The National Stadium at Providence, East Bank Demerara came alive on Sunday with a kaleidoscope at the GT&T sponsored and organised National ColorFest.
The event formed part of the celebration of the Hindu Festival, Holi.
The colour fest, the first ever such organised in Guyana, attracted over 7000 persons reflecting Guyana’s diverse ethnic and religious population.
Themed Blue Powder, blue was the dominant colour as the participants made lavish use of the powder distributed by the company.
The National Stadium audience was entertained by Chutney Queen Fiona Singh, Shakti Strings Orchestra, Yakesh Yankarran, Kings Tassa group and several other talented groups.
Another first was the National Chowtal Competition which attracted several groups.
The group, Indus Voices, won the $300,000 first prize. The second and third place groups received $150,000 and G$50,000 respectively.
More than $600,000 was given away for talent and creative themes.
A special prize was given to the most “blue” person – and this segment was voted for by the massive crowd’s applause.
The company, as part of its planned programme for its 20th anniversary, recently organised events in observance of the major religious holidays in Guyana.
Numerous persons applauded the Company for its vision and foresight in holding the National ColorFest and called upon it to continue doing so.
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