

(Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 24th Arthur Chung Conference Centre

 

 

Book Launch
– Coee Table Publications
(Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 24th Arthur Chung Conference Centre

 

The Legacy Of Female Icons

(Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 24th

 

Literary Prize Giving Ceremony (Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 24th Arthur Chung Conference Centre

 

Football

(Upper Demerara, Region 10) May 24th Regional Members Association Finals Linden Sports Club (CONCACAF)

Prepared Speech Competition on Independence

(Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 24th Carifesta Sports Complex

 

International Football Friendly (Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 25th National Stadium

National Flag Raising Ceremony (Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 25th Durban Park @ 9pm

 

Jubilee Float Parade (Demerara-Mahaica, Region 4) Details to follow May 26th

 

GTT sponsored Mega Event (Demerara-Mahaica, Region 4) May 26th National Stadium

 

Day of Sports
(Barima-Waini, Region 1) May 27th

 

Elite League Football Championship

(Demerara-Mahaica, Region 4) May 27th National Stadium

 

50 Shades of Reggae May 27th Hj Water World

 

50th Anniversary Gala (Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 28th Arthur Chung Conference Centre

T20 Cricket

(East Berbice-Corentyne, Region 6) May 28th Albion Sports Club

 

Mabaruma

Independence Ball
(Barima-Waini, Region 1) May 28th Brooms Resort

 

Finals of the 10/10 Softball cricket Competition
(Demerara-Mahaica, Region 4) May 28th National Stadium@10am

 

Banks DIH sponsored

Mega Concert
(Demerara-Mahaica, Region 4) May 28th National Stadium @ 8pm

 

T20 Cricket

(Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 29th National Stadium

 

Culture Night
(Demerara-Mahaica, Region 4) May 29th Golden Grove

 

Youth Reception

(Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) May 31st Lawns of State House @7pm

 

Youth Parliament (Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) June 3rd

 

Parliament Village Day Launch (Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4)

June 4th – Cane Grove

June 11th – Victoria

June 18th – Chateau Margot

June 25th – Diamond

July 2nd – St. Cuthbert’s Mission

 

Youth Village

(Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) August 12th-13th National Park

 

Steel Band Music Festival and Award Ceremony (Demerara – Mahaica, Region 4) November 19th & 20th Cliff Anderson Sports Hall

 

 

 

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