Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Germany gives piano for CARIFESTA
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 Material Information
Title: Germany gives piano for CARIFESTA
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 6/17/1972
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: CA00199832
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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Germany gives piano for Carifesta

THE organizers of Cari-
festa have- jst added a
Grand Ibach Coucert Piano
to their collection of musi-
cal equipment, for the Aug-
ust-Septemiber, festival.
The .$13,000 gift was
.aq4ded -er yesterdayy af-
ternoon by the Deputy Geri-
man Ambassador, Mr. Sieg-
fried Haller, on behalf of
the German Government, to6
Minister of Information and
i Culture, Mr. Elvin MvDavid,
at a simple ceremony at the
German Emabassy.
The piano which was speci-
ally tropicatised, was handed
over at this particular time
to be used for what the
Deputy German Ambassa-
jdor described as "one of
iGuyana's most significant
national and international
Mr. Haller said that the
'gift was part of their pro-
'gramme to aid countries
'which had undertaken to
reflect their culture and
creative ability.
He also announced that a
troupe of musicians from
Germany would be perform-
ing at a special show to be
held on July 7, the pro-
ceeds of which will go to-
wards Carifesta.
Picture shows Mr. Me
David and Mr. Haller who
were both pretty anxious
to play the piano, having a
romat it at the same time.

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