The Third SAnnual

El Dorado Awards

December, 2017

Marriot Hotel,

Georgetown, Guyana


The Caribbean Voice Invites Nominations for the 2017 El Dorado Awards

Georgetown, Guyana, Jan 28th, 2017: The Caribbean Voice, an NGO involved in suicide and abuse prevention and anti-violence activism, is inviting nominations for its Third Annual El Dorado Awards to be held in December, at the Marriot Hotel in Georgetown, Guyana.

The El Dorado Awards was launched in August 2015 to recognize affirmations agents on Guyana’s social landscape  - individuals, businesses and organizations (local and overseas) that give back to communities and causes, promote and support social causes and/or engage in charitable work to empower and positively impact lives. Those who give so much of their time, efforts and resources to make a difference are often unacknowledged and even unrecognized. The purpose of the Ed Dorado Awards is to ensure that the Guyanese nation become aware of the work of these individuals and entities, to make them aware of each other and to foster a spirit of collaboration among them.

The only event of its kind in the Caribbean, the El Dorado Awards draws its honorees from the various regions of Guyana and is reflective of the various sub groups, communities and ethno-cultures. The event comprises the awards presentation itself, a non-alcoholic reception and a dynamic cultural interlude that embraces the Guyana’s multi-cultural diversity and genres.

Award categories, eligibility criteria and previous honorees can be accessed online at Nominations, to include name, address, phone number, email and short bios or background information, should be sent via email to, via instant messaging (IM) on facebook to Annan Boodram, Nazim Hussain or Dr. Franklin Rodney or via text messaging to 646-461-0574.

The Caribbean Voice is also inviting sponsors for the awards. For inquiries or further information please call 644 1152, 646 4669 (Guyana) or 718-542-4454 or 646-461-0574 (Canada, USA) or send email to


The El Dorado Awards

2016 Program

Superstar Terry Gajraj

Chutney King Roger Hinds

Chutney King Bunty Singh

Young Calypso Monarch Prince Krish

Chutney Star Satish Udairam

Versatile Apache Warrior

Nightingale Celia Samaroo

Shania & Donald Griffith

The Victoria Renegades Masquerade Band

Tassa Drummers

Afro Guyanese Drummers

Indian Pop, Classical and Folk Dances

Interpretive Dancers

Testimonials From Abuse and Suicide Survivors



The Inimitable WR Reaz

SMS's Shanaz Hussain directly from New York

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