SV/ Pictorial representation of the festival symbol
. Four entries have been received
for the architectural competition
for the design of the proposed
National Cultural Centre which is
'to be erected in Georgetown in
time-for the Caribbean Festival
of Creative Arts (CARIFESTA.'72)
in August 1972
Entries aie now being scrutin-
ized by four assessors, including
an architect, a town planner, a
civil engineer and a musician, and
it is expected that within a short
of the representation at Cariesta.
Mr. Arthur Seyniour will be spend-
ing the coming week in Venezuelg
and Colombia for this purpose.
A series of meetings has been ar-
ranged by the Guyana Embassy
in Caracas which will enable Mh.
Seymour to explain in greatest
detail the scope and the vision of
ume tUIea deluWin wmU oe Ine Meanwhile, pictorial representa-
knownU tions of the festival symbol were
CONCERT HALL made available to the press. The
entry was submitted by Billy Ryan
The competition which was re- .Enterprises Ltd., an advertising
stricted tc architects resident in and public relations' firm founded
Guyana called for a design of a by a Guyanese and located in St.,
building or complex of buildings John Anligua, who won the $500.00
which would provide accommoda- award.
tion for a concert hall seating two
,thousand or more persons which
would be capable of being adapted
to a smaller intimate theatre seat-
ing about five hundred persons.
The compi.x also includes pro.
vision for a steel band practice
room, rehearsals room, art galler-
ies, etc. It is hoped that phase one
- the concert hall will.be ready
in time for the festival.
Members, of the Planning Com-
mittee continue to make explora-
tory visits to invited countries in
an effort to ascertain the nature
Weekend Post and Sunday Argosy
Sunday, November 21, 1971.
From the Carifesta Clippings collection
National Library of Guyana