Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: CARIFESTA "an idea brilliantly conceived"
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Title: CARIFESTA "an idea brilliantly conceived"
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Creator: Nelson, Joseph L. H.
Publisher: Weekend Post and Sunday Argosy
Publication Date: 8/27/1972
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: CA00199808
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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Carifesta "an idea brilliantly

Recently, a matured and
wise gentleaiin in ithejorna-
listic field described' Carifesta
as "an idea brilliaritlycon-
Cati you and I deny this
fact, when giving considera-
tion to the thought that Cari-
festa's aim is not to divide na-
tions, due to ethnic, economic
and soical factors, but, in-
stead, to unite one and all by
links made up of cultural
In giving this historic occa-
sion its true evaluation, it is
clear that while larger nations
are seeking to divide and rule
the world astutely in quest of
political conquest, in South
America, namely, the Co-
operative Republic of Guy-
ana, smaller nations have
joined together for the attain-
ment of peace, love and un-
Though the earth is inhabi-
ted by billions of people, it is
not wrong to say that not
even one-fifth of us are inter-
ested in making it a happy
place for our fellow man to
Thus we see the importance
and significance of Caxifesta
to participating countries and
the world at large.
Universally, it is the con-
ventional practice to applaud
contributions made to society-
by inventors, scientists, etc.,
but very rarely HUMAN-
Though Carifesta has a cul-
tural connotation its destined
role is the creation of a link
of togetherness' among those
taking part, and* morees, a
giide to'oth'er nations of the

As a form of cultural appre-

ciation, through the expres-
'U NOIESTAND I NG- sion-of art, by way of-conmmis-
Carifet" is,ot an -establish- siorg, Mr,, Noet idr .agfa, a
ment aimed at warfare,, nor young Guyal.tme ~- tt Vrho is
the suppression of human heading fodivt4ellfa, has
libreity; dignity- and' self- -made a' Cakifstmt.'pi ietorial
respeCtt but' instead, the a.rep~rn htMste6ie otjft W rime
spfadilg of l-6e; uidefsthnd- AMhfiter in hid..h&pi'ty as
ing; harmony and deep appre- Carifesta -Ftthefi '
ciatioh for : ai'6tlhet's w9 y of ;
life.- i.his aticle
GOtyana, as' the-htst cfnm- is a reprodu-ctidf :the1 pic-
try; rined- td pti th&ftirtain ture showifi -hePiinime Minis-
down b' titJ~nIrttisly ap- ter holMig in- on6 hand
pleading theliknai frfii' whose jacket, af Y fiW'i othie-"pho-
bitain the idoa-of' C' estab'was nogichi musical -r'ecording of
"brifiant-ly : cofribeived" a dedicated, classic, pliloso-
I.. .- 1. S. BiRriiham,- Prime phi' work entitled "I'n Burn-
Mii~oteroof IGuryaa. hain's' Garden."'

The scene depicts Guyana's
famous Kaieteur Falls in the
background with mountains
arid rocks.
Above the Prime Minister's
head are various species of
Guyana's beautiftil butt er
flis6 Resting gracefully on
hi4.back is Guyana's famous
At- the bottom of the falls
are floating water lilies with
a eight shade of blue, match-.
ing the horizon.
This. exquisite work of art
will be exposed to the public
throughout Carifesta at the
outlet where the musical work
of "In- Burnham's Garden"
will be sold.


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