• Short Summary

    May Day was celebrated by Greek Cypriots in Nicosia with processions through the streets by workers.

  • Description

    May Day was celebrated by Greek Cypriots in Nicosia with processions through the streets by workers. Groups of people sang folk songs and carried slogans about the Cyprus situation.

    The processions and festivities passed off without incident. Security forces were on duty but had no occasion to interfere.

    In the afternoon there was a big flower show in the town's Stadium. There were parades of beautifully flower-decked chariots and floats manned by young boys and girls dressed in fancy costumes of all kinds.

    The chariots were designed to represent prominent events and figures in Cyprus life -- a "Cyprus Tavern," "Enosis," "Cyprus Products," and so on. The show concluded with local dances by boys and girls dressed in colourful national and local costumes.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA534Z5B3YL6BRKS04QK2J9EAD0
    Media URN:
    VLVA534Z5B3YL6BRKS04QK2J9EAD0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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