• Short Summary

    THE 15TH DAY OF THE 11TH MONTH OF THE LAOTIAN CALENDAR IS AN OCCASION TO CELEBRATE THE END OF THE RAINY SEASON.

  • Description

    1.
    LS CROWD NEAR MEKONG RIVER BANK.
    3 ft

    2.
    MLS MORE CROWD COMING.
    9 ft

    3.
    LS RACING BOATS TOWED IN.
    12 ft

    4.
    LS SPECTATORS.
    14 1/2 ft

    5.
    MS MEMBERS OF ICC.
    16 ft

    6.
    MS GENERAL PHOUMI AND WIFE.
    17 1/2 ft

    7.
    CU PHOUMI.
    19 ft

    8.
    LS START OF RACE.
    25 1/2 ft

    9.
    MS BAND PLAYING.
    27 ft

    10.
    MS SPECTATORS.
    29 ft

    11.
    LS RACE.
    36 ft

    12.
    MS PHOUMI.
    37 1/2 ft

    13.
    MLS PHOUMI GIVING PRIZES.
    42 ft



    Initials TDH/V/PB


    SPORT: BOAT RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE 15TH DAY OF THE 11TH MONTH OF THE LAOTIAN CALENDAR IS AN OCCASION TO CELEBRATE THE END OF THE RAINY SEASON.

    LAOTIANS AND THAIS LIVING ALONG THE MEKONG OBSERVE THIS MOST IMPORTANT EVENT WITH A BOAT RACE.

    THIS YEAR, AT THE FESTIVAL IN VIENTIANE GENERAL PHOUMI NOSAVAN PRESIDED. HE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE AND HIS DAUGHTER. LAST YEAR THE CELEBRATIONS WERE PRESIDED OVER BY CAPT. KONG LEE. FUNNY MEN, MUSICIANS, AND DANCERS WERE IN PLENTY AND GENERAL PHOUMI GAVE THE PRIZES FOR THE WINNERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3M0XITG6FKC67X281DCPNM0AE
    Media URN:
    VLVA3M0XITG6FKC67X281DCPNM0AE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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