• Short Summary

    A SPECTACULAR DISPLAY OF GYMNASTICS, SONG AND DANCE WAS STAGED BY OVER THREE THOUSAND SCHOOLCHILDREN AT THE HOUPHUOET-BOIGNY STADIUM IN ABIDJAN ON SUNDAY(DECEMBER 10).

  • Description

    A SPECTACULAR DISPLAY OF GYMNASTICS, SONG AND DANCE WAS STAGED BY OVER THREE THOUSAND SCHOOLCHILDREN AT THE HOUPHUOET-BOIGNY STADIUM IN ABIDJAN ON SUNDAY(DECEMBER 10).

    THE OCCASION WAS THE SEVENTH ANNUAL CHILDRENS' DAY AND THE THEME OF THE EVENT WAS -- "NO CHILD SHOULD GO HUNGRY".

    THREE ARMY BANDS PROVIDED THE ACCOMPANIMENT FOR THE ENTERTAINMENT STAGED BY THE CHILDREN. SCALED INTO APPROXIMATE AGE-GROUPS, THE CHILDREN PERFORMED A VARIETY OF SONGS AND DANCES AND SEVERAL TEAMS ENTERTAINED THE LARGE AUDIENCE WITH PRECISION MARCHING AND GYMNASTIC DISPLAYS.

    AMONG THE DISTINGUISHED GUESTS WERE THE MINISTER OF HEALTH, M.N'DIA KOFFI, AND THE MINISTER FOR YOUTH AND SPORT, M. ALPHONSE BISSOUMA-TAPE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAE0TLKO5NE880510JMWBLHP75
    Media URN:
    VLVAAE0TLKO5NE880510JMWBLHP75
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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