Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: CARIFESTA will help new world culture form
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 Material Information
Title: CARIFESTA will help new world culture form
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Creator: Singh, Gora
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 9/1/1972
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: CA00199641
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 will

help new world

culture form

FVT crn imatgie whiat
CARIFESTA has done for
Gora Sigh, the yPong Guy-
asne Kath dance expert
whI has thrilled internat'n-
al adiiVes at Queen's Col-
legi witt his ripplilg ori-
ent@4 nhovemn s 'and now
de4ieat s his very life to
evolving "A dance from alt
the peples of the Carib-
After one of his success-
u Caifesta appearances,
Gooa aloke in hig usUally
rq,et manner of .re._'ving
tremedousbenefits from the
Otupral Festival.
Gera fes that t it has been
wa experimnee of a Ifetime
fot vlU tfh@ yoiulg Guyanegq
bop a:d girls of rBny
races who had never bege ex-
posed to Indian daieing b-
fore in that they have start-
ed on a roa of a nationall
-ultral awarenesss"
Speaking of personal bWne-
fits, the young danger who
aid that'he was glad to have
broken off study in India to
return for Carifesta, stated:
1"1 have learnt a great deaIl
yqopn ieing involved in the
amotths of 1prepaPation for
Carifesta and ow I learp
even Moatre ? as tehe
raidc ipaq. comtieg.'
Se however stressed that
"te qualy of te foreign
pernibnanmee iteengiaens my

- Gora


theory that Guyana must
have a national music and
dance movement that taps
the beauty of its _maly peo-
ples," .but arista to
Gora has also been an out-
standing sugeess beegUg it
has given new meanings and
direction to his "N'ew WVorld7
Dance Image,"
"This New World Daie Is
a b'ig thing with me", he
stressed and pointed out that
"'ly through this foini eaPi
one meshi the @oueal
tions of te mw4 Cgribbiog
peo-pl into %0_one bauitg
!'After Caifwta I il re-
turn to Indif to d the er-
maining 3j yea oaf my six
year study and then will
spend fouir years in igjeria
to lean Afripan dti e It
is thqe T1 years of study
along with te Carlfetta ex-
perienge that Gora feels will
injble han to eomoplete his
lif-e 11 thle Ne world
#10e t captures in its
m images of India,
d ard pro4-Cponbian U
times. BSut fr now Goy
r eghtly 87.- ibg MA0 t ORA IlNGO, performing
Carifeata." Rakunwaie Whih Who hN
iOa is th of Guy- P played 4a i4janietv F@lt
anese peetical playwright n Carif.sta.

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