• Short Summary

    STARTING A NEW LIFE FAR FROM THEIR OLD HOME, A GROUP OF 100 TIBETAN GIRLS TODAY (MONDAY) ARRIVED IN COPENHAGEN, DENMARK.

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    STARTING A NEW LIFE FAR FROM THEIR OLD HOME, A GROUP OF 100 TIBETAN GIRLS TODAY (MONDAY) ARRIVED IN COPENHAGEN, DENMARK.RANGING IN AGE BETWEEN 12 AND 16 YEARS OLD, THE GIRLS TRAVELLED IN A CHARTER PLANE FROM NEW DELHI, WHERE THEY HAD BEEN ASSEMBLED FROM CAMPS IN NORTHERN INDIA.

    AT THE AIRPORT TO MEET THEM WERE TIBETAN OFFICIALS WHO HAD ACCOMPANIED AN EARLIER GROUP - 20 BOYS WHO ARE NOW BEING GIVEN BOTH TECHNICAL AND AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION.FOLLOWING THEIR COUNTRY'S CUSTOM, THE TIBETANS EXCHANGED BRIGHTLY COLOURED SCARVES IN GREETING.

    THE GIRLS WILL GO TO SPECIAL SCHOOLS BUILT FOR THEM BY THE DANISH AUTHORITIES, AND LATER WILL BE TAKEN INTO THE HOMES OF PRIVATE FAMILIES.THEIR STAY IN DENMARK WILL BE PAID FOR HALF BY THE GOVERNMENT AND HALF BY PUBLIC CONTRIBUTIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5A22HKZB6RUQF9C6TD388G8FF
    Media URN:
    VLVA5A22HKZB6RUQF9C6TD388G8FF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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