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The Ministry of Culture Youth and Sport and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisations (UNESCOs) two-day stakeholders workshop to raise public awareness of intangible cultural heritage has been deemed very successful by Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport Dr. Frank Anthony.
Government has defended its decision to erect the 1823 monument at Carifesta Avenue, Georgetown.
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport Dr. Frank Anthony in the company of Permanent Secretary Alfred King, Wednesday morning, at the ministry, handed over a cheque valued $5M to Executive Member, African Cultural Development Association (ACDA) Eric Phillips.
Anew program that will empower youths to learn steel pan will commence soon in four regions.
THE Culture Ministry and the Guyana Culture Association, a Guyanese group based in the United States, yesterday recognised the Buxton Fusion School of Music and Tennicia DeFreitas for their musical contributions to Guyanese culture. Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony indicated that the organisations contribution towards promoting culture is significant since it exposes people to things Guyanese, particularly those who were brought up in the Guyanese culture.
Historian Dr Melissa Ifill says important archival materials are no longer being presented to the National Archives due to a lack of confidence in the institutions ability to preserve records, and that a lack of funding and adequate staffing has affected the res-toration work of the archives.