Ithaca set for Emancipation celebrations


ITHACA Village, West Bank Berbice, known for its close association with African traditions and folklore, is set to stage a grand day-long Emancipation Day celebration on Monday, starting from 10hrs.Joan Taylor, one of the organisers, said President David Granger has been invited to attend the event, which will comprise cultural performances, and to deliver the feature address.

According to Taylor, the entire area at Back Street, Ithaca had been spruced up and decorated to support the gaiety of the event.

She expressed gratitude to the region’s contractors for responding to a call from the Region Five Administration and donating 15 loads of sand to build up the area free of charge.