Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Grenada to stage six shows
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Title: Grenada to stage six shows
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 8/30/1972
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: CA00199872
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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to stage

six shows
THE first complete troupe
of artists representing the
best of Grenadian folk frat
all over the State including
Cariacou, will stage six
sAiows during Carifesta, Gre-
nadian Education Minisber
Mrs. Cynthia Gairy dis-
closed yesterday.
At a Press conference Mrs.
Gairy said that the troupe of
artists would be holding "the
greatest performance since
Expo '69."
Highlighting the perform-
ance will be the traditional
'Cake Walk' and 'Flag
Dance' symbolising marriage
customs of Grenadliana. Other
dances would depict court-
ship, other aspects of mar-
riage and family life.
Mr. Jerome McBarnette,
manager of the dance group,
who also -attended the Press
interview, said that research
was being done to improve
the dances but no attempt
was made to distort its basic
folk element.

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