Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: CARIFESTA second stage under way
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 Material Information
Title: CARIFESTA second stage under way
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Weekend Post and Sunday Argosy
Publication Date: 2/6/1972
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: CA00199646
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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'Carifesia' second

stage under way
The second stage of "Operation
Carifesta '72" has begun, with
teams of Carifesta workers visitf
ing schools in the past week ei
plaining what Carifesta is all
Carifesta Director Mis-' Lynett
Dolphin has noted that according
to the plan devised two yeat~
ago for organisation' of this' firs
Caribbean Festival of Creative
Arts, the first' stage' of the oper-
ations was to visit all the
countries invited to participate,
to hold discussions' with: the
relevant authorities and find out
what each country would con-
"Only in this wayj' Miss Dol-
phin said, "could we set about'
planning a programme in gooj
time. This stage of the plan is al-
most complete.'-
Miss Dolphin, who is chairman
of the Carifesta Central Planning
Coinmmittee, disclosed that at the
Co6mnittee's first meeting for
this month, it was decided that.
teams from the Carifesta Se<
retariat should visit schloble;
youth groups local authorities
women's insgtites and similaX
communilg organisationis,
make sure that everyboi irt1
Guyana children as well as
adults will have a clea'rid
of what Carffesta '72 meaih,.
what will take place iere in Gu-
ana between August 25 and Sep-
teriber 15, and in what ways
everybody will be involved.

Following this decision, thd
thrie'teams from the Secretariat
have in the past, week set out oil
the series of visits, taking : witH
them printed information mater-
ial for distributtr)n. Betwerif noo
and Republic Week this phase .of
the plan will be cotmplfee- TEiO
next stage, which begins- after the
Republic Celebftionis, will be re-
hearsals for the Guyana partici-
bation in Carifestf.
In this Festival, musicians,
composes,' darib~i, actors, poets
and othi6' writers, artists and
sculptors and other creative
people from 25 countries of th~
Caribbban and South America
will be meeting in Guyana and
displaying their artistic achicvo-
ments for the educational enter-
tainment of all.
Preparations for specific phas.
of Festival Activity are now in
Tle TIospitality Committee,
which will be responsible for the
reception, accommodatinn and
general welfare of their official
guests, started work last weeli
Today, the Transportation Com-
mittee is holding its first meeting
while more than 75. professional
pliotograhliers in Guyana hate'
been invited to a meeting this
morning at the Teachiers' Asso-
ciation Hall to discuss arrange&
meils for the International
tiotgraphic Exhibitioln which
will be a part of tHe Pestfiali'

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