• Short Summary

    MEMBERS OF THE CZECH STATE SONG AND DANCE ENSEMBLE HELD A CONCERT IN LONDON LAST NIGHT (MONDAY) - THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA.

  • Description

    MEMBERS OF THE CZECH STATE SONG AND DANCE ENSEMBLE HELD A CONCERT IN LONDON LAST NIGHT (MONDAY) - THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA.

    THE CONCERT WAS HELD AT THE ALBERT HALL, WHERE THROUGHOUT YESTERDAY MEMBERS OF THE ENSEMBLE REHEARSED.

    THE ENSEMBLE HAS BEEN GIVING CONCERTS THROUGHOUT BRITAIN AND LAST NIGHT'S PERFORMANCE WAS THE SECOND IN LONDON. THE FIRST LONDON PERFORMANCE WAS ALSO WATCHED BY MILLIONS OF BRITISH TELEVISION VIEWERS.

    THERE WAS AN AIR OF JUBILATION DURING THE REHEARSAL, WITH MEMBERS OF THE ENSEMBLE REGARDING THE DAY AS A DAY OF FESTIVITY.

    THE CONCERTS BY THE SONG AND DANCE ENSEMBLE HAVE BEEN PART OF A CULTURAL EXCHANGE BETWEEN CZECHOSLOVAKIA AND BRITAIN THAT WAS ALMOST UNINTERRUPTED BY EVENTS IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA IN AUGUST AFTER THE INTERVENTION OF WARSAW PACT FORCES INTO THE COUNTRY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVARKL7M7H9JJXMHFWUHK5Y4PBS
    Media URN:
    VLVARKL7M7H9JJXMHFWUHK5Y4PBS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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