Guyanese in the New York Metropolitan area will be celebrating Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary this year under the theme, “Reflect Our Journey: Forging Unity and Embracing Modernity”.
To commemorate this historic milestone, Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary Celebration Committee (New York), in conjunction with the Guyana Consulate and United Nations Mission, has planned a spectacular Golden Jubilee celebration from June 4 – 12, 2016, for the New York metropolitan region.
INews understands that the major attraction for “Jubilee Week” will be the grand finale Guyanese-American Unity/Independence Parade (Mashramani) and Unity Rally in Brooklyn.
According to planning committee, the parade will commence on Church Avenue and conclude with a grand unity rally at South Shore High School Park (Flatlands & Ralph Avenues).
President David Granger, Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo and other officials of the Government of Guyana, are expected to grace this event.