Grand rally planned to observe Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary in New York


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”.

(Hayden Roger Celestin photo)
(Hayden Roger Celestin photo)

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.



  1. Grand rally planned to observe Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary in New York.
    Yall making Freddie look like some kind of god when yall jumping up about guyana independence. whats there to celebrate ? oh i get it..the ppp are racist..those who vote ppp are racists..awww but those will be jumping jumping jumping are patriots and pnc and their supporters are patriots this what PNC and their supporters celebrating? how can you pncites jump up knowing more that half the country does not vote you to power.


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