Group Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Title: Warm praise for art-loving P.M.
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 Material Information
Title: Warm praise for art-loving P.M.
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Book
Creator: A, R.
Publisher: Sunday Graphic
Publication Date: 9/10/1972
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: CA00199959
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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Warm praise for

art-loving P.M.

mdareai ariltt and mo'the of
Phne MiJiis~ter, Mr. gIbaaIel
MIaniey, yesterday had the
Priisn Miniter of Guyana,
Mr. Foiibes Burmihamn, amil.
kng as -hs paid him the
warm comiilliment of bebg a
"young, handsome, pro0gles-
live, forwaird-looiking and
-art-lovnig Psiire 1iuTLter."
Mrs. Maney, who was
thafniking Mr. Buirnham for
declarig open a few minutes
earlier an exhibition of the
paaintamgv of 15 ouitandiang
Jamaican aliltsi, saiid that
she was deeply im eed by.
thew Ptne Miister's art col-
"It is good," she declared,
'to know that we can have
a Praii MWiinater who ih not
nmiy interested in providing
bread, but who aBpprediates
e value of the fine artis,"
Cheers from those present,
bieluidiaig Cabinet lVidiiiters
md members ofe the foargnj
Iipliomaytfic corps, greeted
ars. mIamniey's trbute to Mr.
uminham, whbo had earlier
stated that his gove n
vas nXtt only pleased byt
Katerest shown by theJa
nailcan Prinke Alihister
!arieeta, but in Seiind h
other to Guyana for tl

Jamaica, said Mr. Buml-
ham ha4 achieved recogni-
tlic in the field of art ear-
lier than any other country
of the English-sipeaking Car-
ilbbeian. And while, he re-
grebted the absence of any
paintings from Jamaica at
the openih g of the Interina-
tional Art Exhlbition about
two weeks ago, he was glad
to know that the works -of
Jamaican artists could now
be Viewed at the exhibition
at the Guyana Society (RA &
OS). -

HOWEVER important and
pressing the duties of a Min-
ister of Information and Cul-
ture may be. even these must
give way, at times, to the in-
terest of the children of that
Minister. Miss Shirley Field-
Ridley is such a Minister, and
although quite active during
this Carifesta '72 she has
found time to mix official
duties with the interest of
her children. In this WIN-
Minister Field-Ridley plays
the role of the mother to
three of her children.
Richard, Sharon and Ad-
Bakr, to whom she is eE-
plaining one of the paintihgs
on display at the JamaieiM.
art exhibition which Prime
Minister Burnham opened
yesterday afternoon.

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