• Short Summary

    NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS - THE "SILVESTIVAL" STARTED EARLY IN WEST BERLIN. ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON (28?

  • Description

    NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS - THE "SILVESTIVAL" STARTED EARLY IN WEST BERLIN. ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON (28 DECEMBER), PART OF THE KURFUERSTENDAMM. (BERLIN'S MAIN SHOPPING STREET)- BECAME A TEMPORARY FAIRGROUND, READY TO CATER FOR THE GREAT END-OF-YEAR EATING AND DRINKING SPREE WHICH ACCOMPANIES THE TRADITIONAL DISPLAYS OF FIREWORKS.

    "SILVESTER" IS THE GERMAN NAME FOR THE LAST DAY OF THE YEAR; THE "SILVESTIVAL" IS AN EXTENSION AND INTENSIFICATION OF "SILVESTER", ORGANISED BY THE WEST BERLIN'S HOTELIERS, RESTAURATEURS AN OTHER SURVEYORS OF FOOD AND DRINK TO ATTRACT TOURISTS FROM WEST GERMANY AND BEYOND.

    THE "SILVESTIVAL" WILL CONTINUE NON-STOP UNTIL ELEVEN O'CLOCK ON NEW YEAR'S DAY. ITS PLANNED CLIMAX IS TO BE A HUGE DRINKING CELEBRATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2GPXYJADZ931PRKSB76SMS3JY
    Media URN:
    VLVA2GPXYJADZ931PRKSB76SMS3JY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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