• Short Summary

    President Sukarno from Indonesia, arrived at Rio with a delay of 16 hours, to engine trouble in his plane, at Dakar.

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    Opening IS of Rio's international Ga???e airport

    Reception banners, tec.

    A few tipical costumes could be seen, some indonesians living in Rio.

    Formed troups, awaiting arrival.

    President Kubitschek arrives.

    Close shot same

    Kubitschek inspecting troups

    Sukarno's Plane landing, taxying.

    Sukarno descends from plane, (back lit) listens to Indonesian and Brazilian national anthems.

    Sukarno greeted by Kubitschek.

    Sukarno presented to others, ministers, ambassadors etc.

    Outside airports Sukarno's car is stopped by people, the president gets out of car in order to greet the people, maily arabs and sirians.

    People cheer Sukarno

    Close shot Sukarno

    Final long shot of the president and surrounding people.

    The following day:

    Enter Rio's botanical garden, in order to plant indonesian palmtree.

    Opening ceremonies, brass band plays national anthems.

    Brazil's monisser of heath, MARIO PINOTTI, addresses the visitor.

    Sukarno plants the palm tree, finishes by rinsingit.

    Memorial shield is unveiled, will remind people of this date,

    Final shot is of Sukarno greeting arab school children, who sang indonesian national anthem in original language.


    President Sukarno went off to Brasilia, story not covered as no transportation was available for press

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    Background: President Sukarno from Indonesia, arrived at Rio with a delay of 16 hours, to engine trouble in his plane, at Dakar.

    Unusual restrictions put up by Brazil's foreign ministry hampered filmed coverage of the president's arrival a great dad, as the only position where cameramen were allowed to remain was in a very unfavourable from tilt angle, the actual arrival therefore not being up to wishes.

    Later, Visnews cameraman Terre and others complained to president Kubitscek personally, and it looks as if press restrictions are going to cease from now on, according to the president's assuring.

    President Sukarno arrived at Rio on May 17, in the morning, The following day, he visited Rio's botanical garden, and planted an indonesian palmtree, expressing wishes that the brazilian-indonesian friendship should last as long as the newly planted tree.

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