• Short Summary

    THE SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL AND INDUSTRIAL FAIR OF BOGOTA - MOST IMPORTANT IN THE SERIES HELD SO FAR - WAS OPENED BY PRESIDENT CARLOS LLERAS RESTREPO OF COLOMBIA LAST THURSDAY (1 AUGUST).

  • Description

    THE SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL AND INDUSTRIAL FAIR OF BOGOTA - MOST IMPORTANT IN THE SERIES HELD SO FAR - WAS OPENED BY PRESIDENT CARLOS LLERAS RESTREPO OF COLOMBIA LAST THURSDAY (1 AUGUST). THE OPENING CEREMONY WAS ALSO ATTENDED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CAPITAL AND BY COLOMBIAN MINISTERS AND DIPLOMATS OF OTHER COUNTRIES.

    THEY TOURED THE FAIR TO VIEW THE EXHIBITS PUT ON SHOW BY 3,200 FIRMS REPRESENTING A VARIETY OF COUNTRIES IN AMERICA, EUROPE AND ASIA; 1,400 COLOMBIAN FIRMS ALSO SHOWED THEIR PRODUCTS.

    ALTHOUGH THIS IS A PURELY INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL VENTURE INTENDED FOR SELLERS AND BUYERS OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS, IT IS HOPED THAT IT WILL BE VISITED BY AT LEAST TWO MILLION VISITORS DURING THE EIGHTEEN DAYS IT IS ON SHOW.

    PROMINENT AMONG THE PAVILIONS WERE, AS EXPECTED, THE SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA ONES; BUT WESTERN AND EASTERN EUROPE TOO, WERE WELL REPRESENTED INCLUDING THE SOVIET UNION POLAND AND HUNGARY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA54UDCOJXR38V88E17M9DB6W2V
    Media URN:
    VLVA54UDCOJXR38V88E17M9DB6W2V
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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