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    In an impressive ceremony, United Arab Republic President Gamal Nasser opened a great new stadium July 24, in Cairo's Nasr City.

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    GV Stadium - statue of the Fetewa - flags on stadium - crowds seated inside - President Nasser, President Abboud and other officials seated - parade of youth - procession of cars -President Nasser looks on-parade of cyclists - crowds in stadium.




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    Background: In an impressive ceremony, United Arab Republic President Gamal Nasser opened a great new stadium July 24, in Cairo's Nasr City. Accompanying him at the inauguration was Sudanese President Ibrahim Abboud.

    Big crowds roared their approval as a parade of youth passed through the stadium followed by a display of cyclists and a procession of cars.

    The festivities were part of the United Arab Republic's celebrations of the 8th anniversary of the Egyptian revolution. The stadium is the largest in the Middle East.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7FRL842P00D41TN1B84O8D1I9
    Media URN:
    VLVA7FRL842P00D41TN1B84O8D1I9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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