Welcome to Kiskadee Village

Is it about ceramic sculptures of women of a bygone era in rural Guyana? Or is it about the stories they tell? The lines have become blurred and it is now impossible to unravel the two. Gaitri Pagrach-Chandra is a ceramics artist who was born and raised in Guyana. She has been residing in The Netherlands for the last 35-odd years.

How Kiskadee Days started

One cold and dreary autumn day in Holland, the faint call of the kiskadee in my head started...

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July 2018, Kiskadee Days was awarded the Godfrey Chin Prize for Heritage Journalism; "(....) Kiskadee Days embodies all of Godfrey's attributes and advances all the core values GCA considers when determining awards - origininality, scope, impact/influence, contribution to harmony, innovation and creativity."

Guyana Cultural Association of New York