Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Festival City opened
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 Material Information
Title: Festival City opened
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Sunday Graphic
Publication Date: 8/20/1972
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: CA00199748
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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City opened
Chung iun dteci Ong ipen
Festival City which WiL'
house 1,000 rtbists durrnig
the three-week Carlibbean
Festival of Creative Ants,
expressed the hope tfat in
the City will be a. per-
petual memento of the first
cultural exposition, to be
held in Guyana.
President Chung in a brie
address minutes before he
raised the barrier that
spanned the entrance to the
city, said that he hoped in
the future Festival City,
wouid vie with Georgetown
proper for cteaallineaS and
beauty and that when the
occupancy of the city is
changed at the end of Cari
festa '2 persons "would not
forget thie purpose fo
whioh it was constructed.
Mr. Chung said that i
few days before he had
Toured Festival City and
had found it an attractive
and interesting place. Attea
the brief address te
the gathering which in-
eluded Co-ordinating iMas
ager of the Caridesta SeOre
tariat Mr. Bonny Fernaades,
Carifesta Personnel, a bat-
tery of Ministers of the
Government and a crowd of
on-lookers, the President
raised the barrier and en-
tered the City.
MVinutes later newly ap
pointed Minister of Hoius-
ing and Reconstruction Mr0
Steve Narain addressed a
large gathering of invitees
in the dining area of Festi-
val City.

S.,2 ,
-*jagf{-- ,

PRESIDENT Arthur Chung
is' seen here about to raise
the barrier to declare Festi-
val City open. Standing be-
hind him from left are: Mr.
Bunny Fernandes, Mr. Abdul
Salim. Miss Lynete Dolphin
and Miss Shirley Fiell

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