President Ramotar, First Lady join in Mash celebrations at National Park

Georgetown, GINA, February 23, 2014

 

All of the stands at the National Park were packed to capacity as President Donald Ramotar accompanied by First Lady, Deolatchmee Ramotar joined thousands to view the Mashramani costume and float parade.

President Donald Ramotar and First Lady Deolatchmee Ramotar entering the National Park to view the costume and float parade. Also in picture is Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony

The Guyanese Head of State seemed very pleased with the level of creativity and cultural messages that they floats depicted as he waved to the revellers who energetically tried to put on a show for the panel of judges.President Donald Ramotar enjoying the rhythm of the National Steel Orchestra

The Ministries of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Health and Amerindian Affairs had very large contingents, each depicting aspects of the country’s cultural diversity and heritage.President Donald Ramotar takes a moment for revellers from the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport’s contingent

The crowd went wild when the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security’s contingent came in the National Park led by one of Guyana’s top soca artistes, Jomo Primo who serenaded onlookers from all sides of the tarmac.The iconic John ‘Slingshot’ Drepaul on his famous horse-drawn cart, waving to the President

This year, Mashramani was celebrated under the theme, “Cultural Folklore, Celebrating 44”.

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