• Short Summary

    THOUSANDS OF TURKISH-CYPRIOTS GATHERED IN NICOSIA YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) TO WATCH CELEBRATIONS OF THE NATIONAL TURKISH YOUTH AND SPORTS FESTIVAL.

  • Description

    THOUSANDS OF TURKISH-CYPRIOTS GATHERED IN NICOSIA YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) TO WATCH CELEBRATIONS OF THE NATIONAL TURKISH YOUTH AND SPORTS FESTIVAL.

    TURKISH-CYPRIOT BOYS AND GIRLS AGED ELEVEN AND UNDER MARCHED WITH PRECISION IN THE FESTIVAL - ALL OF THEM CARRIED REAL WEAPONS IN A YOUTH AND SPORTS FESTIVAL THAT HAD MARKED MILITANT ACCENT.

    ONE DISPLAY FEATURED TURKISH-CYPRIOTS DRESSED IN GREEK UNIFORMS RE-ENACTING CYPRUS BATTLES OF THE PAST TWO AND A HALF YEARS WITH SIMULATED ATTACKS ON TURKISH COMMUNITIES.

    WATCHING THE DISPLAY WERE SPECIALLY INVITED GUESTS, INCLUDING GREEK-CYPRIOT NEWSMEN WHO HAD NOT SET FOOT IN NICOSIA'S TURKISH QUARTER SINCE THE TROUBLE'S BETWEEN THE TWO COMMUNITIES BEGAN IN 1963.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA68WNVBQJNP9T9HHB1854O4BAI
    Media URN:
    VLVA68WNVBQJNP9T9HHB1854O4BAI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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