• Short Summary

    ATTENDANCES AT THIS YEAR'S RAND EASTER SHOW, SOUTH AFRICA'S BIGGEST TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION, ARE EXPECTED TO BREAK ALL PREVIOUS RECORDS.

  • Description

    ATTENDANCES AT THIS YEAR'S RAND EASTER SHOW, SOUTH AFRICA'S BIGGEST TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION, ARE EXPECTED TO BREAK ALL PREVIOUS RECORDS.THIS YEAR'S SHOW IN JOHANNESBURG IS THE BIGGEST IN ITS HISTORY, AND INCLUDES EXHIBITS FROM 11 COUNTRIES.

    THE SHOW, WHICH OPENED LAST FRIDAY, GOES FOR 11 DAYS - ALTHOUGH SIX OF THESE ARE FOR WHITES ONLY.AMONG THE SHOW'S BIG ATTRACTIONS ARE THE OVERHEAD CABLE GONDOLAS.PEOPLE HAVE BEEN QUEUEING IN THEIR HUNDREDS TO TAKE RIDES IN THE GONDOLAS AT 25 CENTS A TIME.

    ONE REPORT SAYS THAT THE IMPRESSION OF THIS YEAR'S RAND EASTER SHOW IS THAT VISITORS HAVE PLENTY OF SPENDING MONEY.FOR THE VISITORS' FOOD NEEDS THE CATERERS ARE PROVIDING TWO OXEN A DAY AND 120 CHICKENS AN HOUR.

    AGRICULTURE MACHINERY MANUFACTURERS SAY THEY'VE HAD UP TO SEVEN TIMES MORE INQUIRIES DIRECTLY FROM FARMERS THIS YEAR THAN EVER BEFORE.THE FARMERS THEMSELVES ARE REPRESENTED AT THE SHOW IN THE STOCK AND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCE COMPETITION.

    JUDGES WHO HAVE BEEN CASTING THEIR EXPERT EYES OVER THE CATTLE AND DAIRY PRODUCE HAVE COMMENTED ON THE HIGH STANDARD OF THE EXHIBITS.IN THE DAIRY PRODUCE SECTION, THERE HAS BEEN A RECORD NUMBER OF ENTRIES - DESCRIBED BY THE JUDGES AS "REMARKABLE" IN VIEW OF THE PRESENT DROUGHT IN SOUTH AFRICA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEZMSQ6JP4WGGZSBR8KOFE926X
    Media URN:
    VLVAEZMSQ6JP4WGGZSBR8KOFE926X
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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