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Guyana Independence Parade in Brooklyn

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The Guyana Independence Celebration Committee (New York) has announced its theme is “Fan the Flame of Guyanese Patriotism.” This is the largest Independence commemoration outside of Guyana and the second largest West Indian celebration in New York City, after the Labor Day parade.  

The parade assembles at Utica and Church Avenues at 11:00 a.m and will proceed east on Church Avenue and south on Ralph Ave to end at Preston Court.

Flag Raising Ceremony and Unity Concert

Date & Time: June 2nd at 2:00 p.m

Location: 8024 Preston Court and Ralph Ave, Brooklyn NY

Performances by: Patrice Roberts, celebrated Guyanese artiste Onyolla Phillips aka “Stitchie The One Man Band,” Guyana’s Chutny monarch Steven Ramphall, Guyana’s Calypso Monarch Kenroy Fraser – Mighty Believer, Carib Soca Monarch Brandon Harding, Soca Artistes Nessa Preppy and Freezy and Guyanese-American Hip Hop artiste Lia Givenchy, among others.  

Earlier Event: June 1
Caribbean Costume Design Workshop
Later Event: June 2
Flatbush Ave Street Fair