At Jubilee Festivities In Finland.. (1978)

Film-document №8044 2 parts, Duration: 0:16:25 to collection Price category A

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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Starokadomskaya K.

Script writers: Ilinskiy V.

Operators: Galin I., Filatov I.


Film on the presence of the President of the Council of Ministers of the USSR AN Kosygin in Finland on the occasion of 60 th anniversary of the proclamation of independence of the Republic of Finland.

Foreign policy

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Stay Soviet government delegation led by Kosygin in Finland at the celebrations to mark the 60 th anniversary of the independence of Finland: a meeting at the airport, laying flowers to the house where Lenin lived in Helsinki, visit the grave of former President Finland Paasikivi, meeting with President of Finland NOS Kekkonenom. Speeches Kosygin and Kekkonen (synchronously). Visit to the Soviet delegation of the State industrial association "Valmet" metallurgical plant in Raahe, a tour of Helsinki. General view of the city of Helsinki: streets, monuments, shop windows. Residents of the city streets. Gala Dinner in honor of 60 anniversary of Finnish independence. Fireworks.

Reel №1

City of Helsinki.

At the airport, the Soviet government delegation headed by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR AN Kosygin met with Prime Minister of Finland Kaleva Sorsa, Foreign Minister Paavo Väyrynen and other officials (the Soviet delegation arrived on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the independence of Finland).

Hakaniemi area, AN Kosygin out of the car; Finns at the house where he lived in 1917 VI Lenin memorial plaque on the house (in Finnish label); laying flowers AN Kosygin to the house; AN Kosygin talks with the Finns.

AN Kosygin, lays a wreath on the grave of the Finnish President Paasikivi in Histaniemi.

Streets of Helsinki (evening plans).

The building of the State Council on Independence Day President Urho Kaleva Kekkonen congratulate foreign delegations of the North Europe (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway - presented sculptural figures of deer, Sweden).

AN Kosygin and members of the Soviet delegation welcomed Kekkonen and members of the Government of Finland;

greetings acts AN Kosygin; AN Kosygin and Urho Kekkonen consider a crystal vase "Mir" Gusev Crystal Factory - gift USSR Finland.

Urho Kekkonen says.

AN Kosygin, the Soviet delegation members and leaders of society "Valmet" visiting Helsinki shipyard "Vuosaari" (cranes,  work for welding, construction hold); consider the layout of the ship; AN Kosygin and representatives of the company "Valmet" exchange gifts (shipyard "Vuosaari" lighter built for the Soviet Union).

AN Kosygin talks with Finnish shipyard workers; working hand AN Kosygin pennant and flowers.

AN Kosygin meeting with the leaders of the Communist Party of Finland (talking, sitting at the round table).

Reel №2

Report on the streets of Helsinki (shop windows, a coffee shop, the movement of cars, people on the streets; illumination on the streets - evening plans).

AN Kosygin and members of the Soviet delegation to pass on the street, consider a shop window.

In the audience, young people respond to the question: "Why do they learn Russian?". (Classes are held at the House of Soviet Culture and Science).

In the hall "Finland" symphony orchestra performs Sibelius "Finland".

The statue of Jan Sibelius.

Presidential Palace.

Gala reception at the palace in Independence Day - Urho Kekkonen greets guests come with AN Kosygin; photographers.

Inside the Soviet Embassy in Finland AN Kosygin gives interviews.

Fireworks in the sky Helsinki, watching a woman with a child.

AN Kosygin and his entourage at the airport saying goodbye to members of the government.

Aircraft air rises.