Atif Aslam Concert for May 1 at the Guyana National Stadium

The Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha (GHDS) will be hosting a number of activities to commemorate the 180th anniversary of the arrival of Indians to Guyana.

The featured event will be a concert on Tuesday, May 1, at the Guyana National Stadium, East Bank Demerara, featuring outstanding Bollywood playback singer Atif Aslam.

Aslam has taken the world of playback singing by storm in recent years, rendering hit songs such as “Pehli Nazar”, “Tu Jaane Na”, “Tere Sang Yaara”, “Dil Diyan Gallan”, “Tera Hone Laga Hoon” and “Main Rang Sharbaton Ka”.

His concerts everywhere are popular, since he is known for his energy, versatility, cool performance style and ability to switch seamlessly from the Bollywood genre to folk music, qawalis and pop songs.

He will be accompanied by his full band.

All proceeds from the concert will go towards the Dharmic Rama Krishna School Expansion project which will involve the construction of a new secondary school and additional primary facilities.

Tickets for the concert cost VVIP $20,000, VIP reserved seating $6000, general seating – $2500 and standing $1500 and are on sale at the Dharmic Kendra – Prashad Nagar; Greater , Georgetown, Red Mango – Robb Street, Georgetown; all E-networks locations; Harinarine and Sons – Regent Street, Georgetown; Countryside Agri Centre – Vreed-en-Hoop, West Bank Demerara; the Murti Shop – West Coast Demerara; and NTN – Brickdam, Georgetown.

The GHDS will also be holding a special Ramayan Festival at the Oceanview Mandir Compound on Saturday, May 5, celebrating the Ramayan traditions brought by Indian foreparents to Guyana and cultural events at the Tain Campus, Berbice, on May 4; and at the Anna Regina Mandir and West Berbice on May 5 to mark this important milestone in Guyana’s history.