Guyana Culture

Guyana National Anthem & Pledge

National Anthem of Guyana Lyrics: A.L. Luker – Music: Robert Cyril Gladstone Potter

Dear land of Guyana, of rivers and plains, Made rich by the sunshine and lush by the rains, Set gem-like and fair between mountains and sea, Your children salute you, dear land of the free.


Guyana State Symbols

Guyana has two main national symbols; The Coat Of Arm and The Flag Of Guyana.

Coat of Arms: 

The Guyana Coat of Arms includes a crest of an Amerindian head-dress. This symbolizes the indigenous people of Guyana. The crest is also called the Cacique’s Crown. (more…)

People Of Guyana

People Of Guyana

Guyana consists of the following six ethnic groups, and is normally referred to as the “Land of Six People.

East Indians
The East Indians are the largest ethnic group in Guyana. East Indians are of Indian descendants of indentured laborers from India.
They were brought from India, that was then British India, to Guyana, called British Guiana then.