Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Pilgrim, Seymour off to Cuba
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 Material Information
Title: Pilgrim, Seymour off to Cuba
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Sunday Graphic
Publication Date: 1/30/1972
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: CA00199642
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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off to Cuba
CARIFESTA Commission-
er Frank Pilgrim is this
week holding discussions in
Cuba with cultural, organis-
ations arranging Cutba's par-
ticipation in-the Caribbean
Festival of Arts to be held in
Georgetown August 25 to
September 15.
Mr. Pilgrim, who left
Guyana yesterday -morning
on a three-nation tour is ac-
companied by Mr. A. J. Sey-
mour, Deputy Chairman of
the National .History and
Arts Council, the member of
the Carifesta Planning Com-
mittee who is responsible
for compilation of the multi-
lingual Anthology of New
Writing in the Caribbean
which is to be published to
coincide with the festival.
They are visiting Cuba,
Haiti and the Dominican Re-
publ.c, three of the 25 coun-
tries invited to participate in
Carifesta Director Miss
Lynette Dolphin returned
during the past week from
discussions with national
cultural institutes in Brazil.
Meanwhile, work has be--
gun on detailed planning for
welcoming, housing and
feeding about 600 artists,
musicians, dancers, drama-
tists and writers from 26 na-
tions of the Caribbean and
South America who are ex-
pected in Guyana next Au-
gust for the first Caribbean
Festival of Creative Arts.
The 15-meinber Carifesta
Hospitality Commnaittee, head-
ed by Miss MVagda Pollard,
Principal of the Carnegie
School of. Home Economics,
started work this weekend.
Among their responsibili-
ties is the furnishing and
maintenance of the 100 "Fes-
tival City" houses in North
Ruimlveld during the three-
week period of the festival
August 25 to Septexmlber 15

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