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    CROWN PRINCESS MICHIKO OF JAPAN, MAKING HER FIRST OFFICIAL APPEARANCE IN SIX MONTHS.VISITED THE ASIAN?

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    CROWN PRINCESS MICHIKO OF JAPAN, MAKING HER FIRST OFFICIAL APPEARANCE IN SIX MONTHS.VISITED THE ASIAN GIRL SCOUT CAMP AT THE FOOT OF MT.TOGAKUSHI, SOME 250 MILES NORTH-WEST OF TOKYO, LAST WEDNESDAY.THE ASIAN CAMP WAS ATTENDED BY SOME 150 GIRLS FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES.AMONG THEM: CANADA, TAIWAN, HONGKONG, ISRAEL, KOREA, LAOS, NEW ZEALAND, THE PHILIPPINES, AND THE UNITED STATES; AND SOME 3,500 JAPANESE SCOUTS.

    PRINCESS MICHIKO VISITED THE CAMP ON THE LAST DAY OF THE WEEK-LONG JAMBOREE.SHE TOURED THE FOREIGN CONTINGENTS AND WATCHED THEM PREPARE AND COOK FOOD OVER CAMP FIRES.SHE WAS ALSO ABLE TO SEE A DISPLAY OF NATIONAL DANCING BY SOME OF THE SCOUTS.THE AMERICAN GIRLS PERFORMED A TRADITIONAL NORTH-AMERICAN INDIAN DANCE, AND GIRLS FROM HONGKONG DEMONSTRATED A CHINESE DANCE.

    THIS WAS PRINCESS MICHIKO'S SECOND VISIT TO A JAMBOREE, THE FIRST BEING LAST AUTUMN WHEN LADY BADEN-POWELL, FOUNDER OF THE GIRL SCOUT MOVEMENT, WAS IN JAPAN.AFTERWARDS SHE RETURNED TO KARUIZAWA WHERE SHE HAS BEEN RESTING SINCE SPRING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABI5O5U33IMR02T7I8VL50DWKE
    Media URN:
    VLVABI5O5U33IMR02T7I8VL50DWKE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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