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    QUEEN ELIZABETH, THE QUEEN MOTHER, ATTENDED A COMMEMORATIVE CONCERT TO MARK CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA 200 YEAR AGO.

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    QUEEN ELIZABETH, THE QUEEN MOTHER, ATTENDED A COMMEMORATIVE CONCERT TO MARK CAPTAIN JAMES COOK'S DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA 200 YEAR AGO. THE CONCERT WAS PRESENTED BY THE AUSTRALIAN MUSICAL ASSOCIATION AT THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL IN LONDON.

    HER MAJESTY WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HER PRIVATE SECRETARY AND HER LADY-IN-WAITING. AFTER ARRIVING AT THE ARTISTS' ENTRANCE OF THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL, SHE WAS RECEIVED BY THE HIGH COMMISSIONER OF AUSTRALIA AND LADY DOWNER.

    THE PEOPLE HER MAJESTY WAS INTRODUCED TO INCLUDED LORDED AND LADY CHALFONT, REPRESENTING THE UNITED KINGDOM; THE DEPUTY HIGH COMMISSIONER AND MRS. PRITCHETT; THE AGENT-GENERAL FOR NEW SOUTH WALES AND MRS. LANDA SIR FRANCIS AND LADY CHICHESTER; AND MISS JOYCE EILEER.

    MISS KIRSTEN NYE PRESENTED A BOUQUET TO QUEEN ELIZABETH, THE QUEEN MOTHER, BEFORE THE ROYAL PARTY ENTERED THE CEREMONIAL BOX TO HEAR THE CONCERT.

    VERDI'S "REQUIEM" WAS PERFORMED DURING THE FIRST ART OF THE CONCERT, AND DURING THE INTERVAL HER MAJESTY WAS PRESENTED TO MEMBERS OF THE AUSTRALIAN MUSICAL ASSOCIATION. AFTER THE CONCERT, THE QUEEN MOTHER WAS INTRODUCED TO THE CONDUCTOR, MR. CHARLES MACKERRAS AND HIS WIFE, AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1ZIOHQE73641GGC5O13PXPGSX
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ZIOHQE73641GGC5O13PXPGSX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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