Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: CARIFESTA plays in the countryside
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 Material Information
Title: CARIFESTA plays in the countryside
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 9/7/1972
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: CA00199940
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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plays in the


WHILE the artistes from
overseas taking part in
Carifesta have been enter-
taining packed audiences in
the capital city of George-
town, a number of groups 14V,
from the rural areas have
also been doing their own
thing to provi e entertaint
ment for people in the coun-
tryside and to promote the
spirit of Carifesta among
One such group, the LBI
Dramatic Corps led by Mal-
colm Panday, recently put
on two dramatic presenta-
tions at the Chateau Margot s
Community Centre where
they thrilled hundreds to PICTURE shows Male Panday, about to be attacked from
their presentations of bel
Lr pres entati and of te behind in one of the scenes from "Hassor Curry."
sar Curry."
Both of the plays have a
tural setting and are rich In
the situations typical in the
local countryside and the
"broken English" that is
spoken there.
'"his is probably what
sent the crowds wild and we
intend to present more of it
in our plays," said Male Pan-
day, the popular local star
of the film "Operation
Makonaina" who directed
the two plays and was
featured as an actor in one
of them.
Speaking of the group's
plans for other Carifesta pre-
sentatdons Male said: "We in-
tend to take our presentation
to Georgetown and to other
oomunfty eostre in the
rural areas around the *oun-
try before Carifeast comes to
an end." (X.3)

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