Guyana, like other countries around the world, dedicate the 1st of May each year to pay homage to the hard work of the citizens of the country. On May 1st, each year, all businesses, banks, schools, etc. are closed, and the President addresses the nation paying particular attention to the upbuilding of the working class and those who toil relentless to enrich this great land of ours.
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In an effort to keep you more informed about everything that’s happening in Guyana, we’re expanding and improving our Social Media presence. In this context, we’ve recently launched a Twitter Page for the first time where we’ll be tweeting updates about everything Guyana.
On the 17th of September, 2022, residents of Region 7, Guyana, South America reported that ice rained down from the skies over an extensive area across the Region. A resident of Kamarang, Veronica Clement, pulled out her mobile phone and made a video showing the ice pellets falling near to her home. You can see this and other videos of the hailstorm here.
Guyanese celebrate fifteen national holidays each year. Of these, 9 are religious holidays attributed to one of the three major religions (Hinduism, Christianity, and Islam) while 6 are non-religious.
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Guyana’s history is a complicated story. It was colonized by the French, Dutch, and British at different points in history. However, the country had been existing for thousands of years before the arrival of the Europeans to Guyana’s shores.
Here is a compilation of national songs of Guyana, as well as other patriotic songs or songs by famous Guyanese which are not necessarily classified as a national song. These include the National Anthem, Guyana the Free, on the banks of the Kako River, My Native Land, and A Poet’s Prayer.
Guyana is a beautiful country located in the continent of South America. It is bordered by Brazil to the south, Suriname to the East, Venezuela to the west, and the Atlantic ocean to the north. It is the only country in South America with English as its official language. However, although English is the official language of Guyana, the Creolese dialect is more widely spoken than English in everyday conversations.