Celebrating Guyana's Independence Day

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Canning House is pleased to present a virtual celebration of Guyana's Independence Day, with a message from the Guyanese High Commission, and a selection of resources to mark the day.

Celebrating Guyana's Independence Day

Canning House is pleased to present a virtual celebration of Guyana's Independence Day, on 26 May!

Including a message from HE Acting High Commissioner Peggy McLennan, Acting High Commissioner of Guyana to the UK, and resources to mark the day.

A message from HE Acting High Commissioner Peggy McLennan, Acting High Commissioner of Guyana to the UK

In her message to mark the 55th anniversary of Guyanese Independence, 26 May 1966, HE Acting High Commissioner Peggy McLennan celebrates Guyana's continued drive for national development and prosperity for all with the national motto 'one people, one nation, one destiny,' and reflects on the challenges Guyana has faced with resilience.

The Green Traveller's Guide to Guyana

The Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA) has partnered with the leading British eco travel specialists, Green Traveller, to create the Green Traveller’s Guide to Guyana.

Guyana has picked up multiple international awards recognising its own brand of green tourism including the Destination Stewardship Award from the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), World’s #1 “Best in Ecotourism” and “Best in Sustainable Tourism” from the Latin American Travel Association (LATA) Achievement Awards.

To learn more about green tourism in Guyana:

Visit the Green Traveller website

Read the full press release

Guyanese Culture and Heritage

With a vast mix of ethnic backgrounds, traditions, spiritual beliefs, festivals, architecture and landscapes, the memories of Guyana blaze long after travellers have left its shores.

To learn about Guyana's rich culture and heritage:

Visit GuyanaTourism

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