• Short Summary

    ABOARD THE NORWEGIAN ROYAL YACHT, NORGE, KING OLAV SAILED IN TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AT THE START OF HIS FOUR-DAY STATE VISIT TO HOLLAND.

  • Description

    ABOARD THE NORWEGIAN ROYAL YACHT, NORGE, KING OLAV SAILED IN TODAY (WEDNESDAY) AT THE START OF HIS FOUR-DAY STATE VISIT TO HOLLAND.

    IT IS THE KING'S FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT, ALTHOUGH HE HAS OFTEN BEEN A GUEST AT THE DUTCH ROYAL PALACE OF SOESTDIJK, NEAR UTRECHT.

    THE KING IS MAKING THE VISIT AT THE INVITATION OF QUEEN JULIANA AND PRINCE BERNHARD. HE WILL BE SEEING ROTTERDAM AND A NORWEGIAN CHURCH NEAR THERE, AS WELL AS FLYING OVER HOLLAND'S RECLAMATION SCHEMES AND STAYING IN AMSTERDAM.

    FROM AMSTERDAM HARBOUR, A DUTCH SLOOP BROUGHT THE KING TO THE QUAYSIDE IN THE HEART OF THE CITY AND THERE HE WAS GREETED BY THE QUEEN AND PRINCE BERNHARD. BOTH KING AND PRINCE WORE UNIFORMS OF ADMIRALS OF THE FLEET.

    WITH THE KING WAS HIS FOREIGN MINISTER, HALVARD LANG, WHO WILL BE HAVING TALKS WITH HIS DUTCH COUNTERPART, DR. JOSEPH LUNS.

    ONE OF THE KING'S FIRST DUTIES IN HIS PROGRAMME WAS TO LAY A WREATH AT THE NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL IN AMSTERDAM. AND LATER TODAY HE WAS RECEIVING THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS AT THE HAGUE PALACE OF HUIS TEN BOSCH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA54ZLWVJPUO9XQJUBTXXR5QIDK
    Media URN:
    VLVA54ZLWVJPUO9XQJUBTXXR5QIDK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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