Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: CARIFESTA to be held at 13 city centres
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Title: CARIFESTA to be held at 13 city centres
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 6/9/1972
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: CA00199813
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 to be held

at 13 city centres
THE Caribbean\ Festival not unusual in any organi-
of Creative Arts station whether in the public
CARIFESTA '72, will be held sector or the private sector.
at 13 centres in Georgetown Management determines the
from August 25 to Septem- personnel required for the
her 15. All arrangements for success of any operation and
the staging of this Festival, ii the case of CARIFESTA,
involving 31 countries from staff has been selected fronl
the Caribbean and Latin the public sector and the
America, including Guyana, private sector in a national
are proceeding smoothly. co-operative effort to en-
The Cultural Centre, now sure the success of
under construction~ at D'Ur- CARIFESTA.
ban backlands, will be only 'The appointment of a Co-
one of the centres at which ordinating M manage r for
CARIFESTA shows will be CARIFESTA, was announced
held. 4 several weeks ago and is
In order to involve the en- an indication of the co-
tire nation in the cultural operation between the pub-
re o u t I o n, Govbrn- lic sector and the private
ment, through the George- sector for the benefit of the
town Lions Club, recently nation. Other appointments
launched a Gift Fund for from the public sector and
the development of the Cul- the private sector will be
tural Centre. Friends of Guy- made between now and the
ana from overseas were also opening of CARIFESTA as
invited to contribute. The the needs arise.
Federal Republic of Ger- CARIFESTA is of the peo-
many has donated an Ibach ple, by the people and for
Concert Grand Piano. Other the people. With nearly two
countries have indicated their months to go for CARIFESTA
willingness to make contri- all arrangements are pro-
butions dressing satisfactorily and
There has been some there is every assurance
movement in staff to and that the Festival will be a
from CARIFESTA. This is resounding success.

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