Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla and CARIFESTA
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Title: St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla and CARIFESTA
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Weekend Post and Sunday Argosy
Publication Date: 7/23/1972
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: CA00199700
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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St. Kitt-Nevis-Anguia and arifesta
The three gems of the, Cari- lards aho s an Aridda of N8 26, 27 and January 1
'bee. St. Kitts-Nevis-Angu-.1a sips to exertminate every soul that the masquerader
briing their own peculiar Carib- from the I'latids, n dazzling oostumesi
bean touch to .CARI .ESTA" .ii 'OH1RISJTMASTIME ful feather, plum
the foiT of colorful iacrabatic But these dMasquerade banss leather at M )oa-i
vand grotesque masquenade bands from St. Kitts-NetAs-Anguilla .croibaic fteats to to
And impressive works of ai~. wl also depot the spiri, of folk instruments.
These bands in historical cos- rbyYthm and colour of the people Most of thiS h e
tuness will depidit e strange of today who are a blending of centered ti -St. Kitt
happenings of times past. when the Eurtpean, AshanI, Dahobmey foresbed Glopes of vo
t e dreaded Cairibishi who and -a bit of Carilb who first rushing streams
-!amed St. Kitt- '"Liamuiga" owned the Islands. cliffs rising from foa:
-rove the first Fiench and Eng- It Is aChristmastime i, these excs and beaches
Ish settlers out of the land with three Islands that this spirit voloanief sands and
their war-clubs battle-axes ibloss-lms forth uncolstratned and lovable people.
poison arrows and red pepper frenzied. During -th' season- there Most of 'this fes
enmoke .. thdy with the Caribl is nearly a month of celebrations blending of the pat
fought Thomas Warner alld 'in the form'of carnival, parties, pr-en't-dayi Caribbela
d'Esnianbuo to the last. They fairs land both planned and folk form. Our 22-d
Will portray the swashbuckling Apont-aneous parades anld road Festival Will absorb
encounteiis between the British dances, and beauty of this J
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