• Short Summary

    A MASSIVE MARCH BY ESTIMATED 100,000 PEOPLE THROUGH THE STREETS OF DJAKARTA YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ENDED THREE DAYS OF CELEBRATIONS MARKING INDONESIA'S 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE.

  • Description

    A MASSIVE MARCH BY ESTIMATED 100,000 PEOPLE THROUGH THE STREETS OF DJAKARTA YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ENDED THREE DAYS OF CELEBRATIONS MARKING INDONESIA'S 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE.PRESIDENT SUKARNO, SURROUNDED BY FOREIGN GUESTS, TOOK THE SALUTE AS POLITICAL ORGANISATIONS, YOUTH GROUPS AND THE ARMED SERVICES SWEPT BY THE MERDEKA PALACE IN A 2 1/2-HOUR PAGEANT.

    THE WIVES OF INDONESIA'S CABINET MINISTERS LED THE PARADE, RIDING ON FIRE APPLIANCES OR IN AMBULANCES AND THEY WERE FOLLOWED BY THE WIVES OF ARMY OFFICERS.THERE WERE UNITS OF THE ARMY, VOLUNTEERS FROM WEST IRIAN, TRADE UNIONISTS, YOUTH GROUPS AND UNITS OF THE WOMEN'S ARMY.ALL THE MILITARY EQUIPMENT IN THE PARADE HAD BEEN SEEN BEFORE.

    WITH PRESIDENT SUKARNO ON THE DAIS WAS PRESIDENT STOICA OF RUMANIA, AND, IN THE OFFICIAL STAND, MARSHAL CHEN YI, CHINA'S FOREIGN MINISTER, AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM NORTH KOREA, WEST GERMANY, THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, ALGERIA AND NORTH VIETNAM.

    THE LONG PARADE MANAGED TO KEEP A LIVELY STEP THROUGHOUT THE 2 1/2 HOUR MARCH AS DOZENS OF BANDS KEPT UP A STEADY FLOW OF MARTIAL MUSIC.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1NFHH6CDQG59F83TR3O0U9QFB
    Media URN:
    VLVA1NFHH6CDQG59F83TR3O0U9QFB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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