• Short Summary

    The first "Young People's Day" was held in the People's Republic of Mozambique on Thursday (26 June), to celebrate the country's newly acquired independence.

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    1.
    LV ZOOM OUT FROM Torch of unity TO GV stadium
    0.19

    2.
    CU Flag
    0.22

    3.
    CU ZOOM OUT FROM Machel TO LV stands
    0.29

    4.
    CU PAN Bandmaster and band
    0.37

    5.
    GV Youths running in arena
    0.40

    6.
    CU Machel
    0.45

    7.
    CU Youths dancing to hand drums (3 shots)
    1.00

    8.
    LV Soldiers in crowd PULL BACK TO GV
    1.07

    9.
    SV Drummers
    1.15

    10.
    LV Youths perform exercises watched by crowd (3 shots)
    1.30

    11.
    LV ZOOM IN Crowd TO torch of unity
    1.38



    Initials BB/1850-GB/MR/BB/1905-BB/1850



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The first "Young People's Day" was held in the People's Republic of Mozambique on Thursday (26 June), to celebrate the country's newly acquired independence.

    Festivities climaxed with a massive youth rally in the Machave Stadium in Cam Phumo (formerly Lourenco Marques).

    Presidents Samora Machel watched displays of gymnastics, national dancing and a grand parade by a bearer carrying the "Torch of Unity".

    The youth rally also marked the last of the independence celebrations. President Machel ordered the people of Mozambique back to work on Friday (27 June).

    He said "work, work and more work" is the keynote of the Frelimo policy.

    Frelimo ... the nationalist movement that wrested independence from the Portuguese .. is now the only political party in Mozambique.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9M7MK22UFZM19JAX77AAKFY5J
    Media URN:
    VLVA9M7MK22UFZM19JAX77AAKFY5J
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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