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Greater unity will come out of CARIFESTA
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/CA00199966/00001
 Material Information
Title: Greater unity will come out of CARIFESTA
Series Title: CARIFESTA Newspaper Clippings
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Guyana Graphic
Publication Date: 9/11/1972
Subjects / Keywords: Carifesta (1st : 1972 : Guyana), Festivals - Caribbean Area
Caribbean   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( sobekcm )
newspaper   ( marcgt )
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: CA00199966:00001

Full Text

'Greater unity

will come, out

of Carifesta'
MAYOR Beryl Simon, has
expressed the hope that
Car~Jbbean unity wi2O be
boosted by the Caribbean
Festival -of Creative Arts
whidh has just concluded
SThe Mayor. speaking on
her weekly Mayoral broad-
east said: "We have just had
an opportunity of seeing
what we share in common
with our Caribbean brothers
and sisters, and I am confi-
dent that in the near future
there 'Wouild be a greater
unity between all the Carib-
bean Wa es." .
The .Mayor said that it
was a great achievement for
the Goyernment of Guyana
!to have been able to mobil-
ise artists, painters. writers.
dancers and other art people
in suec a short space of
time. What was an even
greater achievement was the
government's abiEity to ac-
commodate t~ir guests in
such great comfort.
Mrs. Simon said: '"The
celebration of CARIFESTA
came It a glorious end and
we can all happily look back
on a three-week perbod of
wonderful entertainment for
every taste with particular
emphasis on the peoples and
cultures of our own area
the Caribbean.
"Many detractors before
the commencement of the
Festival had openly stated
that the Caribbean could
not have kept p the en-
tertaimnent for such a long
period and there w :.
queries of what culture they
could be exhibiting.
"Well", said Mrs. Simon,
"we htve seen it, heard it
and enjoyed it and there are
resouaidng cries that there
must be a continuance of
the festival throughout the
SThe Mayor thanked the
cB for the co-operation
ived for CARIFESTA
and stated on the whole the
city of Georgetown present-
ed a picture of general
elealiss an tidiness.

wife of President Arthur
Chung, tries out her hand on
a steelpan during the back.
stage interval at the Cultu-
ral Centre on Saturday night.
when it was Trinidad and
Tobago's night. Looking ou at
left is the daughter of Presl-
dent and Mrs. Chung and in
centre is a member of the
Catelli Steel Orchestra.

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