At a Marvellous Feast. (1957)

Documentary №4860, 2 parts, duration: 0:20:23, black-white
Production: CSDF (RCSDF)
Director:Fomina Z.
Camera operators:Mukhin E., Sugint O.
Anouncers:Zadachin A.
Text authors:Matusovskiy M.


About the VI World Youth and Students Festival in Moscow.

Historical background:

From July 28 to August 11, 1957 took place in Moscow VI World Festival of Youth and Students.

Temporary description:

VI World Festival of Youth and Students in Moscow. Opening ceremony at the Central Stadium of Lenin. Parade of delegations from foreign countries - participants of the festival. The festival participants plant trees in the Park of Friendship, friendship fire in Ostankino, executed Spanish, Ceylon, a Mexican dance. Travel on the streets of Moscow circus cavalcade: passing car with tamer M. Nazarova and tiger (in the cell), Oleg Popov pulls on a rope machine, jugglers perform. Meeting at the Pioneer students of foreign countries. Children perform traditional dances. Water festival and carnival in Central Park of Culture and Rest named after Maxim Gorky. Ball of the festival in the Kremlin. Rally participants of the festival on Manezh Square against the threat of nuclear war on the day of the 12th anniversary of the atomic explosion in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Reel №1

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Procession of delegates to the streets of Moscow.

Moscow streets passing cars.

Muscovites welcome the delegates.

Central Stadium.

VI Lenin.

Ceremonial parade of delegations.

Pass the delegations of China, Mexico, Argentina, Africa, USA, USSR.

Festival scene.

A meeting of Soviet and Italian builders.

French delegates visiting artisans.

Delegates in the future Friendship Park.

Evening of solidarity with the youth of the colonial countries.

Statements by the delegates: Spanish ("Jota Aragonese"), Ceylon, a Mexican dance (synchronously).

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The delegates of the festival perform the Russian dance.

Circus cavalcade.

Among the artists - Oleg Popov, Margarita Nazarova, jugglers, animal trainers.

Playing Scottish bagpipers.

Festival scene.

Performed Gypsy Dance "turnip".

Playing harpist Nicolas Caballero from Paraguay, delegation of Nepal, Hungarian folk orchestra under nine year old boy (synchronously).

Fragments of the Water Festival.

Holiday pageant.

Manifestation on Manezh Square under the slogan "For peace and friendship."

Acts Hisako Nagata.

LT Kosmodemyanskaya embraces her.

The delegates of the festival - CU.

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