Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Cubans make hit at Linden
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 Material Information
Title: Cubans make hit at Linden
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 9/2/1972
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: CA00199908
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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make hit

at Linden
T H E Cuban Carifesta
group, Conjunto Folklorico
Nacional, thrilled and de-
lighted a large audience at
VMakenzie Sports Club
ground ast Thursday night
in its programme of music,
singing and dancing entid
"Cuban Extravaganza.
The progranmme started at
8'clock and ended shortly
after 9.30, and although the
audience applauded warmly,
many people were disap-
pointed as htey expected
wore enateetainment.
'Hi ghiats of the presenta-
tion were the folk dances
and the music of the Ara-
gon Orchedtra. Paticularly
delitful were the alacran
and the boyeras, two very
old and popular dances that
Cubans perform during their
Carnival in July. The young-
est danger was a girl of 18,
and tvh eldest was a woman
of 72.
Earlier in the afternoon,
the Cubans, who numbered
61. were taken around on a
drive to a bauxite mine, and
parts of Linden. During their
after-show dinner at BBlir's
.Delght the Mayor of Lin-
den, I&r. Egbert Benjamin,
thanked the Cubans on be-
half of the people of Lin-
den. for their performance.
A spokesman for the Cubans
replied fiftingly.

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