Night of Caroling at State House ushers in Christmas Season

Georgetown, GINA, December 7, 2013

Amidst a very festive atmosphere of beautifully illuminated trees, State House on Main Street resounded with the sweets sounds of carols this evening.

Night of Caroling at State House ushers in Christmas Season

 

First Lady Deolatchmee Ramotar and her son Alexei, welcomed a large number of guests that included members of the Diplomatic Corps, Government Ministers and other officials and invited guests to their annual event ‘An Evening of Christmas Carols’ to usher in the festive season.

First Lady Deolatchmee Ramotar and Alexei Ramotar welcoming guests to ‘An evening of Christmas Carols’

 

Alexei Ramotar welcomed the guests on behalf of President Donald Ramotar who was on his way to South Africa to attend the funeral of the late Nelson Mandela.

Prime Minister Samuel Hinds, who is performing the duties of President, First Lady Deolatchmee Ramotar and members of the Diplomatic Corps participate in singing Christmas carols

 

The younger Ramotar told the guests that the event has the potential to bring people together, and such a tradition should be maintained, hence the annual event by the President and First Lady.

The gathering at State House for ‘An Evening of Christmas Carols’

 

There were performances from the Police Military Band, solos including ‘Oh Holy Night’ by Russel Lancaster, and ‘Have yourself a merry little Christmas’ by Mrs C. Clarke. In the Community singing, guests participated in ‘The First Noel’, ‘Hark the Angels Sing’ and the finale ‘We wish you a Merry Christmas’.

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