• Short Summary

    AN EXHIBITION BY 32 COUNTRIES, THE NEAR EAST INTERNATIONAL FAIR, SPRANG INTO LIFE AS A SWITCH WAS CEREMONIALLY THROWN BY PRESIDENT BEN ZUI IN TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, ON JUNE 6TH.

  • Description

    AN EXHIBITION BY 32 COUNTRIES, THE NEAR EAST INTERNATIONAL FAIR, SPRANG INTO LIFE AS A SWITCH WAS CEREMONIALLY THROWN BY PRESIDENT BEN ZUI IN TEL AVIV, ISRAEL, ON JUNE 6TH.

    ONE BY ONE THE FLAGS OF THE EXHIBITING NATIONS, THE IDENTIFY OF WHICH HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN KEPT SECRET, WERE UNFURLED AROUND THE ENTRANCE TO THE GROUNDS. THEN THE LIGHTS WERE SWITCHED,ON, AND A DAZZLING FIREWORK DISPLAY BLOSSOMED IN THE EVENING SKY.

    THE FAIR IS THE EIGHT TO BE HELD IN ISRAEL, ???, BUT THE FIRST PLANNED AS AN INTERNATIONAL EVENT AND LAID OUT IN ACCORDANCE WITH INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS. TWO YEARS' PLANNING AND BUILDING LAY BEHIND THE GIANT FAIR GROUND. APART FROM THE STALLS OF THE 800 EXHIBITORS, IT INCLUDES LANDSCAPE GARDENS, AN OVERHEAD CABLE RAILWAY, AND A GIANT FUN PARK.

    A SPECIAL ISRAELI STAMP HAS BEEN ISSUED TO COINCIDE WITH THE FAIR'S OPENING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA52GF7ZALUK9BY08817RJL0N6W
    Media URN:
    VLVA52GF7ZALUK9BY08817RJL0N6W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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