Promoters anticipate massive turnout for ‘world-class’ Cricket Carnival events

A performance at Pan and Soca last year (Photo: News Room)

Ferial Suliman, the Head of Stabroek Travel, said the Super Concert is a major event that promotes Guyanese alongside big names in the industry such as Shenseea, Sean Paul and Kes the Band. The local performers are Adrian Dutchin and Nekeita.

“Our aim is to make it a celebration of unity and diversity by using world-class entertainment…we have an incredible line of international and local musical houses,” Suliman said.

This event will be held on September 23.

Nurriyah Gerrard from the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport said, “Preparations are on schedule for ‘Welcome Home Pan Brass and Soca’ …it will serve as the official kick-start to the very exciting and very packed Cricket Carnival weekend.

“We are encouraging steel pan enthusiasts and soca-holics to join us on the Kingston Beach next Thursday for an electrifying night of entertainment.”

Several popular steel bands including the Guyana Police Force Steel band and the Guyana Defence Force Steel Band.

Tickets for these events can be purchased at the CPL box office, Hits and Jams Box office, the National Cultural Centre box office, That Look Boutique, Fireside Grill and Potsalt

The crowd at the Cricket Carnival Super Concert 2022 (Photo: News Room)

Several bands have also released information about their mesmerising costumes for the road parade. Amel Griffith, the Public Relations Officer at Hits and Jams Entertainment said the costumes will be part of two trucks, one of which will have all amenities such as washroom facilities, food and drinks.

There is also the Decoded Carnival Band which was launched for Mashramani 2023 and will be participating in this year’s carnival because of the big turnout in February, Ryan Gonsalves, a representative said. And the Boom Nation and Heritage Band is also an option for revellers to be a part of.

Cricket Carnival will be hosted from September 08 to September 25, 2023, with several sports and entertainment events planned.