• Short Summary

    FOURTEEN THOUSAND SCOUTS WERE PRESENT YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) AT THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE 11TH WORLD JAMBOREE AT SCHINAS, OUTSIDE ATHENS.

  • Description

    FOURTEEN THOUSAND SCOUTS WERE PRESENT YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) AT THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE 11TH WORLD JAMBOREE AT SCHINAS, OUTSIDE ATHENS.THEY CAME FROM 87 COUNTRIES.THE HEAD OF THE GREEK SCOUTS, CROWN PRINCE CONSTANTINE, PERFORMED THE OFFICIAL OPENING.IT WAS THE SIGNAL FOR THE START OF TEN DAYS ACTIVITY EMBRACING ATHLETICS, EXHIBITIONS, MEETINGS AND FOLK-DANCING.

    THE CAMP IS ESTABLISHED ON THE HISTORIC PLAINS OF MARATHON WHERE THE BATTLE OF 490 B.C.TOOK PLACE.THERE IS A CAMP SITE SET ASIDE AND NAMED FOR EACH OF THE 11 ATHENIAN TRIBES ENGAGED IN THE BATTLE.

    CATERING HAS BEEN CARRIED OUT ON A PRODIGIOUS SCALE.THE SCOUTS ARE EXPECTED TO EAT A 1,000 TONS OF PROVISIONS, A MILLION BOTTLES OF SOFT DRINKS AND A MILLION PORTIONS OF ICE-CREAM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADIMD5ZMO0NTPXUYDQOZ9E3ZLM
    Media URN:
    VLVADIMD5ZMO0NTPXUYDQOZ9E3ZLM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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