If you are living on the East Coast of Demerara, then the place to be on the holiday weekend is the Ogle Community Centre Ground for the third annual East Coast Fair and Chutney Show
The Fair is billed for Sunday, May 4, followed by the Chutney Show on Monday, May 5.
On Sunday, there will be a prize-giving ceremony for residents. The organisers, B.E.S.T. Family Entertainment in collaboration with CRAZY and 71 Sound will be distributing shopping voucher certificates to three single parents as well as three school vouchers.
There will also be lots of giveaways for the kids, including ice cream and hampers. In addition, there will be a kid’s fun park consisting of trampoline, face painting, bouncy castle and other games. For the adults, there will be several business booths as well as a well-stocked bar.
There will also be barbecue on sale. Admission to the Fair is absolutely free. However, on the holiday, the Chutney Show will be the headlining event. The show will feature former International Chutney Monarch KI, along with Guyana’s Chutney King; Steven Ramphal, Mystic and AW Lyrical. The emcee for the Show will be “Chiney Man”.
Music for the event will be provided by No. 71 Sound, Full Bloom, Platinum, DJ Golden Chyld, Fusion One Voice, Selector Andre and Damion. In addition, Royalty Vibes will be in the house. General admission tickets cost $1500 and more at the gate, and for the VIP experience, patrons will pay $6000. Secure parking will be available.
Tickets are available at Matts Printing, Industry; Prance Chinese Supermarket, Industry; Giftland Mall; AAA Service Centre, Giftland Mall; Dacts Pharmacy, Plaisance; Jai Signs, Albouystown; Suresh Grocery Store, Stabroek Market and BM Soat, Croal Street, Georgetown.
For the Chutney Show, gates to the venue will open at 18:00h, with 21:00h set for show time. The event is sponsored by the Government of Guyana, Sterling Products Limited, Jai Signs, Attorney-at-Law Nigel Hughes and others.