• Short Summary

    THE SECOND DAY OF THE FIRST PAN-AFRICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL OPENED TODAY AS DELEGATES SPOKE OF THE EXISTENCE OF A PURELY AFRICAN CULTURE, INDEPENDENT OF EXTERNAL INFLUENCES.

  • Description

    THE SECOND DAY OF THE FIRST PAN-AFRICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL OPENED TODAY AS DELEGATES SPOKE OF THE EXISTENCE OF A PURELY AFRICAN CULTURE, INDEPENDENT OF EXTERNAL INFLUENCES.

    DELEGATES FROM TUNISIA, CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE AND GHANA, SPEAKING AT A SYMPOSIUM CRITICISED THE OUTSIDE INFLUENCES ON AFRICAN CULTURE. THEY AGREED THAT THE FESTIVAL SHOULD ENCOURAGE THE CULTURAL INTERESTS OF THE AFRICAN PEOPLE. MORE THAN 30 AFRICAN COUNTRIES ARE TAKING PART IN THE 12 DAY FESTIVAL.

    AS DELEGATES DEBATED THE AFRICAN CULTURE, DANCERS FROM SENEGAL AND ZAMBIA PERFORMED THEIR TRADITIONAL DANCES.

    PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED BY A JURY AT THE END OF THE FESTIVAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEBIHG38KVRR0CW4EI38UUUD8E
    Media URN:
    VLVAEBIHG38KVRR0CW4EI38UUUD8E
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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