• Short Summary

    ABOUT 600 CHILDREN FROM YOUTH ORGANISATIONS AND SCHOOLS IN ACCRA, GHANA, TOOK PART ON SATURDAY IN A PICNIC ORGANISED BY THE NATIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE FOR UNIVERSAL CHILDREN DAY.

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    ABOUT 600 CHILDREN FROM YOUTH ORGANISATIONS AND SCHOOLS IN ACCRA, GHANA, TOOK PART ON SATURDAY IN A PICNIC ORGANISED BY THE NATIONAL PLANNING COMMITTEE FOR UNIVERSAL CHILDREN DAY. THE PICNIC WAS HELD AT ACCRA'S TRADE FAIR GROUNDS.

    THE CHILDREN WERE SERVED WITH MILK AND SOFT DRINKS DONATED BY FIRMS AND VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS, AND BROUGHT THEIR OWN FOOD TO EAT IN GROUPS. THEY ENTERTAINED THEMSELVES WITH CULTURAL DISPLAYS AND DANCING.

    THE OSU-LABADI CATHOLIC YOUTH ORGANISATION UNIT PERFORMED A NORTHERN GHANA DANCE KNOWN AS "ALIMATU". MEMBERS OF THE GHANA LIFE BRIGADE PERFORMED THE "RAINBOW". UNIVERSAL CHILDREN DAY IS AN ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL DAY OFFERING CHILDREN OF ALL RACES AN OPPORTUNITY OF LEARNING ABOUT EACH OTHER AND THEMSELVES IN AN EFFORT TO PROMOTE UNIVERSAL HARMONY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7SNVNKASU9X5RV82EWPTA52SY
    Media URN:
    VLVA7SNVNKASU9X5RV82EWPTA52SY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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