first_imgIn high spirits, scores of people were present for the Mashramani 2017 launching ceremony on Main Street, Georgetown hosted by the Education Ministry’s Department of Culture, Youth and Sport, on Thursday evening.The theme for Mash 2017 was also revealed: “Celebrate with Liberty, Dignity and Greater Unity”.The audience enjoyed the entertaining performances of the Amerindian Dance Troupe, Nitryageet Dancers, the National School of Dance, singing by the winner of the Junior Calypso Monarch, Chutney singer Bunty Singh and Calypsonian Bill Rogers.Additionally, the folk songs by the National Steel Orchestra proved quite appealing to many.Minister within the Education Ministry, Nicolette Henry expressed appreciation of the launch, as she emphasised on the importance of unity among persons of different races and religions, in Guyana.She further encouraged persons to participate in Mashramani 2017, promising that “it will not only be colourful but inclusive”.last_img read more