• Short Summary

    THE COMING INTO BEING OF THE NEW FEDERATION OF MALAYSIA WAS MARKED BY A FLAG RAISING CEREMONY AT MALAY HOUSE IN CANBERRA WHICH HAS BEEN CHANGED TO MALAYSIA HOUSE.

  • Description

    1.
    OFFICE OF MALAY HIGH COMMISSION PAN TO OLD FLAG
    4 ft

    2.
    SIGN MALAY HOUSE ON GATE TO BE CHANGED
    6 ft

    3.
    PARTY, MR. SULEIMAN FORWARD TO RAISE FLAG
    9 ft

    4.
    HIM
    10 ft

    5.
    FLAG DOWN - CHANGE NEW ONE (TWO SHOTS)
    20 ft

    6.
    MAN SALUTES
    21 ft

    7.
    FLAG PULLED ALOFT MASTHEAD (TWO SHOTS)
    30 ft

    8.
    THEN THE FIRST SALUTES
    34 ft

    9.
    FLAG FLUTTERING
    38 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/YA/MY



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE COMING INTO BEING OF THE NEW FEDERATION OF MALAYSIA WAS MARKED BY A FLAG RAISING CEREMONY AT MALAY HOUSE IN CANBERRA WHICH HAS BEEN CHANGED TO MALAYSIA HOUSE. THE MALAYSIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER IS MR. SULEIMAN.

    THE HISTORIC OCCASION WAS MARKED BY THE SIMPLE CEREMONY OF CHANGING THE OLD FLAG OF MALAYA FOR THE NEW MALAYSIA FLAG WHICH IS SIMILAR BUT HAS AN ADDITIONAL THREE POINTS TO THE STAR TO SIGNIFY THE ADDITIONAL NUMBER OF STATES IN THE FEDERATION.

    THERE HAS ALSO BEEN A CHANGE IN THE TITLE OF HIGH COMMISSIONER A FULL SCALE DIPLOMATIC RECEPTION WAS HELD LATER.

    IN THE NEW FLAG A CRESCENT REPRESENTS THE ISLAM RELIGION AND SEVEN RED STRIPES SYMBOLISE THE BROTHERHOOD OF MAN.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA42QRMSE98WFQ34MVMR7ZKBKL1
    Media URN:
    VLVA42QRMSE98WFQ34MVMR7ZKBKL1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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