• Short Summary

    IN LONDON TODAY (THURSDAY) VISITORS TO THE ROYAL COMMONWEALTH SOCIETY BUILDING IN NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE, WERE TREATED TO ARTS AND CRAFTS DISPLAYS BY MANY MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH.

  • Description


    GHANA DISPLAY OF DOLLS, WOOD CARVING AND NATIVE DRUM ZAMBIAN DISPLAY INCLUDING WOOD CARVING.




    Initials ERW/V/BHH/OS



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    Background: IN LONDON TODAY (THURSDAY) VISITORS TO THE ROYAL COMMONWEALTH SOCIETY BUILDING IN NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE, WERE TREATED TO ARTS AND CRAFTS DISPLAYS BY MANY MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH. AMONG THE DISPLAYS WERE THOSE OF GHANA AND ZAMBIA.

    THE DISPLAY BY GHANA INCLUDED DOLLS IN NATIONAL COSTUME, AN EXHIBITION OF NATIVE WOOD-CARVING AND SIMILAR EXAMPLES OF GHANIAN NATIONAL CULTURE. THE STAND ATTRACTED A STEADY STREAM OF VISITORS THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

    WOOD-CARVING WAS ALSO A FEATURE OF THE ZAMBIAN STAND, NEAREST. THE STAND ORGANISERS ALSO TOOK ADVANTAGE OF THE OCCASION TO PROMOTE TOURISM IN ZAMBIA WITH A SIGN READING "ZAMBIAN IN THE SUN FOR AFRICA'S BEST PHOTO SAFARIS".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3A2POWXT318FES3YN0RMASF5N
    Media URN:
    VLVA3A2POWXT318FES3YN0RMASF5N
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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