Buzzing this weekend


This is the final weekend before the Mashramani activities officially culminate with the float parade on Thursday, and there sure is a lot of Mash themed activities and events to go around all weekend long!Today

The Senior Calypso Finals is it tonight! Tonight at the Demerara Park (Banks DIH Parking Lot, Opposite Thirst Park) see defending champion Lester ‘De Professor’ Charles take on the 10 other finalists including Junior Calypso winner T’Shanna Cort! Competition starts off at 20:00hrs.

The Garage Drive In Bar and Grill presents “Ignition” outdoor rave! Raving the right way, so let loose and RAVE. Special performances by top EDM DJs like Esan Benzy and Fire Feelinz. Tickets are $1,000, but it’s $2,000 at the Gate! Best ravers to receive prizes.

704 and Pulse Entertainment presents “Dreamers Paradise”. Enjoy an interesting mix of EDM, Dancehall and Soca music as 704 is transformed into a dreamland! There will be several DJs including Guyana’s own soca monarch champion Jumo!

Team Tronixx will be kickstarting their Mashramani season with a party called “Rock and Come In” at Bunker 81 (formerly Club Latino)! Come party to all your favorite soca from old to new with music by Mix master Tony! Enjoy free Jell-O shots for the first 50 persons and surprise giveaways for ladies and the largest groups! Doors open from 20:00hrs.


The Chutney Finals is on at Canje Community Centre Ground, Berbice! Starting from 20:00hrs!

The Steelband Competition (Minor Category) will play out at the Theatre Guild!

If there’s one thing we’ve come to love about Mash is the many Jouvert parties! Ministry of Sounds wants to go all the way with “Full Extreme Jouvert” at Palm Court featuring an impressive and extensive line up of local and regional DJs to keep the vibes pumping! No Stush Vibes Allowed! Tickets cost $2,000!

Pulse Entertainment is merging Jungle Fever and J’ouvert in one! Two parties, one night at 704’s Parking Lot! Get the jungle fever from DJ Ryan, Shizzle, Country Boy, selector Carl and two special guest DJs as you get wet and colourful! Admission: $2,000 before 22:00hrs, early bird tickets are $1,500! Party starts 18:00hrs.

There’s a Corona Mash Cooler Bash on at the YMCA from 16:00hrs! Enjoy Corona Specials all night! the cooler fete will be epic and will allow patrons to feel the wonders of having their own bar right at their feet while the musical stylings of Guyana’s best DJs play the best in Soca.

Club Privilege and Boss Lady Fridays bring to you, the sexiest and hottest party to kick off the Mash celebrations, presenting “Wet Dreams” featuring Jamaican artiste Vanessa Bling aka Gaza Slim! It’s going down at the Tower Suits Poolside! Also on deck will by DJ Garwin, Gully Ras, DJ Energy, and DJ Akelo

HotspotGY presents it’s charity event “Cabana Cocktail” at 704 Sky Lounge! Event starts at 16:00hrs, and this year proceeds will benefit their soon to be launched Maternal Health project. Tickets cost $2,000, which entitles you to one free cocktail and one free shooter!

Did someone say Curry Fest? Food for the Poor presents Curry Fest at the National Gynasium Tarmac. A wide selection of curry will be available, ranging from seafood, wild meat chicken, duck and mutton served with roti, rice or puri! Music will be supplied by Legend’s Family Sound and Stitchy Vibes Machine! Event begins at 12:00hrs!

The Miss Mash Pageant has returned! And it’s happening at the National Cultural Centre where six young ladies are vying for the spot to be the Miss Mashramani Queen.

The Stage Five Road map makes a stop at the Seawalls tonight with the Stag Tent!

The Mash Steelband Competition concludes at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH)