• Short Summary

    ONE-HUNDRED-AND-THIRTY-NINE WEST GERMAN YOUTHS ARRIVED IN TOKYO ON MONDAY AT THE START OF A TWO-WEEK EXCHANGE VISIT TO JAPAN, UNDER A PROGRAMME TO PROMOTE FRIENDLY RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.

  • Description

    ONE-HUNDRED-AND-THIRTY-NINE WEST GERMAN YOUTHS ARRIVED IN TOKYO ON MONDAY AT THE START OF A TWO-WEEK EXCHANGE VISIT TO JAPAN, UNDER A PROGRAMME TO PROMOTE FRIENDLY RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES. YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) THE VISITORS AND THEIR HOSTS WERE SHOWN AROUND A LARGE DEPARTMENT STORE IN TOKYO.

    THE VISIT WAS ORGANISED BY THE WORLD YOUTH EXCHANGE ASSOCIATION, AND THE GERMAN PARTY WAS HEADED BY THE VICE-DIRECTOR OF THE FEDERATION OF GERMAN SPORTS YOUTH HERR HANS HANSEN. THE EXCHANGE FIRST TOOK PLACE IN 1953.

    YESTERDAY THE JAPANESE AND WEST GERMANS VISITED THE MATSUYA DEPARTMENT STORE IN TOKYO, WHERE THEY EXCHANGED BADGES, AND SANG GERMAN AND JAPANESE SONGS. LATER THEY VISITED THE STORE'S SPORTS DEPARTMENT.

    DURING THEIR VISIT, THE WEST GERMANS WILL SPLIT INTO GROUPS, AND VISIT FACTORIES AND FARMS AND MEET JAPANESE STUDENTS. THEY ARE ALSO DUE TO MEET THE JAPANESE CROWN PRINCE AND PRINCESS, AND THE PRIME MINISTER, MR. EISAKU SATO.

    A SIMILAR VISIT IS BEING ORGANISED FOR SUMMER, WHEN THE WEST GERMANS WILL BE HOSTS TO A NUMBER OF JAPANESE YOUTHS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9AQ75UXGQ8Z09DIOYXVEENMQP
    Media URN:
    VLVA9AQ75UXGQ8Z09DIOYXVEENMQP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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