• Short Summary

    TWO AIRLINES WHICH SERVE MUCH OF FRENCH-SPEAKING AFRICA FLEW IN EXOTIC FOODS FOR A GALA 'AFRICA NIGHT' HELD IN NICE, THE FRENCH MEDITERRANEAN RESORT ON FRIDAY.

  • Description

    TWO AIRLINES WHICH SERVE MUCH OF FRENCH-SPEAKING AFRICA FLEW IN EXOTIC FOODS FOR A GALA 'AFRICA NIGHT' HELD IN NICE, THE FRENCH MEDITERRANEAN RESORT ON FRIDAY. REPRESENTATIVES OF MANY FRENCH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES ATTENDED, INCLUDING PRESIDENT FELIX HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY OF IVORY COAST.

    THE GALA NIGHT WAS STAGED WITH THE HELP OF TWO AIRLINES, AIR AFRIQUE AND UTA. THEY HELPED FLY IN SOME OF THE EXOTIC FRUITS, NUTS AND OTHER DELICACIES FROM AFRICA WHICH THE GUESTS ENJOYED.

    THE FESTIVAL WAS HELD IN THE HOTEL NEGRESCO, AND AMONG THE MANY GUESTS WERE AMBASSADORS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF IVORY COAST, MAURITANIA AND CHAD, TOGETHER WITH OFFICIALS OF THE AIRLINES AND LOCAL DIGNITARIES.

    AFTER THE RECEPTION AND THE MEAL, THE GUESTS WERE ENTERTAINED BY DEMONSTRATIONS OF AFRICAN DANCING, A POP GROUP AND OTHER ENTERTAINERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9B5R62JHHYBFVQDBAE89RUBEG
    Media URN:
    VLVA9B5R62JHHYBFVQDBAE89RUBEG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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