VISNEWS Filmed the Afro-Asian Youth Conference opening in Cairo's University Feb 2. After the conference?
GV Exterior Cairo university.
GV Interior sign "Afro Asian Youth Conference"
LV Youths seated.
SCU El Sayed Anwar el Sadat and El- said Salah seated.
SV El-Said Yusef el Sabai addressing conference
BV Ditto applauded.
SV El-Said Kamal el Din Hussen leader of UAR claps hands above head.
LV Assembly applaud.
SCU El-Said Anwar El Sadat address conference
SV Iraqi delegation seated.
LV Youth leaders parade in street.
SV Pres Nasser on Balcony of sports club.
GV Parade past in stadium.
SV Ditto holding large banner.
SV Syrian girls applauding.
SV Youth passing in parade.
SV People applauding.
LV Large banner and youths in parade.
SV Ditto past Nasser and stand.
SV Nasser making speech.
LV Nasser acknowledges applause.
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Background: VISNEWS Filmed the Afro-Asian Youth Conference opening in Cairo's University Feb 2. After the conference opening speeches... a parade through the streets at Gazirah. UAR President Nasser stood upon a dais as the polygot flag carrying students marched past.
Delegates to the week long conference numbered 500 and supposedly represented 52 Afro-Asian nations, but several 'delegations' were composed of students of the appropriate nationalities studying in Cairo. When a telegram form Mr. Kruschev, urging the youth of two Continents to "continue their fight against Imperialism", was read by Yussef el Sabai, Conference Secretary General, from all parts of the great university hall cane the cry "Neither East Nor West."
Sponsored by the Asian-African secretariat in Cairo, the conference's aim is to foster solidarity among the youth of Africa and Asia for the "liberation of the two Continents from Imperialism",
A festival staged by about 15,000 youths coincided with the Conference. There were sports events, Nile Paradesm Military training displays, theatrical performances, musical recitals, exhibitions and literary contests 'a la Moscow'.