• Short Summary

    THE KING OF THAILAND OPENED THE ANNUAL FOUR-DAY RED CROSS FAIR IN BANGKOK ON DEC.4 AT THE AMPHORN GARDENS.

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    THE KING OF THAILAND OPENED THE ANNUAL FOUR-DAY RED CROSS FAIR IN BANGKOK ON DEC.4 AT THE AMPHORN GARDENS.

    THE QUEEN OF THAILAND IS THE PATRON OF THE THAI RED CROSS SOCIETY.BUT BECAUSE SHE COULD NOT BE PRESENT, THE KING OPENED THE FAIR AND WAS RECEIVED BY THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE SOCIETY, CHAO PHYA SIRTHAMA THIBET.

    THE VICE-PRESIDENT REPORTED TO THE KING THE ACTIVITIES OF THE SOCIETY DURING THE YEAR AND HIS MAJESTY LATER UNVEILED THE FAIR'S SIGNBOARD BY PRESSING A BUTTON AND ALSO RELEASED BALLOONS.

    THE KING ALSO PRESENTED MEDALS FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE TO MEMBERS OF THE RED CROSS SOCIETY.

    HIS MAJESTY THEN VISITED A NUMBER OF STALLS.THE YEAR'S ATTRACTIONS INCLUDED DISPLAYS BY MEMBERS OF THE JUNIOR RED CROSS, TARGET SHOOTING, COMMAND PERFORMANCE OF A DANCE, A FASHION SHOW, A CHINESE THEATRICAL SHOW AND A WISHING TREE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA82EDIBT6I0J0YRWQ1LBNX0WZA
    Media URN:
    VLVA82EDIBT6I0J0YRWQ1LBNX0WZA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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