• Short Summary

    THE MAIN PROGRAMME OF THE FIRST PAN-AFRICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL STARTED IN ALGIERS ON TUESDAY ON THE OPENING NIGHT OF THE FESTIVAL.

  • Description

    THE MAIN PROGRAMME OF THE FIRST PAN-AFRICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL STARTED IN ALGIERS ON TUESDAY ON THE OPENING NIGHT OF THE FESTIVAL.

    THE FESTIVAL WAS OPENED BY PRESIDENT HOUARI BOUMEDIENNE OF ALGERIA AND WILL LAST FOR 12 DAYS.

    THE FIRST DAY'S PROGRAMME INCLUDED FOLK DANCING FROM SUDAN, ETHIOPIA AND CHAD.

    THROUGHOUT THE FESTIVAL, ABOUT 4,000 PEOPLE FROM 30 COUNTRIES WILL TAKE PART IN THE ACTIVITIES. THE FESTIVAL IS BEING SPONSORED BY THE ORGANISATION FOR AFRICAN UNITY (OAU).

    BESIDES DANCING, THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS, CONCERTS, FILMS AND CULTURAL PERFORMANCES, THE FESTIVAL WILL INCLUDE A SYMPOSIUM GATHERING THE CONTINENT'S INTELLECTUAL ELITE WHO WILL DISCUSS THE CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC PROBLEMS OF AFRICA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD52I5MQXXCAW8G7JJOMHVPF39
    Media URN:
    VLVAD52I5MQXXCAW8G7JJOMHVPF39
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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