May 30, 2017

GUYANA INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION COMMITTEE (NEW YORK)

3402 Farragut Road. Brooklyn NY 11210. Tel: 929-263-2556. Email: info@celebrateguyanainnyc.com

  

  

Dear fellow Guyanese and friends of Guyana:

Details for the NYC Guyana Independence Parade & Unity Concert on June 11, 2017

Starting: Church & Brooklyn Aves., Brooklyn NY 

We brought you the Guyana jubilee independence celebration in New York in 2016. Now let’s do it again!

The Guyana Independence Anniversary Celebration Committee (New York) invites all Guyanese and friends of Guyana to the following events, from June 10 – 11, 2017, to celebrate Guyana’s 51st Anniversary of Independence. 

(I) INDEPENDENCE FESTIVAL: Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 10:00 (P.M.), at Brooklyn Rocks Night Club, 2214 Church & Flatbush Aves., Brooklyn. This event is a carnival-like dance party dedicated to our youth. It will be a festive night of Guyanese and Caribbean.  

(II) GUYANA INDEPENDENCE PARADE (Mashramani In New York): Sunday, June 11, at 10:00 a.m. Starting point is Church & Brooklyn Aves, Brooklyn, New York. Motorcycle riders may follow at the rare of the parade. For parade rules visit: http://celebrateguyanainnyc.com/events/independence-parade/parade-rules/.

(III) AFTER PARADE UNITY CONCERT: Sunday, June 11, at 3:00 p.m., immediately after the parade. Venue: 8014 Preston Court & Ralph Ave, Brooklyn NY 11236 (Former Brooklyn Arts Center). ARTISTS: Kwasi Ase Edmonson, Eddie Neblette, Jumo Primo, Adrian Dutchin, reggae artists Kapri and Mr. Easy, Chutney singer Terry Gajraj and company, Lisa Punch and others, live with Angels Caribbean Band. Jamaican reggae star GAGE will make his debut in New York with a major performance.    

MEDIA PRACTITIONERS seeking accreditation must register at: www.celebrateguyanainnyc.com/media-center/.   

VENDORS must register at: http://celebrateguyanainnyc.com/how-to-register-to-be-a-vendor-at-our-jubilee-events/.

For more information visit www.celebrateguyanainnyc.com, or call 929-263-2556. 

SPREAD THE WORD: Our celebration Radio Ad is attached. Please share on social media and help spread the word to your family, friends, neighbors, all Guyanese and friends of Guyana. 

UNITY: Let’s celebrate together as “One People, One Nation, One Destiny!”

 

Nevlon Duguid

Director of Communications

GUYANA INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION COMMITTEE (NEW YORK)

3402 Farragut Road. Brooklyn NY 11210. Tel: 929-263-2556. Email: info@celebrateguyanainnyc.com

May 23 , 2016

Dear Fellow Guyanese and Friends of Guyana:

Guyana NYC Independence Flag Raising & Award Ceremonies rescheduled due to inclement weather,

Parade and Concert to be held on June 11, 2017 in Brooklyn as planned

 

The Guyana Independence Anniversary Celebration Committee (New York) has announced final arrangements for the official New York City celebration of Guyana’s 51st Anniversary of Independence.

 

After consultations with the United States General Services Administration and New York City government officials, the Committee wishes to announce that its Flag Raising ceremony to commemorate Guyana’s, scheduled for tomorrow, May 26, at the plaza of the Alexander Hamilton US Customs House, 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY, has been rescheduled due the high potentiality of inclement weather tomorrow. A new date will be announced in due course. The Cocktail Reception & Awards Ceremony has been rescheduled to Friday, June 30, 2017 in the Collector’s Room, Alexander Hamilton US Customs House, 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004. 

All other events will proceed as planned. The Independence festival is on June 10, 2017 at 10:00 (P.M.), at Brooklyn Rocks Night Club, 2214 Church Ave at Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn.  

The Guyanese Independence Parade (Mashramani In New York) is on Sunday, June 11, at 10:00 a.m., starting at Church and Brooklyn Aves, Brooklyn, New York. 

The Unity Concert will immediately follow the parade on June 11, at 3:00 p.m., at 8014 Preston Court and Ralph Ave, Brooklyn NY 11236. Artist include Kwasi Ase Edmonson, Eddie Neblette, Jumo Primo, Adrian Dutchin, Jamaican reggae artists Kapri and Mr. Easy, Chutney singer Terry Gajraj and company as well as Lisa Punch. Jamaican reggae star Gage will do a major performance – his first ever in New York. Angels Caribbean Band will accompany the artists.  

The Committee has released its 2017, 51st Independence Anniversary Logo (attached). This logo is the property of the Committee. Its use or alteration without the express, written consent of the Committee is prohibited by law.   

Media practitioners seeking accreditation to cover the commemorative events must register in the Media Center of the Committee’s website; www.celebrateguyanainnyc.com/media-center/.   Persons interesting in vending at the Unity Concert and soccer tournament should register at “Vending” on the website.

For more information visit www.celebrateguyanainnyc.com, or call 929-263-2556. 

 

Let’s celebrate together as “One People, One Nation, One Destiny!

 

Nevlon Duguid

Director of Communications

Yours sincerely,

April 9, 2016

Dear Fellow Guyanese and Friends of Guyana:

 Our committee has made history! Last year we mobilized thousands of Guyanese from every demographic, for the successful and historic New York Golden Jubilee celebration. Moreover, our multiethnic, multicultural committee of 163 members, from 25 organizations in 9 States, is unprecedented in its diversity. We will continue to build on this inclusiveness to help create the harmonious Guyanese society we all desire.

This year, we can do it again!  Our committee’s 51st Independence anniversary celebration is from Independence Day, May 26 to June 11, 2017.  The theme is “Celebrate Guyana – Reflect our Journey.” Our celebration will be inclusive. Commemorative events will be hosted in the major Guyanese communities to engender greater camaraderie amongst us and grater participation by all.

We therefore invite you to the Flag Raising ceremony on Independence Day, May 26, 2017 (A.M) in Manhattan. Cocktail Reception & Awards Ceremony on May 26, in Queens (P.M). Interfaith Service on Sunday, May 28, Brooklyn. Cricket competition on June 4, in Queens. Soccer tournament on June 10 (A.M), in Brooklyn. Independence festival on June 10 (P.M.), in Brooklyn.  Mashramani Parade on Sunday, June 11, on Church Ave., Brooklyn. The Unity Concert will immediately follow the parade on June 11, 2017, (tentatively) at last year’s venue – South Shore High School Park, Brooklyn. The calendar of events is is attached.

 Guyana’s Head of State, President David Granger, ministers of the Guyana government, as well as US Federal, State and local elected officials and others are among our invited guests. We will continually update you about our celebration through our website: www.celebrateguyanainnyc.com, as well as via our various promotions. Please spread the word about our 51st Independence Anniversary celebration in New York City from May 26, 2017 to June 11, 2017. Share this information with your email contacts and on social media.  

 We celebrate our nation’s 51st Independence anniversary with the unswerving belief  that unity is the cardinal pillar of a cohesive nation. We must therefore eschew divisions and, with beaming national pride, demonstrate oneness as a people. Our Committee’s foremost objective is fostering unity among and between Guyanese of all races, class and creed. We are not infallible. There will be challenges to our mission to engender harmony, but we pledge to join all like-minded Guyanese to toil unceasingly in the vineyard of national cohesion.

Let’s celebrate together as “One People, One Nation, One Destiny!”

 More information on our celebration is available at: www.celebrateguyanainnyc.com. Call or email us at Tel: 929-263-2556 and info@celebrateguyanainnyc.com.

Yours sincerely,

GUYANA INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION COMMITTEE (NEW YORK)

3402 Farragut Road. Brooklyn NY 11210. Tel: 929-263-2556. Email: info@celebrateguyanainnyc.com