House of NyahBinghi observes Black History Month

first_imgCountries worldwide continue to adopt Black History Month, and Guyana’s House of NyahBinghi will host a series of events to mark the festivities.The East Coast Demerara communities of Bachelor’s Adventure and Paradise will be venue to a host of activities planned to mark this year’s Black History MonthCuffy: The 1763 Monument depicting the “Great Rebellion” that occurred on Plantation Magdalenenburg, in Canje, Berbiceobservances. Over the next three days, the House of NyahBinghi will host lectures and documentaries at Bare Root, Bachelor’s Adventure from 18:00h, and special focus will be placed on development of Rastafarian Youth, especially in the area of agricultural business ventures.The organisers explained on Thursday that during the various programmes there will be drumming, chanting and dancing at various locations from February 9 to 11, including at Mocha on the East Bank of Demerara and Sophia in, Greater Georgetown. The activities will culminate at Buxton from Republic Day to February 25, 2018.Black History Month was originally set aside every February to highlight the challenges and achievements of African Americans, but the celebration has been adopted by a number of other countries across the globe.last_img

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