• Short Summary

    HUNDREDS OF ENTERTAINERS FROM MANY PARTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH HAVE ALREADY ARRIVED IN BRITAIN FOR THE START OF THE FIRST COMMONWEALTH ARTS FESTIVAL ON THURSDAY.

  • Description


    DANCERS FROM UGANDA IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE; FLAGS FLYING AND ROYAL LIVER BUILDING IN LIVERPOOL ILLUMINATED.




    Initials PBS/V/WH/EEH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: HUNDREDS OF ENTERTAINERS FROM MANY PARTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH HAVE ALREADY ARRIVED IN BRITAIN FOR THE START OF THE FIRST COMMONWEALTH ARTS FESTIVAL ON THURSDAY.

    AMONG THE UNUSUAL ATTRACTIONS WILL BE DANCERS FROM SEVERAL AFRICAN NATIONS WITHIN THE COMMONWEALTH WHO WILL BE PERFORMING TRADITIONAL DANCERS OF THEIR COUNTRIES.

    THE FESTIVAL, THE LARGEST JOINT EXHIBITION OF COMMONWEALTH CULTURES HELD, WILL CONTINUE FROM THURSDAY UNTIL OCTOBER 2ND IN LONDON, AND IN THE REGIONAL CITIES OF LIVERPOOL, GLASGOW AND CARDIFF.

    THE FESTIVAL WILL INCLUDE BALLET, DANCING, OPERA, CHORAL AND ORCHESTRAL RECITALS, AND EXHIBITIONS OF PAINTING, SCULPTURE AND TEXTILES.THERE WILL ALSO BE SCREENINGS OF FILMS FROM MANY PARTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH DURING THE TWO WEEKS.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA14X27QGUZT53UGI94T2G9TCO
    Media URN:
    VLVAA14X27QGUZT53UGI94T2G9TCO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment