Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: CARIFESTA clearing house established
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 Material Information
Title: CARIFESTA clearing house established
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Advocate-News
Publication Date: 7/6/1972
 Subjects
Subject: Carifesta (1st : 1972 : Guyana), Festivals - Caribbean Area
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- Barbados -- Bridgetown
Caribbean
 Notes
Funding: Support for the development of the technical infrastructure and partner training provided by the United States Department of Education TICFIA program.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: CA00199671
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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10 AmVOCATE-NEWS, 'huiTssday, Jly 8



Carifesta




House E


Clearing




stabli shed.


GEORGETOWN, Guyana,
A clearing house has been
Set up at the offices of Guy-
ana Airways Corporation,
General agents for BWIA-of.
ficially designated carrier for
Carifesta.
The clearing house, situa-
ted'in the heart of capital
city Georgetown, will be the
controlling point for all hotel
reservations during -the Car-
ifesta period of August 25 -
September 15.
SFurther, tne clearing house
will provide information for
visitors on activities during
the three-week cultural ex-


position as well as be one
of the sales points for tickets
for the various shows. .
Rates for hotels, guest
houses and private homes
have been circulated to
BWIA offices and brochures
giving fuller details will
shortly be available at BWIA
offices, travel agents and
Guyana Missions and embas-,.
sies overseas.
Jamaica's First Lady: of
I Comedy, Louise Bennett, who


reflects the way Jamaicans
and ordinary West Indians
feel -and think and live will
be a special guest of Cari-
festa.
Louise Bennett through her
writings, poems and songs in
vernacular has raised the
picturesque folk speech to an
art level which is unforget-
table.
The research and folklore
creations for the Jamaica
stage and TV by Louise Ben-


nett have helped to save
much of Jamaican folk mat-
erial from extinction and she
has published many of her
works poems, songs and
anancy stories.
Her positive contribution to
Jamaican cultural life has
earned her the MBE and the
Musgrave Silver Medal. Miss
Bennett, more affectionately
known a'- "Miss Lou" will be
featured in several shows at
Carifesta.


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