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Baltic Evening 7/8 (1991)

In IS of the FA the title is: Baltic Evening August 1991; Ottawa (07-08)

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Amateur film Duration 09:15

Baltic Evening 7/8

In September 1991 Baltic Federation in Canada held a festive dinner in Westin Harbor Castle Hotel in Toronto in order to celebrate the restoration of independence of the Baltic states. More than 800 participants were present, including Estonians, Latvians and Lithuanians, members of Canadian government and parliament, city advisers of Toronto. Michael Wilson, Canadian Minister of Industry, Science, Technology and Foreign Trade gives an interview to TV channels where he talks about the government's plan to allocate 10 million dollar credit to every republic in order to improve the economy and banking of the Baltic states. The crowd is singing ...

Keywords: historical continuity | restoraton of independence in the Baltic states | Celebrating the freedom of the Baltic States | unity of the Baltic states | banquet | singing of an anthem | interviewing | expatriate Baltic people in Canada | expatriate Estonians in Canada | holding a speech behind the lectern | View all »

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Production Firm(s) Edgar Väär (Canada)
Film Category Amateur film, Newsreel
Text / Dialogue English, Estonian, Latvian, French
Duration 09:15

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Cinematographer Edgar Väär

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