Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Brazilian flag hoisted over Festival City
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 Material Information
Title: Brazilian flag hoisted over Festival City
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 8/23/1972
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: CA00199763
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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THE VIVA BAHIA folklore groupposes in one-of their Festival City houses with CARIFESTA Director, Miss
nette Dolphin, (sitting ,centre), and interpreter from the Brazilian Embassy, Mrs. Frances McDavid, standing second
Dm right. The director of the group, Miss Amelia Ferreira, is sitting at left. The 10-man troupe has taken up residence
Sin four of the new houses..
rBrazilian flag wash is
before. midday yesterday razilian flag hoisted
when' a 10-man contingent *
from that country's Viva Ba- Festival
hia- Folklore group .settled, ov r Fest V l ity
down for a three-week stay
in the spanking newhousing the group.. retary of the Moatserrat Min-
estate and for a series o per- Miss Ferreira said that iatry of Education, a group
formpnces during the Cariib Brazil regarded the festival of writers from Trinidad and
bean Festival of C0 4tive as of the utmost importance. Tobago and Jamaica, a group
Arts opening on:Friday, The not only because of the in- of West Indians living in
lone flag fluttered. among creasing need .for a greater Canada and Jamaican folk-
bare, poles waiting for the spirit of unity and under- loieist Louise Bennett.
arrival of delegations from standing, between the two
25 other countries. countries, but also because
:The Viva Bahia group is of the opportunity Carifesta
led by pert Amelia Ferreira will afford Brazilian per-
folklorist and Director 4' former to meet other growu
Brazil's internationally ta- from territories in the re-
mous -dancers. gion and to grasp at first
"I am so sorry that only 10 hand something of their in-
of us could come. but our dividual cultures.
Government could not find it Other arrivals expected
possible to'send more of us," later yesterday were the
she toldlthf Graphif-yester- Mayor of the Guadeloupe
day. There are 40 dancers in capital. the Permanent Sec-

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