Lady Coco unveiled

Guyana’s first Female coconut monument was on Sunday unveiled to the public as Guyana prepares to celebrate the inaugural Coconut Festival under the theme “Awakening the Sleeping Giant”.

Lady Coco - The iconic sculpture signifies the versatility, strength and nurturing women provide in society.

Lady Coco – The iconic sculpture signifies the versatility, strength and nurturing women provide in society.

Lady Coco was commissioned in honor of Guyana’s first ever Coconut Festival to be held between 28-30 October at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre. This exhibition, which promises to focus attention on the coconut’s variety of uses, and its economic and creative possibilities, is a collaboration between the Ministry of Business, the Department of Tourism and the Ministry of Agriculture.