Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: P.M.: Exhibition should been 'National'
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Title: P.M.: Exhibition should been 'National'
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Creator: Baptiste, Sandra
Publisher: Sunday Graphic
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: CA00199847
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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PFRIMU MINISTER Forbes Burnham and Minister of Information and Culture, Miss Shirley
Field-Ridley viewing sonma of the exhibits.
pressed the hope that the list
of graphic arts which were
on display would reflect their
'P.M: Exhibition should istory
Also present at the opening
3 f^ ceremony were Mrs. Viola
inam. wife of the Prime
Minister Minister of Informa-
have been National m.dYo
tion. Ch;;; and Youth, Miss
By 5ANDRA BAPTISTE of that part of the world SJiey eld-Ridley and Ex-
where he originated and ex- hibikw Co-ordinators Miss
'PRIME MINISTER Forbes pressed his love for Caribean Lynett Dolphin, Mr. Basil
Bu5aWam yesterday mornag art which dealt with the peo. M and Mr. Ron Savory..
Spr osaed disappointment pole's dificulties, aspirations
pver the term "Internatilnal" and hoes.
upd 14 describe the Art x- "I think that the exhibition
hibitUa which he officially is par kularly signitioan as
deolatie open at a short cere- it brings together so many
aony on .the Bishops' High people throughout the region
School lawns. who get to know each other
Mr. Burnham. addressing a through discussion with each
large gathering of invtees in- other, and exhibitions with
eluding several of the Cari- each other. They realise that
testa artistes, said he would they are basically one people
have preferred that the ex- even though'-there are slight
hibition be referred to as a differences of language", the
"national" one of those coun- Prime Minister said .
tries which together make up
the Ca4tbbean. He told the audience that
The Prime Minister said the grahic arts did not speak,
that he liked things which but their words and pictures
could tell him of the history gave their meaning. He ex-

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