Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: CARIFESTA receipts well over $100,000
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 Material Information
Title: CARIFESTA receipts well over $100,000
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 9/11/1972
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: CA00199962
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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Carifesta receipts

well over $100,000

- GATE receipts froi the
vaLuas Caaiieeata perdermn-
eoes just before the end of
ihe first two weeks amounted
Wo well over $100,000.
Thirs was disclosed to the
apbhic by a Carifesa offi-
lwho said that there have,
sellout crowds at all
the s centre ..' .the Cultural
Site, the National Park,
Seem's College and the
Tetre Guild, and tie tempo
ba ecpebted to be continued
duiipg tils as] week's per-
.Hundreds of people were
tired back at the various

perlormances because tickets
were sdid out. And it its in
this darectaon that a new
problem has arsenm.
. The Police are 'iveatigat-
ing a racket by unscrupulous
persons who are buying
tickets 3n bulk during the
day and selling there some-
times at 100 per cent profit
to patrons during the night.
Carifesta officials said there
was nothing .hey could do
ebout" thi inoe they could
not restidt ,the buying of
And although the patrons,
anxious to take in the fabu-

lous shows, are not oomplaan-
ig, ut is etMt thalt the whole
eexncie is wijdked, aince
Carilerta was intended to be
a treat kir ea at a reason.
able prie.
The Pllice have been
alerted bout the situalton
and a spokesman said that
effolts wolid be made dur-
ing this week to stamp out
?! dishonest pratiloe.
Meanwile Carifesta offi-
cIal were meeting all day
yesterday to finaese an at
*twtbve pogramnime for Q
rmand closag oerermon of
the threefweek Festival -of
Creative Arts scheduled f(or

In the meantPie, four
Reggae groups fKno Jaa~aea
aire expected to arnve here


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