• Short Summary

    A LARGE AND COLORFUL PARADE THROUGH THE STREETS DAKAR WAS MOUNTED ON TUESDAY TO COMMEMORATE THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF SENEGAL'S INDEPENDENCE.

  • Description

    A LARGE AND COLORFUL PARADE THROUGH THE STREETS DAKAR WAS MOUNTED ON TUESDAY TO COMMEMORATE THE SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF SENEGAL'S INDEPENDENCE.

    THE PARADE, IN WHICH TROOPS, CADETS AND YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS TOOK PART, WOUND THROUGH THE CAPITAL FOR NINE HOURS. IT WAS REVIEWED BY PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR, ACCOMPANIED BY MINISTERS AND MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY.

    WHEN HE ARRIVED TO REVIEW TO THE PARADE, PRESIDENT SENGHOR WAS WELCOMED BY THE MINISTER OF THE ARMED FORCES, M. KARIM GUEYE AND THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES, GENERAL JEAN-ALFRED DIALLO. NUMBER OF OFFICERS AND TROOPS WERE DECORATED BEFORE THE PARADE, WHICH THEN WOUND THROUGH THE CITY, ACCOMPANIED BY BANDS.

    THE PARADE IN THE CAPITAL WAS ONLY PART OF THE NATIONAL CELEBRATION IN SENEGAL WHICH COMMEMORATE THE COUNTRY'S INDEPENDENCE GAINED IN 1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE09I7GC0VC4KUYLY3X5GAADYU
    Media URN:
    VLVAE09I7GC0VC4KUYLY3X5GAADYU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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