Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Miss Lou and Auntee Cumsee on stage tonight
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 Material Information
Title: Miss Lou and Auntee Cumsee on stage tonight
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 8/25/1972
 Subjects
Subject: Carifesta (1st : 1972 : Guyana), Festivals - Caribbean Area
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: South America -- Guyana -- Georgetown
Caribbean
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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: CA00199788
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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'Miss Lou


and 'Auntie


Cumsee' on stage tonight


'TALENTED Jamaican folk-
lorist and the Caribbean's
First Lady of Comedy Louise
Bennett declared yesterday
that general relations among
the ieo.ples of the Caribbean
territories would be greatly
improved if cultural exposi-
tions such as Carifesta '72
Were taged periodically. .'
"Miss Lou"; as she is pop-


ularly called, arrived in the
country a few days .ago. as
a. special invitee to..Carifesta
'72 and will give her first
stage performance in Guyana
tonight when she appears at
the National Park with Guy-
ana's folk .personality Pauline
Thomas "Aunte Cumsee". on
the prQgramme entitled, "All
kinds of folk."
The famous T.V. personal-
ity and author of the book,
"Jamaica Labrish" Miss-Ben-
nett, said that Carifesta '72
would serve tremendously in
helping peoples of the West
Indies +t understand one an-
other better-and to Paoreciete
other countries' problems.
"You know -we do not re-
alise, how man# are the cul-
tural bondls that link us .to-
gether. I, for one, did.-not


know that there was such/'a
wealth of folklore in Guyana
just waiting to be develop-
ed."
S'nce arriving in the coun-
try Miss Bennett has had re-
hearsal sessions with mem-
bers of the cast for tonight's
performance at the, National
Park.
In picture Auntie Cumsee
-- Pauline Thomas who is
Guyana's answer to Jamaica's
Miss Lou, shares a joke with
the famous Miss Bennett at
Echilibars Flats, Campbell-
ville.




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