• Short Summary

    A DIAMOND JUBILEE RALLY TO CELEBRATE THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE GIRL GUIDES MOVEMENT WAS HELD IN NAIROBI, KENYA, ON SUNDAY (FEBRUARY 8TH).

  • Description

    A DIAMOND JUBILEE RALLY TO CELEBRATE THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE GIRL GUIDES MOVEMENT WAS HELD IN NAIROBI, KENYA, ON SUNDAY (FEBRUARY 8TH).

    THE RALLY WAS ADDRESSED BY THE WORLD CHIEF GUIDE, LADY BADEN-POWELL, WHO HAD HELD THIS POST FOR THE PAST 52 YEARS.

    ALSO ATTENDING WERE MR. NGINA KENYATTA, PATRON OF THE KENYA GIRL GUIDES ASSOCIATION AND WIFE OF PRESIDENT KENYATTA, AND MRS. H. RUBIA, PRESIDENT OF THE KENYA GIRL GUIDES ASSOCIATION.

    HIGHLIGHT OF THE RALLY WAS A MASS PAGEANT, DEPICTING THE HISTORY OF GUIDING OVER THE PAST 60 YEARS. DURING THE RALLY, GUIDES FROM ALL REGIONS OF KENYA DISPLAYED BANNERS AND FLAGS OF COUNTRIES AFFILIATED WITH THE WORLD-WIDE GIRL GUIDE MOVEMENT.

    THE FIRST GUIDE UNITS WERE OFFICIALLY REGISTERED IN 1910, AND BY 1969 THERE WERE OVER SIX MILLION GIRL GUIDES IN 87 COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD.

    KENYA'S FIRST GIRL GUIDE COMPANY WAS REGISTERED IN 1922.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3NXGSRI9EN4ITJBC2Q26I6W2K
    Media URN:
    VLVA3NXGSRI9EN4ITJBC2Q26I6W2K
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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