Reference Code I/1-171
Title Newsreel No. 16, 1961
Description Inauguration of the Kolosian-Shishtavec road. In August, the mountains of Shishtavec in the district of Kukes gathered for the inauguration of the Kolosian-Shishtavec road. At the rally, Major General Rahman Perllaku congratulated the villagers for this new 36 km long project for which 14 million lek were spent by the state. (22.20m) Briquetting factory. This new factory, the first in the country, started production. The first material is coal dust replacing the wood material. The briquettes will be used in locomotives, steamers, in institutions that have central heating. (27.20m) The arrival of the Durres and Vlora steamer. On August 10, the new steamer “Durres” built in the People’s Republic of Poland of 5500 tons arrived in the port of Durres, as well as the steamer “Vlora”. (19.80m) Kukes and Vlora Agricultural Enterprise. The agronomist of the enterprise Daut Elez gave a great help for the grafting of the shoots. This year, the first harvest of apples is being done from the former barren lands that are being turned into orchards and vineyards. In the olive forests of Vlora, the sixth pruning is being done, as well as the other necessary services that these trees require to have a full production. (36.65m) SUBJECT 5 – Vlora High School sports competition. 400 young men and women of our country took part in the high school sports competition that took place in Vlora in August. Shkodra took the first place in the relay race. In volleyball, the girls’ teams of Tirana and Pogradec met, while in men’s basketball, Elbasan and Gjirokaster. The competition continued for 18 days, and the first place was taken by Tirana. From August 9-13, the National Swimming Championship competitions took place in Korca. The first place was taken by the city of Shkodra. (58.50m) SUBJECT 6 – Around the world. Moscow, the German champion Titov handed over the gold medal in the name of Ciollkovski. (17.90m) SUBJECT 7 – Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Kin Qak metallurgical plant. (18.35m)
Musical Arrangement
Camera Pashko ComoAgim FortuziJani NanoSokrat MushaDhimiter Lala
Edition M Xhako
Cathegory Newsreels
Chroma Black and White
Year 1961
Reels 1
Length (in minutes) 7
Location Shqiperi
Producer Kinostudio “Shqiperia e re”
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