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Text Box: MILESTONE  YEARó2013

On 23rd February, 2013, the people of Guyana will celebrate the nationís 43rd birthday as a co-operative republic. This date will also mark the 250th Anniversary of the Berbice Rebellion, led by national hero, Cuffy in 1763. Two other important milestones in the African-Guyanese experience are the 190th Anniversary of the Demerara Revolt (1823) and 175th Anniversary of the Emancipation of Slaves. 
The nation will commemorate the 175th Anniversary of the Arrival of East Indians in Guyana (1838) and the 160th year of the Chinese. This year will also mark the 90th anniversary of the enactment of the law granting the Buxton Scholarship for the children of Buxton-Friendship.

Text Box: 2013
July 25 - August 3

Resistance, Resolve
Emancipation & Entrepreneurship
Text Box: Landmarks & Legends Art Exhibition 
Senior Citizensí Party & Documentary Film Show
Miss Emancipation Pageant & Gala
Commemoration Church Service
Childrenís Culture Camp
High Achieversí History Tour to Berbice
Cultural Extravaganza, Campfire & Libation
Emancipation Festival
Village Conference & Freedom March

Theme for 2013: Milestones to Freedom: Resistance, Resolve, Emancipation & Entrepreneurship

Text Box: Milestones to Freedom: 
Resistance, Resolve, Emancipation & Entrepreneurship

Let the Drums Roll
The Story Must Be Told
Let the Music Play
Freedom Is Here To Stay! 

Saturday, June 15, 2013
from 7: 00 p.m. 
454 Vermont Street
Brooklyn, New York 11207
(between Blake & Sutter Avenues)

250th Anniversary of the Berbice Rebellion
190th Anniversary of the Demerara Revolt
175th Anniversary of the Emancipation from Slavery
175th Anniversary of the Arrival of the East Indians
160th Anniversary of the Arrival of the Chinese
90th Anniversary of the Buxton Scholarship Act
Itís Our History, Letís Honour It!

Join us for an Evening of Conversation, Music, Food & Dance
The Incredible Shanto NG with Master Drummer Menes de Griot
Drum Parade, Libation, Salute to The Elders
Comfa & Kwe-Kwe
Poetry, Shanto & Dance
Delicious Creole, Indian & Chinese Cuisine
Homemade Beverages, Ice Cream & Exotic Drinks
Itís Our Culture, Letís Celebrate It!
Suggested Donations
Admission: $5
Food & Refreshments at friendly prices

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				(347)881-7055 / (347)863-6121

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June 15, 2013


6:00 p.m.

Buxton Soiree

Brooklyn, NY, USA


July 25, 2013



Landmarks & Legends

Art Exhibition


July 26, 2013



Documentary Film Show


July 27, 2013


8:00 p.m.

Emancipation Pageant

& Gala

Tipperary Hall

Buxton, ECD, Guyana

July 28, 2013



Commemoration Service


July 29, 2013




Culture Camp


July 30, 2013



High Achievers

Berbice History Tour

1763 Berbice Rebellion

Monuments & Landmarks

July 31, 2013



Cultural Extravaganza

Campfire & Libation


August 1, 2013


August 2,2013





Emancipation Festival


Village Symposium

Community Ball Ground