The Independence Float and Costume Band Parade, held last Thursday, saw 29 groups participating. The results for the various competitions are as follows:
The “Full Costume” Category – Large, was copped by Digicel, who also got first in the Commercial Float Category” while second place went to Region Three (Essequibo Islands/West Demerara). Honest Illusion and Preston Paul took third place.
The Ministry of Communities got first place in the Medium Full Costume Category followed by the Ministry of Public Health in second; Ministry of Natural Resources, third; as the Ministry of Public Infrastructure and the Ministry of Social Protection tied for the fourth place.
Region Six (East Berbice/Corentyne) took first place in the Small Full Costume Category. The Ministry of Finance came in second place followed by the Guyana Ex-Police Association.
In the Large Semi Costume Category, the Amazon Warriors Float took first place with the Association of the Ex-Guyana Natural Service coming in second.
First place in the medium category went to the Demerara Village Guyana Incorporated while Jumbo Jet got first in the Small Semi Costume Category and second in the “Float – Commercial Category”
The Ministry of Public Infrastructure took the best Male Individual costume with Digicel copping the best female.
The King and Queen Costume category went to the Ministry of Public Infrastructure and Ministry of Education respectively.
Meanwhile, first place for the Non Commercial Float Category went to the Ministry of Public Health; the Ministry of Communities, second, followed by the Ministry of Agriculture – third.
The Ministry of Natural Resources took first in the “Floats with revelers” category, with the Ministry of Education falling in second.
“Best Designer” went to Olympia Small Sonaram while Neilson Nurse was announced as the runner-up.
‘BRIGHT UP GUYANA’ WINNERS
There were a total of 16 entries covering both Organisations and Individual categories. In some cases, Organisations/Individuals would have entered more than one category.
This competition was judged on May 29.
The Ministry of Agriculture grabbed first place in the Non commercial – Bright up Guyana Competition, followed by the Ministry of Education – Lot 21 Brickdam, second, with its other branch – 26 Brickdam, coming in third.
The best decorated and illuminated building category saw the Hydrometeorological Office, Brickdam, copping first place with the Ministry of Health taking second, respectively.
In the Commercial Category, the best decorated building went to GuyOil, whilst the best Decorated and Illuminated Building in this category, went to Palm Court with NT Computeac coming in second place.
The best Decorated Building saw the Sophia Special School grabbing first place with the Winfer Gardens Primary coming in second.
The Non Commercial category went to the Ministry of Agriculture.
Meanwhile, Mr. and Mrs Roy Geddes got first place in the “Residence” Category and second place in Best Decorated and Illuminated Building, with Vibert and Alexander Belle receiving second in the Residence Category, and first in the Best Decorated and Illuminated Building category. Kathleen Nurse copped third.
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