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Caribbean Beat Magazine

West Indies Cricket: The Next 11 . . .

From Jamaica in the north to Guyana in the south, thousands of young players keep cricket alive on our streets, playgrounds, and beaches. Their passion, talent, and joy are what guarantee the continuing success of the game. Dylan Kerrigan, with some expert advice, has assembled a team's worth of gifted youngsters who shone at the 2002 regional under -15- tournament. They and their peers are the future of West Indies cricket
Jason Mohammed

The first Carifesta

The first Carifesta, held in Guyana 31 years ago, celebrated the enthusiasm and energy of the newly independent Caribbean territories. As Suriname prepares to host Carifesta VII in August, Caribbean Beat looks back to the festival's optimistic origins
Bill Pilgrim, brother of composer Philip Pilgrim, conducts a performance of The Legend of Kaieteur at the National Cultural Centre in Georgetown, Guyana, during the 1972 Caribbean Festival of Culture and Arts, Soloist Barbara Burrows stands at centre-stage. Photograph courtesy Bill Pilgrim