CARIFESTA THEMES

OVERVIEW OF CARIFESTAS THEMES & LOGOS 1972 – 2017

FESTIVAL YEAR HOST COUNTRY THEME LOGO
CARIFESTA I 1972 GUYANA The Artist in Society with Special Reference to the Third World  
CARIFESTA II 1976 JAMAICA A Hallmark of Cultural Extravaganza  
CARIFESTA III 1979 CUBA  A Rainbow of Peoples Under One Caribbean Sun  
CARIFESTA IV 1981 BARBADOS Living Images of the Sun  
CARIFESTA V 1992 TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Together is Strength  
CARIFESTA VI 1995 TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO The World’s Best Cultural Mix  
CARIFESTA VII 2000 ST.KITTS AND NEVIS Caribbean Arts and Culture…Reflecting, Consolidating, Moving On  
 CARIFESTA VIII 2003 SURINAME  Many Cultures: The Essence of Togetherness of Togetherness – The Spirit of the Caribbean  
CARIFESTA IX 2006 TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Celebrating our People, Contesting the World Stage           
CARIFESTA X 2008 GUYANA One Caribbean, One Purpose – Our Culture Our Life  
CARIFESTA XI 2013 SURINAME Culture for Development: Celebrating our Diversity and Promoting the Central Role of Culture in Economic, Social and Human Development  
CARIFESTA XII 2015 HAITI Our Roots, Our Culture, Our Common Future  
CARIFESTA XIII 2017 BARBADOS Asserting Our Culture, Celebrating OurSelves