• Short Summary

    CELEBRATIONS ARE BEING HELD THIS WEEK TO MARK THE 1000TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE HOLY MONASTIC COMMUNITY OF MOUNT ATHOS, NORTHERN GREECE.

  • Description

    1.
    GV MONASTERY
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    2.
    LV MONKS IN MONASTERY (2 SHOTS)
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    3.
    GV DAPHNI PORT
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    4.
    LV PATRIARCHS ARRIVE
    0.23

    5.
    SV PATRIARCHS & BISHOPS GREETED
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    6.
    TV CHURCH DIGNATARIES
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    7.
    SV DITTO
    0.34

    8.
    SV PROCESSION MOVES OFF (3 SHOTS)
    0.46

    9.
    SV PROCESSION ARRIVES IN KARYES
    0.50



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: CELEBRATIONS ARE BEING HELD THIS WEEK TO MARK THE 1000TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE HOLY MONASTIC COMMUNITY OF MOUNT ATHOS, NORTHERN GREECE.A VISNEWS CAMERAMAN SHOT THIS EXCLUSIVE FILM OF BYZANTINE SPLENDOUR AS CHURCH DIGNITARIES ARRIVED FOR THE OCCASION AT THE PORT OF DAPHNI YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME EVER THAT A CAMERAMAN HAD BEEN PERMITTED TO FILM WITHIN THE CONFINES OF MOUNT ATHOS.

    REPRESENTATIVES OF THE CHRISTIAN WORLD WERE AMONG GREEK ORTHODOX PATRIARCHS AND BISHOPS WHO DISEMBARKED AT DAPHNI.AFTER A FORMAL GREETING CEREMONY, THE ROBED AND BEARDED ASSEMBLY MOVED IN PROCESSION TO THE VILLAGE OF KARYES.THE TWO DAY CELEBRATIONS, WHICH BEGAN TODAY, WILL INCLUDE CHURCH SERVICES AND OTHER RELIGIOUS CEREMONIES.

    (MOUNT ATHOS RISES LIKE A PYRAMID 6,670FT (ABOUT 1,900 METRES) HIGH WITH A SUMMIT OF WHITE MARBLE.TWENTY ANCIENT MONASTERIES, ALL BELONGING TO THE ORDER OF ST.BASIL, STAND AMID RICH FOLIAGE ON ITS SLOPES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA46ZHOXQV802ZFOZT6LWO6N5K0
    Media URN:
    VLVA46ZHOXQV802ZFOZT6LWO6N5K0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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