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comedy, Miss Lousie Bennef, ship which uyana extends
has in a warm letter to say rnefeldsay
hag in a warm letter to to us through CARIFESTA.
CARIFESTA Commissioner, Please convey my sincere
Frank Plgrim stressed: "In all thanks to the Prime Minister
my years of travelling to for- and the Minister of Culture for
eign parts, I cannot recall their personal kindness to me.
ever receiving so warm a wel- Remember me to Aunty Cume
Miss Lou, who in her letter dem say me fe tell dem say,
expressed sincere thanks to dat we got one Jamaican pro-
Prime Minister Forbes Burn- verb wat say, "won yuh Kyan
ham and all the CARIFESTA (cant) tank everybody, say
officials, will be remembered "Teng God." So Teng God fe
by Guyanese for her display of CARIFESTA, Teng God fe Guy-
a uniquely hilarious folk ana, Tong God!
humour during CARIFESTA.
The full text of Miss Louise
Bennett's letter reads:
"We are home after much
plane ketchin and tunnin -
backini But oh my dear it was how can I thank you for the
good to have been a part of invitation to CARIFESTA and
Carifesta to have experienced moreso for the hospitality
the warmth and friendliness showered on me in Guyana?
and l o ve of Guyana. In all my years of travelling to
I feel. sincerely that it foreign parts, 1 cannot recall
is right and fitting for ever receivng so warm a wel-
Guyana to be the first host come from all sections of a
country to CARIFESTA and community before. It was not
that other Caribbean countries' so much the response of my
are now eager to take up the performances as the personal
challenge and keep CARIFES- warmth and. friendship I felt in
TA alive and a vital force In all the people, all the time.
the Third World. "May all the other Caribbean
"As for you Frank Pilgrim countries accept graciously