Significant milestones to be celebrated during this year’s Amerindian Heritage Month
Speaking at a media even to launch Amerindian Heritage Month 2013, advisor to the Minister of Amerindian Affairs Yvonne Pearson said that the 2013 programme will be mixed with both cultural and educational activities.
The theme this year is “Honouring our Culture Advancing our Future”.
The Month of observances will kick off with an Interfaith Service at the Umana Yana on August 31st.
The official launching ceremony will take place at the Amerindian Heritage Village at the National Exhibition Complex in Sophia.
One of the main highlights of the month is the Heritage Village Celebration which will be taking place at Karasabai, in the South Pakaraimas.
The organisers say that some of the events which are considered as staple to the Amerindian Heritage Month include the Fund Raising Heritage Dinner, and the Amerindian Sports Fest.
Also, the Amerindian Pageant remain on the calendar of activities for the 2013 observances,