• Short Summary

    BRITAIN'S PRINCESS MARGARET AND HER HUSBAND, LORD SNOWDON, ARRIVED BY AIR IN TOKYO YESTERDAY (20 SEPTEMBER) TO OFFICIALLY OPEN THE CITY'S 'BRITISH WEEK', WHICH IS BEING ORGANISED TO PROMOTE GREATER UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES, ON FRIDAY (26 SEPTEMBER).

  • Description

    BRITAIN'S PRINCESS MARGARET AND HER HUSBAND, LORD SNOWDON, ARRIVED BY AIR IN TOKYO YESTERDAY (20 SEPTEMBER) TO OFFICIALLY OPEN THE CITY'S 'BRITISH WEEK', WHICH IS BEING ORGANISED TO PROMOTE GREATER UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES, ON FRIDAY (26 SEPTEMBER).

    THE ROYAL COUPLE WERE GREETED ON ARRIVAL BY BRITAIN'S AMBASSADOR TO JAPAN, SIR JOHN PILCHER, AND THE JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER, EISAKU SATO SAN, AND HIS WIFE.

    AFTERWARDS THEY WERE INTRODUCED TO JAPANESE CABINET MINISTERS AND MEMBERS OF FOREIGN DIPLOMATIC CORPS.

    MORE THAN 1,000 JAPANESE WELCOMED THE ROYAL COUPLE FROM THE AIRPORT TERMINAL BUILDING, WHICH WAS DECORATED WITH BRITISH AND JAPANESE FLAGS.

    DURING 'BRITISH WEEK', TOKYO'S DEPARTMENT STORES FEATURE BRITISH GOODS, AND THERE WILL BE DEMONSTRATIONS OF THE VARIOUS ASPECTS OF THE BRITISH WAY OF LIFE.

    THERE ARE TO BE PERFORMANCES BY THE LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA AND THE FESTIVAL BALLET, AND A CONCERT WILL BE GIVEN BY BRITISH GUITARIST JULIAN BREAM.

    PRINCESS MARGARET AND LORD SNOWDON HAVE LUNCH WITH EMPEROR HIROHITO AT THE IMPERIAL PALACE TOMORROW (22 SEPTEMBER).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA97KXC2D0SGC0A68VXV5Q4IRCL
    Media URN:
    VLVA97KXC2D0SGC0A68VXV5Q4IRCL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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