Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: What's on for CARIFESTA '72
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 Material Information
Title: What's on for CARIFESTA '72
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 8/4/1972
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: CA00199726
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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What's on for Carifesta '72


A YOUTH Exposition from
Friday, September 1 to Sun-
day, September 3. which
will include Art in Action
with children working on Art
Craft and drama in huts
built in an area set aside as
Youth Village in the Na-
tional Park will be part of
the CARIFESTA programme.
Surinam's Djukas who are
coming for the three-week
Cutural Festival will also be
demonstrating their wood
These programmes will be
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m:
On September 1 and 2 at
the National Park at 4 p.m.
there will be a March Past
of 2.000 school children and
mass singing of Guyanese
songs followed by the Pa-
geant of the People eight
episodes each depicting some
feature of life in Guyana -
among them -. Folk Scenes,
Festival of Holi. Masbramani
Sequence Christmas in
Cultural sessions
Sessions which include
poetry reading, music and
dance, will continue today
at Burma Youth Camp, East
Coast, Demerara.
The pre-Carifesta show
which begins .at 4.00 p.m.
will inclu die an Indo-
Guyanese dantie by Philip
McClintok. calypsoes by the
Mighty El Cid, poetry read.
ings by Police Supt. John
Campbell and Sheik Sadeek.
A one-act play "Harrowing
af Benjie" will also be

Guyana, Chinese Dragon
dance and the Festival
Finals. Admission for this
programme is Adults $1.00
and Children 50 cents .
Every evening at the Na-
tional Park during the Fes.-
tival there will be CARI-
FESTA Pop. Five Groups
and juke box music for
dancing also floor shows by
local and visiting artistes will
be held from 8 p.m. to 1
In all children will find
entertainment at Amusement
Park next to Youth Village
where swings, slides and
mierry-go-rounda will be set
Special attractions for
adult and children will also
be held at the Museum and /,

A PIAT3PoORTE teeital
by world-famous pianist, Ray
Luck at Queen's College on
Monday, September 4 at 8.30
p.m. will feature music of
composers from participating
countries, including Guyan.
ese composers, Valerie Rod-
way and Ingram Fox, will be
part 'of the CARIFESTA
An lan Hall Organ Recital
at St. George's Cathedral and
Sea Wall concerts by the
Guyana Police Force Band,
Steelbands and other musical
groups and also steelband
tramps will be held during


the Cultural Festival.
A programme of Indian
Music and dance, produced
by Gora Singh will be staged
on Saturday and Monday.
September 2 and 4. It will
include leading singers, danc-
ers and instrumentalists as
well choruses of singers,
and dancers from several
City Schools.
Local and overseas bands
accompanied by masquerade
bands of several countries
will take part in Steelband
Spectacular on Thursday,
September 7 and 14 at the
National Park at 9 p.m


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