Women in History: Martha Ruby Holland - Music Educator, Entrepreneur and Humanitarian

Women in History: Martha Ruby Holland – Music Educator, Entrepreneur and Humanitarian

Music Educator, Martha Ruby Holland,

Music Educator, Martha Ruby Holland,

In 1958, Martha Ruby Holland (nee Nicholson) founded the first Ruby Holland School of Music  in British Guiana, South America. She was an avid believer in music education and the art.  She believed that everyone possessed creative talent and spent her life providing artistic opportunities for students regardless of their age, social standing or financial means.

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Happy Republic Day “Mashramani” Guyana

Happy Republic Day “Mashramani” Guyana

Guyana celebrates Republic Day or Mashramani (abbreviated as ‘Mash) on February usually on the 23rd. Guyanese citizens enjoy festive and colourful parades much like that of a carnival, music, and games. Guyanese cook on this special day to mark the birth of a new country.

Mashramani should not be confused with the country’s Independence Day on May 26. After it gained independence from the British…

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Practice yuh Guyanese Whine!

Mashramani celebration is heating in GT. Here are a few ways to show Guyana Pride…

Mashramani celebration is heating in GT. Here are a few ways to show Guyana Pride…

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Do you get upset (or do you KEEP CALM) if someone refers to you as being from the Caribbean instead of South America? I was just reading the comments of a story where it turned into a heated discussion, mostly among Non-Guyanese, claiming that Guyanese are very sensitive about this. Is this a big deal for you, or do you just embrace the cultural similarities and keep it moving?
Do you get upset (or do you KEEP CALM) if someone refers to you as being from the Caribbean instead of South America? I was just reading the comments of a story where it turned into a heated discussion, mostly among Non-Guyanese, claiming that Guyanese are very sensitive about this. Is this a big deal for you, or do you just embrace the cultural similarities and keep it moving?

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Money won’t make you happy… but everybody wants to find out for themselves ~~Zig Ziglar

Money won’t make you happy… but everybody wants to find out for themselves ~~Zig Ziglar

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Mash Makeup by Eye-Like Makeup by Kerry. Check out her Page.» https://www.facebook.com/Eye.Like.by.Kerry

Mash Makeup by Eye-Like Makeup by Kerry. Check out her Page.» https://www.facebook.com/Eye.Like.by.Kerry

Mashramani Fever is in the Air! Are you ready to celebrate? Image Source: http://www.gtvibes.com/

Mashramani Fever is in the Air! Are you ready to celebrate?

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Amy Elizabeth Imrie, Roman Catholic Nun & Former Wealthy British HeiressNun Amy Elizabeth Imrie
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Amy Elizabeth Imrie, Roman Catholic Nun & Former Wealthy British Heiress

Nun Amy Elizabeth Imrie

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Women in History: Early Successful Women of Chinese DescentDoreen Chung, Former First Lady of Guyana

Martha nee Fung Kee Fungwas one of the earliest female…View Post

Women in History: Early Successful Women of Chinese Descent

Doreen Chung, Former First Lady of Guyana

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