• Short Summary

    HUNDREDS OF BUDDHISTS WENT TO THE VAT ONG TU PAGODA, ONE OF THE BIGGEST AND OLDEST PAGODAS IN VIENTIANE, THE LAOTIAN CAPITAL ON JULY 6 TO OBSERVE THE BEGINNING OF THE BUDDHIST LENT PERIOD.

  • Description

    1.
    LS VAT ONG TU PAGODA
    3 1/2 ft

    2.
    MLS PHOUMI NOSAVAN (LEFT) AND SOUVANNA PHOUMA (RIGHT)
    6 ft

    3.
    MS WOMEN CARRYING FOOD PARCELS
    10 ft

    4.
    MS MORE WOMEN
    12 1/2 ft

    5.
    MCU PHOUMI NOSAVAN ARRIVING FOR PRAYERS
    16 1/2 ft

    6.
    MLS HEAD MONK ON THRONE
    18 1/2 ft

    7.
    MS MRS. PHOUMI NOSAVAN, PHOUMI AND SOVANNA PHOUMA PRAYING
    23 ft

    8.
    MCU HEAD MONK
    25 ft

    9.
    MS WOMEN PRAYING
    26 1/2 ft

    10.
    MS MONKS COLLECTING FOOD PARCELS
    31 1/2 ft

    11.
    MS SOUVANNA PHOUMA (LEFT) AND PHOUMI NOSAVAN (RIGHT) HANDING GIFTS TO MONKS
    37 ft

    12.
    MS WOMEN HANDING GIFTS TO MONKS
    40 ft

    13.
    LS GIFTS BEING HANDED TO MONKS
    44 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/GAP/AMR



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: HUNDREDS OF BUDDHISTS WENT TO THE VAT ONG TU PAGODA, ONE OF THE BIGGEST AND OLDEST PAGODAS IN VIENTIANE, THE LAOTIAN CAPITAL ON JULY 6 TO OBSERVE THE BEGINNING OF THE BUDDHIST LENT PERIOD.

    THEY BROUGHT ALONG WITH THEM TONS OF FOOD PARCELS WHICH WERE LATER HANDED TO THE MONKS OF THE PAGODA WHO WENT ROUND TO COLLECT THEM AFTER A SHORT RELIGIOUS CEREMONY WAS CONDUCTED BY THE HEAD MONK SEATED ON A THRONE.

    PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY WERE PRIME MINISTER PRINCE SOUVANNA PHOUMA AND PRINCE PHOUMI NOSAVAN, LEADERS OF THE NEUTRALIST AND RIGHTWING FACTIONS RESPECTIVELY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9NX5LAD5GLWJXAQA3POG2E2OZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA9NX5LAD5GLWJXAQA3POG2E2OZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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