Title: Derek Walcott coming for CARIFESTA
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Title: Derek Walcott coming for CARIFESTA
Physical Description: Newspaper clipping
Language: English
Publisher: Stabroek News, Friday, 19 February 2008, page 11
Publication Date: 2008
 Subjects
Subject: Caribbean
Participation
Walcott, Derek
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Abstract: Article reports that Nobel Prize winner of Saint Lucia, Derek Walcott will be participating in CARIFESTA X 2008 in Guyana.
Funding: Digitized with funding from the Digital Library of the Caribbean grant awarded by TICFIA.
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Bibliographic ID: CA00100709
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Holding Location: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier: CARIFESTA X 2008

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STABROEK NEWS. Friday, February 29, 2008


Page 11


Derek Walcott coming for Carifesta


The Nobel Prize winner
Derek Walcott will be
coming to Guyana for
Carifesta. Speaking to the
Stabroek News on
Wednesday, Dr David
Dabydeen who is on a
visit to Guyana said that
the renowned Caribbean
poet has responded
favourably to an invitation
to come here and give a
reading of his verse. He


has also agreed to hold a
master class for Guyanese
writers.
Walcott has in the past
expressed criticisms of
Carifesta on the basis that
most Caribbean govern-
ments do not provide ade-
quate funding for the arts
on a consistent basis, but
splurge it on one event.
His coming represents a
major plus for Carifesta.


Derek Walcott




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