Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Ceramics for CARIFESTA
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Title: Ceramics for CARIFESTA
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 2/12/1972
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: CA00199652
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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for Carifesta
WOMEN of Mocha-Arcadia
on the East Bank, Demerara
are working on several
pieces of ceramics for exhi-
bition at Carifesta in August.
Under the experienced eye
of Community Development
Worker, Mrs. Masie :Raysido,
they work in groups and
create vases; ash trays, wall
pockets, ornaments, decora-
tive. bbwls and a variety of
artistic shapes.
The women are working
towards self-employment and
have already begun discuss-
ing the formation of the
group into a co-operative.
F~om 9.00 a.m. every day
they knead roll and spin
clay until their pieces take
on definite shapes.
The teacher, Mrs. Rayside,
was. trained in ceramics and
works closely with the group
until 3.30 p.m. every after-
noon. Some energetic work-
ers stay on at their clay
mouldi until 6 p.m.

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