Winfer Gardens, Diamond Secondary among winners in Children’s float parade
The children’s Mashramani costume and float parade got underway Saturday morning as spectators flocked the streets of Georgetown and the National Park to view the event.
Among the winning schools areEast Street Nursery, Winfer Garden Primary and Diamond Secondary. Students countrywide took to the road today displaying their colourful floats while moving to the sound of popular soca music.
The event started at Parade Ground and culminated at the National Park. Some participants opted to display mythical characters, legends and fairy tales, while others focused on enhancing a cleaner environment.
Children were seen prancing and dancing along the roadways behind their floats. The results of the competition revealed that East Street Nursery copped first place while Selman Fraser nursery copped second.
El Dorado Explosion and Happy Hearts Nursery copped third place with their theme “Remembering Our Ancestry”. In the primary category, Winfer Garden Primary School copped the first prize while success elementary copped second and North Georgetown came third.
Meanwhile, Diamond Secondary School copped first place for the secondary category while Cummings Lodge acquired second place and Sophia secondary school came third.
In the individual presentation, Kawall primary acquired first position, while in the children’s organisation category Hinterland Scholarship achieved first position.
Region three won the competition in the regional category. Guyana Telephone and Telegraph company public relations officer; Allison Parker said GT&T is pleased to have sponsored the children’s float parade.
The event brought the curtain down on this year’s Ministry of Education Unit of Allied Arts Children’s Mashramani competition. Click here for pictures