• Short Summary

    A COLOURFUL CEREMONY WAS HELD YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) TO MARK THE OPENING OF THE OLYMPIC VILLAGE AT YOYOGI, TOKYO, AND ITS FOUR BRANCH VILLAGES.

  • Description

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    GV SQUARE WHERE CEREMONY IS TO TAKE PLACE DIGNITARIES ARRIVING
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    2.
    SV PAN BAND PLAYING
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    3.
    GV MR. CHIRO KONO, MINISTER IN CHARGE OF OLYMPICS, ADDRESSES CROWD
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    SV CROWD LISTEN
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    5.
    SV KONO SPEAKS
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    6.
    SV OFFICIAL BOWS TO CROWD
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    7.
    TRACKING VIEW THROUGH OLYMPIC VILLAGE
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    8.
    SV TRACKING WOMAN ENTERS WOMEN'S VILLAGE
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    9.
    GV TRACKING PAST BLOCKS OF FLATS IN WOMEN'S VILLAGE
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    Background: A COLOURFUL CEREMONY WAS HELD YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) TO MARK THE OPENING OF THE OLYMPIC VILLAGE AT YOYOGI, TOKYO, AND ITS FOUR BRANCH VILLAGES.

    MORE THAN 1,300 GUESTS, INCLUDING MEMBERS OF THE TOKYO DIPLOMATIC CORPS, HIGH RANKING JAPANESE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, MEMBERS OF THE DIET, TOKYO GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND FOREIGN ATHLETES AND OFFICIALS WHO HAVE ALREADY ARRIVED FOR THE GAME, PARTICIPATED IN THE OPENING CEREMONIES HELD SIMULTANEOUSLY AT THE FIVE VILLAGES.

    SEVENTY ATHLETES FROM MEXICO, HUNGARY AND FRANCE WILL STAY IN THE MAIN VILLAGE FROM TODAY AND JAPANESE ATHLETES WILL ARRIVE THERE ON OCTOBER 1ST.

    THERE WILL BE 8,000 FOREIGN ATHLETES AND OLYMPIC OFFICIALS IN THE VILLAGE AND 7,000 JAPANESE. THOSE WHO WORK IN THE VILLAGE WILL MAKE A TOTAL POPULATION OF 15,000 PEOPLE.

    NINETY-EIGHT NATIONAL FLAGS REPRESENTING THOSE COUNTRIES PARTICIPATING IN THE OLYMPIC WERE HOISTED WITH AN OLYMPIC FANFARE AND MR. TOKICHO KOMATSU, MANAGER OF THE VILLAGE, WAS INTRODUCED TO THE PUBLIC BY MR. YOSANO, GENERAL SECRETARY OF THE TOKYO OLYMPIC ORGANIZING COMMITTEE.

    ALL FACILITIES, INCLUDING TWO BIG MESS HALLS FOR THE MALE AND FEMALE VILLAGES, RECREATION CENTRES, POST OFFICE, CABLE OFFICE, POWER OFFICE, INFORMATION CENTRE, AND RECEPTION ROOMS ARE NOW READY TO ACCOMMODATE FOREIGN ATHLETES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2DWD0X4ZGHTCCR9PWVQ6JMJAJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA2DWD0X4ZGHTCCR9PWVQ6JMJAJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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