Guyanese and visitors, who want to be at the heart of the action this August, should head to the inaugural Guyana Festival to enjoy three spectacular days of fun, entertainment and food.
The countdown is on and with eleven (11) days to go before the grand opening, festival fever is sweeping the country as more persons are clamouring the get a hold of their Festival Passports, which would guarantee them access to all three days and the chance to win a car.
National Steel Orchestra, Woodside Choir and Nyrityageet dancers are among the line-up for a star-studded National concert that will kick off a weekend of celebrations Guyanese Style come August 8th at the National Stadium.
The National Concert, to be held under the theme ‘Myths and Legends …Sweet, Sweet Guyana’ is just one element of an action-packed weekend planned for 8th, 9th and 10th of August; a host of other events and attractions will be taking place at the Stadium, including live music, kids zone with complete with Coney Island and daily displays of art and craft.
Tourism, Industry and Commerce Minister Irfaan Ali explained, “The concert is the headline event in an exciting weekend of Guyana Festival celebrations, which will ensure that National Stadium in Guyana is the place to be!
“We’re absolutely thrilled to have attracted such a fantastic line-up. The sheer variety of performers is sure to appeal to family audiences; there’s plenty for younger concert-goers but also acts that their parents will enjoy.”
Guyana Festival passports are available for the event and demand is high; priced at $3000 each, this allows entry into all three days, includes thousands of dollars worth of coupons and gives holders a chance to win a car!