High Commissioner K.J. Srinivasa addressing the audience at the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre in Guyana on 15 August 2021.
The High Commission of India organized an Indian Cultural Evening to celebrate India's 75th Independence Day at Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre on 15 August 2021.
Brigadier Mark Phillips, Prime Minister of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.
Prime Minister of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana Brigadier Mark Phillips lighting the lamp to inaugurate the cultural evening hosted by the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre in Guyana on 15 August 2021.
Former President Donald Ramotar, Minister of Health and Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Frank C. Anthony, Minister of Human Services and Social Security Vindhya Vasini Persaud, and many other prominent personalities in Guyana attended the event.
The Indian Cultural Evening included a classical Kathak Dance by Roshni Boodu & Group.
Neaz Subhan and his group showcased a skit on India's independence titled 'contemporary India and its development,' followed by a Jugalbandi performance by the Tabla teacher of the cultural center Mr. Amjad Ali Warsi, along with Dr. Mahender Sharma and Mr. Dev Anand.
A group photo of performers with the dignitaries at the event
Sushma Yenge of Namaste Yoga Studio presented a patriotism-themed yoga performance, and Berbice Delight Dance Group sang patriotic Bollywood songs to mark the occasion.
Later in the evening, the Indian arrival monument in Palmyra lit up as part of India's decision to illuminate 75 iconic structures worldwide with the Indian tricolor on the 75th Anniversary of Independence Day on 15 August 2021.