Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Festival City takes shape
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 Material Information
Title: Festival City takes shape
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Weekend Post and Sunday Argosy
Publication Date: 6/4/1972
 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.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: CA00199799
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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10 WEEKEND POST & SUNDAY ARGOSY, JUNE 4, 1972


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PAINTINGS ON A TURTLE BACK One of the new forms of Art sent in by Guy-
onese ortiss for the CARIFESTA Art Exhibition.


Festival City


Takes Shape


One hundred extra houses
it Festival City along with
bhdreds of extra seats at
1t National Park are now
being provided for CARl-
FESTa which is only weeks
away. There is a hive of
aCtivity at the Festival City
Ste as the 250 houses -
Same having their windows
Put in, others receiving a
nal coat of paint take
Shape


The making of the con-
create drains and roads on
the site is well in the final
stage. The layout for the
exciting Youth Village is
taking form at the National
Park. This village complete
with six benab-type huIs
will be the centre of youth
activity during CARIFESTA,
with live pop shows high.
lighting the scene.

LOCAL ART
Meanwhile some two
hundred paintings, sculp-
tures and other types of
local art work have been
received by the CARIFESTA
Secretariat for the Inter-
national Art Exhibition in
which all of the 31 conntrie"
will be represented.

The CARIFESTA Secre-
tariat has also announced
that a new and exciting area
of participation in the Cul-
tural Festival will come from
the Black Caribs of Belize


SLAVERY
In the early days of
slavery in the Caribbean,
some of the slaves escaped
from Barbados and settled in
St. Vincent, Dominica and
Bel;,e. These slaves of
African origin mingled freely
with the Carib Indians and
this resulted in mating
among the peoples. Out of
these two peoples have
Ecolved in time the Black
Caribs who live in many

ways and have cultural
strains f the saigienous
Carib Zndias*. I w
B0eBE will he sending a
number odf e BIack Carrib;
along with singers and
dancers while Dominica will
be displayiv thce aniqne art
craft wsrk of their Caribs
along with Ilk-sl1nging
groups ,a d I






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FESTIVAL CITY Preparing new roads for the heavy CARIFESTA traffic at Festival
City.


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