• Short Summary

    President Rene Schick of Nicaragua and his wife jointly cut a ribbon to open a Japanese Trade Fair in Managua on Tuesday (25 February).

  • Description

    President Rene Schick of Nicaragua and his wife jointly cut a ribbon to open a Japanese Trade Fair in Managua on Tuesday (25 February). The fair will be open to the public until 9 March 1964.

    At the opening ceremony President Schick was accompanied by Japanese Ambassador Hayashi and Heiji Kato, Director of the Fair. On opening day admission was by invitation only; the public was not admitted. The invitations went to government officials, civic and business leaders.

    The exhibits included Japanese automobiles, textile machinery, and toys. One attractions was a machine for making plastic dolls. Several of the dolls were presented to women and girls in the crowd.

    Climax of the official inaugural was a fireworks display.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2T31QXCHO7U7GWC7KOPP1TLF1
    Media URN:
    VLVA2T31QXCHO7U7GWC7KOPP1TLF1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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