GGR in the Community

: GGR at Folk Festival 2016!

The Guyana Cultural associated hosted its annual Folk Festival on September 4th at the Old Boys High School in Brooklyn, New York. GGR was happy to be one of vendors and a part of the festivities, which included entertainment, exhibitions, food booths, live music. The event was well attended which gives us an opportunity to raise funds and promote awareness of the Guyanese Girls Rock movement and scholarship. We would like to thank everyone who…

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: Kelly Hyles Received First Guyanese Girls Rock Scholarship Award

On April 10th, the first Guyanese Girls Rock Scholarship award was presented to Kelly Hyles at the “Bridging the Gap” Millennial Conference in Brooklyn, New York.  Kelly, a high school senior, was accepted to the top 8 Ivy League schools in the United States and was honor for academic excellence. She was presented with the Guyanese Girls Rock Certificate of Scholarship and a new Apple MacBook laptop computer by GGR’s Founder, Cloyette Harris-Stoute. Kelly was born in Georgetown, Guyana and…

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: GGR Booth at Guyana Folk Festival 2015

Nothing says Summer in New York like an outdoor festival and yesterday the Cultural Association of New York Inc. held its annual Folk Festival & Family Fun Day at the Old Boys High School Grounds, Brooklyn, New York. Guyanese Girls Rock was happy to be a part of the festivities that included singing, dancing and musical performances.  Proceeds from the sale of merchandise  from the GGR booth will go toward the Guyanese Girls Rock Technology Scholarship Fund.

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: International Women’s Day Red Revolution Gala 2015 in Guyana….

The Guyana National Cultural Center was ablaze  with talent on Monday evening for the “Let the Women Speak” Red Revolution Gala. Women from all over the country showed up decked out in a sea of red as a sign of solidarity and strength for the fight against domestic violence. The crowd was treated to live performances by local and overseas talent including poetry by 2014 Youth Poet Laureate, Ramya Ramana, choreographed dancing, skits and several…

: Guyanese Girls Rock at Guyana Fun Day in Brooklyn…

Despite the spontaneous downpour or rain, the show went as usual. The annual Family Fun Day, sponsored by the Guyana Cultural Association, was held on Sunday, August 31 at Old Boys High School Grounds, in Brooklyn, NY.  The festivities included an exciting program featuring folklore games and activities, plus a special performance from singer, Lisa Punch.  Here are a few pics from the GGR booth.  

: GGR Founder Among 10 Guyanese Women Honored by the Guyana Cultural Association

Guyanese Girls Rock founder, Cloyette Harris-Stoute, was one of 10 women who were recently honored at the 2014 Guyana Cultural Association Folk Festival Award Ceremony in Brooklyn, New York.   Cloyette, who was recognized for her outstanding contributions to contemporary media, was presented with her Award by GCA committee member, Allison Skeete. Other notable honorees, many of whom were featured by Guyanese Girls Rock,  included Patricia Jordon-Langsford, President of The Guyana Tri-State Alliance, Inc. who…

: GGR is a Proud Sponsor of the 2013 Miss Guyana Teen Excellence Pageant

GGR is proud to be one of the sponsors of the 2013 Miss Guyana Teen Excellence Pageant. Prestige Business Consultant presents the first Miss Guyana Teen Excellence Pageant, titled “Ladies of Excellence”. The pageant will be held at the National Cultural Centre on Homestretch Ave, Georgetown Guyana on August 4th, 2013 at 8:00 PM. Prestige Business Consultant is a member, of the Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports and will mentor teen girls using the…