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To write a book on CARIFESTA
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/CA00199905/00001
 Material Information
Title: To write a book on CARIFESTA
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 9/2/1972
Subjects / Keywords: 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.
 Record Information
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
System ID: CA00199905:00001

Full Text

To write

a book

on Carifesta
THE Baroadian poet and
historian, Mr. Edward" Braith-
waite, plans to write a book
on the Caribbean Festival of
Creative Arts now taking
place in Guyana.
Mr. Braithwaite, who is
busily engaged in doing re-
search while being involved
in the official Carifesta pro-
gran~ne, told the Graphic
that he would have liked to
have seen more involvement
of Guyana's school children
in the festival.

Poet and academic EDWARD BRAT1P WAITE
Finally, in discussing the similarities or differences
the need for the people to in the flutes or dances of
their magnificent artistic have some rich and lasting Guyana. Brazil, and Cuba.
work in jewelley, of the In- impressions after a cultural For the best possible re-
dian motif in "art work as festival like 'Carifesta, Mr. sults, Mr. Braithwaite feet
AubyW William hbe given ,Braithwaite said that "it the that a follow-up Carifesta
Us with respect to the Amer- festival is to be educational should be organised on te
indians and the Afric anId not just entertaining, levels: First for entertai.
mrotif 1i PhIt Meo's. same attempt must be made meant by a committee dealn
Mr. Braithwite wod 1ke by he host country to p ent specifcally wih this apti
to ee ano r Carifeata analyses and co as of and another committee.
where tre iS more repre. the cultures of the Rartleipa- wbile not functioning in a
tentative representation of. ting countries, For instance, vacuum, devoting attention
the Indo-Carlbbeon etlture, there should be some effort to the education contest of
i in latoing the public about programmes for the festival

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