Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Good response for CARIFESTA exhibits
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 Material Information
Title: Good response for CARIFESTA exhibits
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 3/10/1972
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: CA00199674
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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Good response for

Carifesta exhibits
THE response to the re- mics and preserves for ex-
quest made for suitable arti- I hbition at the first Carib-
cles of art and craft, cera- bean Festival of Creative
Arts has been heartening.
Chief Community Develop-
ment Officer, Mr. Cecil Mer.
curious, whose department is
responsible for that section
of the Guyanese Pavilion at
the Festival, disclosed that
persons from various parts
of the country are preparing
articles for Carifesta which
will be staged in Guypna
from August 25 to September
Among the government or-
gan'sations and social clubs
that have been asked to assist
in the preparation of the ex-
hibits are the Co-operative
Department, the Interior De-
velopment Department wo-
men s institutes, Guyana
Craft Shop and the Women's
Auxiliary of the People's
National Congress.
Mr. Mercurius said that
rre'-aration of articles of art
and craft. ceramics, jams,
jell'es and preserves for
Car:testa would present the
opportunity for the start of a
number of minor industries
in the country and so provide
self employment for a large
section of the Guyanese
He said that Carifesta
would also ocen avenues for
the export of craft and other
materials to countries tak-
ing part in the festival.

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