Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Exhibition should unite region
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 Material Information
Title: Exhibition should unite region
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Sunday Chronicle
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: CA00199816
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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Burnham described the Cari-
festa International Art Ex-
hibition which he declared
open yesterday morning, as
a bringing together of so
many people throughout the
region, getting them to know
each other, getting them to
discuss and to exhibit along-
side each other, despite the
tr esence of language barriers
SSpea'king to a large gather-
ing on the spacious lawns of
the Bishop's High School
the Prime Minister said that
he would like to see Carib-
bean artists dealing with
Caribbean thenies, the his-
tory of our people, their dif-
ficulties, their hopes and as-
pirations. They must tell of
the- counPries where -they
, Although, he said, he didi
not claim to be an art critic,
he spoke as a lover and ad-
mirer of art. Mr. Burnham
observed that the exhibition
was opened in typical Carib-
bean circumstances, on the
green lawns of the Bishop's
High School, under the bril-
liant sunshine.
.He preferred, however, to
*eribe the exhibition as a
onal art exhibition of
iSese countries of the Carib-
bean taking part, rather than
an International Art Exhibi-
Also present were Minis-
ters of the Cabinet and repre-
sentatives of the countries
participating in Carifesta.

PRIME Minister Forbes
Burnham looks on admir-
ingly as a female mem-
ber of the Viva Bahia
group from Brazil goes
through a dance step dur-
ing the Prime Minister's
visit to the regional art
exhibition at Bishop's
High School yesterday
morning. To Mr. Burn-
ham's left is CARIFESTA
actor Miss Lynette

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