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    THE TREND IN EXHIBITIONS IS AWAY FROM STATIC DISPLAYS AND IN FAVOUR OF THE DEMONSTRATION OF A PARTICULAR PRODUCT OR SKILL....

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    APPRENTICES FROM NIGERIA, UGANDA, MALAYSIA, GHANA, SWEDEN, AND THE WEST INDIES TAKING PART IN THE COMPETITIONS AND IN SEVERAL CASES RECEIVING AWARDS




    Initials JM/V/JH/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE TREND IN EXHIBITIONS IS AWAY FROM STATIC DISPLAYS AND IN FAVOUR OF THE DEMONSTRATION OF A PARTICULAR PRODUCT OR SKILL....AT THE CURRENT BUILDING EXHIBITION IN LONDON THEY'RE STAGING BUILDING APPRENTICE CRAFT COMPETITIONS, AND AMONG THE APPRENTICES TAKING PART IN THE CONTESTS AND DEMONSTRATIONS ARE A NUMBER FROM FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES.

    THE COMPETITIONS ARE BEING HELD IN THE FOLLOWING CRAFTS AND SKILLS: BRICKLAYING, CARPENTRY, GLAZING, MASONRY, PAINTING AND DECORATING, PLASTERING, PLUMBING, SLATING AND TILING, WALL AND FLOOR TILING AND WOODCUTTING.

    THE BUILDING INDUSTRY HOLDS A VITAL POSITION IN ANY ECONOMY -- WHETHER HIGHLY DEVELOPED AND INDUSTRIALISED OR IN THE FIRST STAGES OF INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT. IT IS VITAL THAT THE LABOUR FORCE WHICH SERVES THE INDUSTRY IS WELL TRAINED AND ABLE TO PRODUCE THE HIGHEST STANDARDS OF CRAFTSMANSHIP. COMPETITIONS LIKE THESE ARE ONE IMPORTANT WAY OF OBTAINING THIS OBJECTIVE AND STIMULATING THE APPRENTICE'S INTEREST IN HIS JOB AT THE SAME TIME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6PHFQNV5F110JR7BK2AQ1VMJE
    Media URN:
    VLVA6PHFQNV5F110JR7BK2AQ1VMJE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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