• Short Summary

    Thousands of Cypriots flocked into Famagusta, July 8, to take part in a great 3-day youth festival, organized by the island's left wing unions and federations.

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    GV Boys and girls dancing in stadium
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    CU Dancing in national costumes.
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    SV Ditto.
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    SV People in stadium watch.
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    SV Couples dancing in national costumes.
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    LV Girls dancing.
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    SV People in stadium.
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    SV Procession with flags marching past, out of stadium.
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    SV People clapping.
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    TV Procession.
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    GTV Procession.
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    SV Men marching in street carrying banners.
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    S Men in national costume marching.
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    CU Women carrying large banner.
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    SV Men and women carrying banners.
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    V Men march towards.
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    LV People in centre of town.
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    GV People on buildings.
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    CU Speaker addresses crowd.
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    SV Crowd listens.
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    GV Crowds moving off.
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Thousands of Cypriots flocked into Famagusta, July 8, to take part in a great 3-day youth festival, organized by the island's left wing unions and federations. A big parade marched through the crowded city streets to the stadium carrying banners proclaiming "Peace, Friendship, Democracy - down with War" and "No new Hiroshima".

    At the stadium hundreds of boys and girls danced in gaily coloured national dress and were enthusiastically cheered by a vast crowd.

    On the last day of the celebrations - held to express the wish for peace and democracy throughout the world - the large, flag-carrying procession marched from the stadium to the centre of the town where many people addressed the crowds, including the Mayor, Mr. Pouyouros.

    Personalities invited to the festival included the consuls of Yugoslavia and Israel and a representative of the World Democratic Union, Mrs. Louciana Kastellina.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADR8YGXIJ1ZPCJ93L9E6E9B60A
    Media URN:
    VLVADR8YGXIJ1ZPCJ93L9E6E9B60A
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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