• Short Summary

    NIGER THIS WEEK CELEBRATED ITS TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE. AT NIAMY, THE REPUBLIC'S CAPITAL, CELEBRATIONS?

  • Description

    NIGER THIS WEEK CELEBRATED ITS TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE. AT NIAMY, THE REPUBLIC'S CAPITAL, CELEBRATIONS BEGAN WITH A TRADITIONAL PARADE AND THE MILITARY BAND PLAYING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM.

    A BAND REPRESENTING NIGER'S YOUNG PIONEERS RELIEVED THE MILITARY PERFORMERS.

    WOMEN FROM NIGER'S NATIONAL PARTY MARCHED FIRST FOLLOWED BY THE YOUNG PIONEERS, SCHOOLCHILDREN, SPORTING ORGANISATIONS, ARMY VETERANS, AND THE REPUBLIC'S ARMED FORCES.

    SEVERAL SPORTING EVENTS TOOK PLACE AFTER THE MAIN PARADE, INCLUDING HORSE-RACING - A LONG POPULAR SPORT WITH THE PEOPLE OF NIGER.

    TO COMPLETE THE CELEBRATIONS, PRESIDENT HAMANI DIORI AND HIS WIFE ORGANISED A STATE RECEPTION AT THE PRESIDENTIAL PALACE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9TNDZC7A2XCKZWT5V3SP5GOX8
    Media URN:
    VLVA9TNDZC7A2XCKZWT5V3SP5GOX8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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