Reference Code I/2-86
Title The celebration of strength, health and beauty
Synopsis The first national Spartakiad opens at the national stadium “Qemal Stafa”. Enver Hoxha and other state and communist leaders are in the stands. The Albanian and Soviet flags are raised. Comrades Vasil Konomi and Manush Myftiu speaking. The parade is opened by the gymnastics team, followed by athletes and partisans from different cities such as Durres, Korca, etc. club “Dinamo”, high school students, University students, employees of various work centres and military gymnasts. Pioneers giving flowers to theleadership. Hysni Kapo, Beqir Balluku, Petrit Dume, Koco Theodhosi, Spiro Koleka, Manush Muftiu, etc. watch the Spartakiad from the stands. The athletes of Vlora carried out ball exercises on the shores of the Adriatic. Dynamo with their exercises on the border guards make the map of Albania and the pyramids with guards. A volleyball match is held between Partizan and 17 November football teams. Pupils of 7-year-old schools exercising. The exercise entitled “Glory to the work” is executed by the female workers of the city. High school students write “Peace friends”. Shkodra, Korca and Elbasan presenting aspects from agriculture. Boxing and wrestling matches take place at the “Pioneer” stadium. Military bodybuilders with their exercises representing order and discipline. The navy gives the navigation signs, writing “Star” and “Protect the homeland”. The youth of the university carrying out the exercise “Friendship between peoples”. Partizan and Vllaznia football teams meet at the Student’s stadium. Writing “1944 – 1959”. The flags of the socialist camp flying high. Documentary on the first national Spartakiad.
Screenwriter Koci Xheka Osman Palushi
Director Hysen Hakani
Camera Jani Nano Sokrat Musha Agim Fortuzi Mandi Koci
Category Documentaries
Year 1959
Release date 1959
Reels 3
Lenght (in minutes) 22
Country of origin Shqiperi
Shooting locations Tirane
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