Calendar of cultural events, sporting events and important dates in Guyana
Mashramani February: Annual carnival style festival celebrating, Guyana becoming a Republic in 1970. The name derives from the Arawak language meaning 'job well done'.
Rupununi Rodeo April: Held each year during the Easter weekend at Rupununi.
Indian Arrival Day May: in Guyana May 5th
On this day in 1838 that the first group of indentured labour from India arrived in Guyana to work in sugar plantations.
August: 1st Celebrates the abolition of slavery in 1834
Amerindian Heritage Day
September:10thPart of the Amerindian Heritage Month Celebrations.
Please note: Some dates are subject to change annually.