Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: B'dos will send 40 artists to CARIFESTA = Barbados will send 40 artists to CARIFESTA
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Title: B'dos will send 40 artists to CARIFESTA = Barbados will send 40 artists to CARIFESTA
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Advocate-News
Publication Date: 6/10/1972
Subject: Carifesta (1st : 1972 : Guyana), Festivals - Caribbean Area
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage: North America -- Barbados -- Bridgetown
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: CA00199815
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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'dos Will

Sewd 40

Artists to

Sarbadox is expected to
send approximately 40 artists
to CAIRII-ESSTA which is to
be held from August 25 to
gtembe.;%1. Of this num-
ber 19 will be folk-dancers
and the others, will comprise
of the National Theatre
,Workshop's team..-
.,hiese details, were given
by .Mr. Roqaldd A, Willock,
VMia1rk1eting atm Publicity
Officer of the Guyana De-
velopment Corporatiofi, who
flew into Barbados on Thurs-
day for talks with officials of
the news media. He has been
seconded to the promotion
team for the Caribbean Festi-
val of Creative Arts 1972 -
-Mr. Willock, who left for
Trinidad on a similar mission,
disclosed .that to date, 25 of
the 31 'Caribbean countries
expected to participate in the
festival, had made definite
CARIFESTA, an attempt to
forge a greater cultural
awareness among the many
peoples of the Caribbean and
Latin.America, is expected to
get observers from Europe and
North America. The festival,
will bring every form of art,
including literature, mus i c,
photography, craft, poetry,
drama and dancing to un-
fold the culture of the people
of the Caribbean; their
customs, their beliefs, their
ways of expression, and their
The festival will reveal the
similarities and differences of
the people of the Caribbean
and Latin America. It will
tell of their heroes and of
their hopes.
During the three weeks of
iCARIFESTA, there will be
art exhibitions, recitals, de-
monstrations, plays and many
other types of shows includ-
ing a pageant and daily "pop"
shows for teenagers. There
will also be an amusement
park for the young ones.
People attending Carifesta
are expected to meet "shac
shac" musicians from Dom-
inica, guitarists from Brazil,
Hindustani Musicians from
Surinam, dancer: from Trini-
dad and from Cuba and folk-
lorists from Chile. There will
be pianists, actors, drummers,
writers, painters, sculptors
ringers from the participating

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