• Short Summary

    ARTS AND CRAFTS PRODUCED IN DIFFERENT PLACES IN THE COMMONWEALTH ARE ON SHOW IN LONDON AS PART OF THE FIRST COMMONWEALTH ARTS FESTIVAL IN BRITAIN.

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    ARTS AND CRAFTS PRODUCED IN DIFFERENT PLACES IN THE COMMONWEALTH ARE ON SHOW IN LONDON AS PART OF THE FIRST COMMONWEALTH ARTS FESTIVAL IN BRITAIN.THE FESTIVAL, WITH 20 NATIONS PARTICIPATING, OPENS TOMORROW (THURSDAY) AND GOES ON TILL OCTOBER 2.

    THE ART EXHIBITION - AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY - BRINGS TOGETHER MANY OF THE DIVERSE CULTURES AND TALENTS OF A QUARTER OF THE WORLD'S POPULATION.THE EXHIBITION ENTITLED "TREASURES FROM THE COMMONWEALTH" LAST UNTIL NOVEMBER 13.MANY OF THE "TREASURES" BELONG TO QUEEN ELIZABETH, WHO IS PATRON OF THE FESTIVAL.

    THE FESTIVAL, BACKED BY THE BRITISH AND COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENTS, MAY, IT IS HOPED, BECOME THE PRECURSOR OF A SERIES TO BE HELD IN COMMONWEALTH CAPITALS IN FUTURE YEARS.

    ON THE EVE OF THE OPENING, LONDON STAGED - IN HYDE PARK - THE BIGGEST FIREWORK DISPLAY SINCE THE QUEEN'S CORONATION (IN 1953).THE MASTERPIECE OF THE DISPLAY IS BY THE BRITISH ARTIST JOHN PIPER, RENOWNED FOR HIS DESIGN OF THE GLASS ENTRANCE OF NEW COVENTRY CATHEDRAL.

    THE EFFECTS WITH SOME 1500 FIREWORKS INCLUDED REVOLVING FOUNTAINS, GIANT CARTWHEELS, STARRY EXPLOSIONS AND A SUNSET."I TRIED TO REPRODUCE THE EFFECT OF SOME OF THE GREAT 18TH CENTURY DISPLAYS.SINCE THEN FIREWORK DISPLAYS HAVE GONE DOWN HILL", MR.PIPE SAID.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9TPSCLCWPTI3DAIZRN0K33TQ5
    Media URN:
    VLVA9TPSCLCWPTI3DAIZRN0K33TQ5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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