• Short Summary

    In the Ladikiya region of Northern Syria Visnews filmed Feb 23 celebrations on the occasion of the first anniversary of the fusion of Egypt and Syria into the United Arab Republic.

  • Description

    In the Ladikiya region of Northern Syria Visnews filmed Feb 23 celebrations on the occasion of the first anniversary of the fusion of Egypt and Syria into the United Arab Republic.

    Schoolchildren of the area staged a parade followed by a march past of Syrian army detachments. Decorated cars and drum bands filed through the crowded streets and to conclude the day's festivities everybody joined in the merry local 'dabka' dance.

    UAR President Nasser and President Tito of Yugoslavia were expected as official guests but did not turn up.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEFUTP1TYYANTNU62FBT03KIXD
    Media URN:
    VLVAEFUTP1TYYANTNU62FBT03KIXD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1959
    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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