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    1.
    View of PLATRES village; leading Resort of the Island.


    2.
    A few of the many beautiful water-falls in same village.


    3.
    Close-up of fruits on the apple-trees.


    4.
    View of entrance of the Park-Hotel, one of the luxurious accomodation for tourists.


    5.
    Swimming pool of the same hotel offers recreation to Cypriots, tourists, British, and U.N. people.


    6.
    Troodos is the highest mountain, where the British are stationed. In the lovely valley of the Dolpin cafe' and night club, a few people watch the semi-finals of the all Island Tournament, under the auspices of the long Tennis Association.


    7.
    In August, an annual Fair or Festival takes place in Platres, in which fruits, hand work, and textiles are exhibited for the entertainment of the tourists. Sports, dances, and other activities are also included in the festivities.


    8.
    During the exhibition of this year, the Minister of trade Mr. Aracuzos arrives for the opening accompanied by Mr. Kyprianou Minister of the Exterior.


    9.
    Close-up of the two Ministers.


    10.
    Mr. Aracuzos addressing the gathering.


    11.
    Arrival of Mr. Yiorgadjis with his wife, Minister of the Interior close-up.


    12.
    Mr. Aracuzos opens the Exhibition.


    13.
    Visitors follow the Ministers and visit the pavilions admiring the fruits.


    14.
    Hand-work and other exhibits in another pavilion.


    15.
    On another lavely slope of the same village, in presence of the Ministers, a couple of young men dances the Cypriot dance.


    16.
    Following scenes show a few of the other sports played by groups of youth.




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    Film ID:
    VLVA3MC0AD5U363R6WI01BMELBL88
    Media URN:
    VLVA3MC0AD5U363R6WI01BMELBL88
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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