• Short Summary

    BATFAIR, SOUTH AFRICA'S TOURING AGRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL SHOW, LURED TRANSVAALERS WHEN IT VISITED HAMMANSKRAAL, NEAR PRETORIA, LAST WEEK.

  • Description

    BATFAIR, SOUTH AFRICA'S TOURING AGRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL SHOW, LURED TRANSVAALERS WHEN IT VISITED HAMMANSKRAAL, NEAR PRETORIA, LAST WEEK.THE TEN-DAY EXHIBITION WAS DESCRIBED BY ORGANIZERS AS A "GREAT SUCCESS."
    AFRICANS ARRIVED BY BUSES, TRAINS AND ON FOOT TO THE DUSTY FAIRGROUNDS ON THE FRINGE OF BUSH COUNTRY.SCHOOLCHILDREN ATTENDED FROM JOHANNESBURG, PRETORIA AND THE REEF.

    BATFAIR IS BEING SPONSORED BY A PRIVATE, NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION FORMED LAST SEPTEMBER TO PROMOTE THE SALE OF COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS IN THE HOME MARKET.ALREADY THE BANTUS IN SOUTH AFRICA BOOST THE CONSUMER MARKET ANNUALLY BY AROUND R800,000,000 -- OR GBP400,000,000 STERLING.

    A BATFAIR SPOKESMAN SAID THEIR AIM WAS TO ENABLE SUPPLIERS TO TAKE THEIR PRODUCTS TO THE CUSTOMER."ONE OF THE MAIN PROBLEMS", HE SAID, "IS THAT THE BANTU WAS NOT IN TOUCH WITH ADVERTISING."
    THE EXHIBITS ARE HOUSED IN HUGE BALLOON-LIKE STRUCTURES MADE OF NYLON FABRIC.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA53E8Q2UVVS5TRWN8QR7UGIRDL
    Media URN:
    VLVA53E8Q2UVVS5TRWN8QR7UGIRDL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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