• Short Summary

    KING OLAV OF NORWAY ARRIVED IN RIO DE JANEIRO ON WEDNESDAY TO A WARM WELCOME, A REUNION WITH HIS ELDEST DAUGHTER AND AN EXCHANGE OF DECORATION WITH BRAZILIAN PRESIDENT ARTHUR DA COSTA E SILVA.

  • Description

    KING OLAV OF NORWAY ARRIVED IN RIO DE JANEIRO ON WEDNESDAY TO A WARM WELCOME, A REUNION WITH HIS ELDEST DAUGHTER AND AN EXCHANGE OF DECORATION WITH BRAZILIAN PRESIDENT ARTHUR DA COSTA E SILVA. THE 64-YEAR-OLD KING IS SPENDING A WEEK IN BRAZIL, AT THE START OF A 16-DAY OFFICIAL TOUR DE LATIN AMERICA.

    KING OLAV TRAVELLED BY BRAZILIAN NAVY LAUNCH FROM GALEO AIRPORT TO THE NAVY MINISTRY IN RIO DE JANEIRO. HE WAS GREETED ON THE RED CARPETED QUAY BY PRESIDENT COSTA E SILVA AND HIS CABINET. HIS WELCOME INCLUDED A 21-GUN SALUTE, A FLY-PAST BY BRAZILIAN AIR FORCE STUNT AIRCRAFT TRAILING SMOKE, AND A TICKER TAPE PARADE AS HE DROVE TO HIS HOTEL.

    KING OLAV'S LATIN AMERICAN TOUR WILL TAKE HIM TO CHILE AND ARGENTINA. ON HIS WAY HOME HE WILL SPEND A WEEK IN RIO DE JANEIRO WITH HIS DAUGHTER, WHO HAS LIVED THERE FOR 14 YEARS AS THE WIFE OF NORWEGIAN INDUSTRIALIST ERLING LORENZTEN.

    SHORTLY AFTER HIS ARRIVAL THE KING PAID A FORMAL CALL TO LARANEIRAS PALACE, WHERE HE EXCHANGED DECORATIONS WITH THE BRAZILIAN PRESIDENT. KING OLAV WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS DAUGHTER AND NORWEGIAN AMBASSADOR SVEN BRUN EBBELL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5PVD7Q0OP9UBVB1Z6XZ160LDJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA5PVD7Q0OP9UBVB1Z6XZ160LDJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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