Guyana’s creative industry to expand through international collaboration – First Lady

Department of Public Information, Guyana ,
11 February 2024, Guyana

The Office of the First Lady, Arya Ali in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport hosted a networking forum on Friday at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre, bringing together local trailblazers with internationally renowned designer Kwaku Bediako, founder of Chocolate by Kwaku Bediako.

The event, hosted under the theme, “The Continuum: Connecting Cultures to the Creative Industry”, saw participants including fashion designers, make-up artists, hair stylists, poets, photographers, writers, bloggers, and event policymakers engaged in knowledge sharing with Bediako for their career development.

Mrs Ali said the session was birthed from the realisation of the crucial role the industry plays in expanding the visibility of the country’s rich culture globally.