Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Jamaican dance, song groups for CARIFESTA
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 Material Information
Title: Jamaican dance, song groups for CARIFESTA
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 6/23/1972
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: CA00199660
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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Jamaican dance, song

groups for Carifesta

THE 60 strong Jamaica
National Dance Thea t r e
company led by Rex Nettle-
ford is among the groups to
represent that country dur-
The, appearance at CARI-
FESTA of the National
Dance Theatre precedes its
tour of the United Kingdom
where they will appear for
a three-week season at the
Saddler's Wells in London.
Rex Nettleford, the leader
of this dance- company, con-
sillered one of the most ex-
perienced in the Common-
wealth Caribbean, has been
appointed special adviser to
the Prime Minister of Ja-
maica, Mr. Michael Manley,
in the field of Art and Cul-
ture. This outstanding writ-
er and artist has' been
named chairman of the com-
mittee to carry out an ex-
tensive review and assess-

ment of art and cultural de-
velopment in that country.
Also representing Jamai-
ca -at CARIFESTA- will be
the Jamaica Folk Singers,
led by Miss Olive Lewin, a
Director of the Jamaica
School of Music. These folk
singers recently won the
first prize at the Interna-
tional. Folk ,Musie. held liu
Argentina and have recent-
ly performed at the Organi-
sation of American States
Folk Music Festival held in
Popular Reggae and Pop
singer Max Romeo-the 'Let
the Power on I' man, Count
Ozzie and his Mystical Re-
velations are also among
the artists taking part in
A three-act play 'Smile
Orange' which has been
running in Jamaica since
last November will be staged
at the Theatre Guild by the
original cast.

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