Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: UNESCO to give $20,000 to CARIFESTA
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 Material Information
Title: UNESCO to give $20,000 to CARIFESTA
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 1/15/1972
Subject: Carifesta (1st : 1972 : Guyana), Festivals - Caribbean Area
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: South America -- Guyana -- Georgetown
Funding: Support for the development of the technical infrastructure and partner training provided by the United States Department of Education TICFIA program.
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Bibliographic ID: CA00199619
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Holding Location: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: CARIFESTA I 1972

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give $20,000
to Carifesta
tariat disclosed yesterday that
UNESCO had, agreed to give
$20,000 (G) towards thee
Caribbean Festival of Crea-
tive Arts, to be held in Guy-
ana in August.
At a news conference yes-
terday afternoon it was dis-
closed that the organisation
was also willing to assist
other artists in the various
territories to attend the festi-
Miss 'Lynette Dolphin Di-
rector of the Secretariat, said
25 countries had now been of-
ficially invited and had in-
dicated their willingness to
take part .in the festival,
To date members of the
Planning Committee have
visited 18 of the countries,
Mr. Frank Pilgrim and Mr.
A. J. Seymour are leaving to-
morrow to visit Cuba, Haiti
and the Dominican Republic
and visits to the remaining
four countries have been
She told the conference
that indications were that the
three weeks of CARIFESTA
would be fully occupied with
a nrogramme of creative acti-
vities such as plays, folk-
dance and modern dance
groups 'recitals, choral
groups, instrumentalists and
The art exhibitions will be
fully represented and literary
contributions for inclusion in
the Anthology of New Writ-
ing in the,Caribbean, are be-
ing received almost daily.
Miss Dolphin also said that
it was estimated there would
be between 600 and 800 art-
ists visiting Guyana from
participating countries over
the three-week period of

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