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  • Album: Closing Ceremony Olympic Games Melbourne 1956
  • MP3: 1783 mb | FLAC: 1993 mb
  • Released: 1956
  • Style: Public Broadcast
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No Artist - Closing Ceremony Olympic Games Melbourne 1956 mp3 flac

The Official Souvenir Recording - Highlights From The Historic . Broadcast of 8th December, 1956".

The 1956 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVI Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was held in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, from 22 November to 8 December 1956, with the exception of the equestrian events, which were held in Stockholm, Sweden, in June 1956. These Games were the first to be staged in the Southern Hemisphere and Oceania, as well as the first to be held outside Europe and North America

The backdrop to the Games was of political strife in the world, leading to a number of boycotts of the Games. Also largely athletes were not involved in the closing ceremony of the Games. I think it can be done," he wrote.

The XVI Summer Olympics took place in Melbourne, Australia. This was the first time Australia hosted the Olympics, and would not host another one until the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, officially opened the XVI games to which 72 nations competed in 145 events (17 sports) The games took place in November because of summer being different in the southern hemisphere.

The 1956 Games were also marked by an innovation in the Closing Ceremony. In fencing, the electric foil was introduced, and in swimming, the semi-automatic, digital-display timing device appeared. Melbourne 22 November 1956. A design used since the 1928 Games in Amsterdam, created by Florentine artist Giuseppe Cassioli (ITA -1865-1942) and chosen after a competition organised by the International Olympic Committee. For these Games, the picture of victory is accompanied by the specific inscription: "XVIth OLYMPIAD MELBOURNE 1956". On the reverse, an Olympic champion carried in triumph by the crowd, with the Olympic stadium in the background.

Opening Ceremony Melbourne Cricket Ground (104,000) November 22, 1956 Video. This is the only time this has occurred. These ceremonies were likely influenced by the Stockholm ceremony early in the summer in that a 20-minute music display was added to the ceremony.

Melbourne Olympic Games Facts. Despite the international tensions of 1956 or perhaps because of them a young Melburnian came up with a new idea for the closing ceremony. Instead of marching as teams, behind their national flags, the athletes mingled with one another as they paraded into and around the arena for a final appearance before the spectators. That began an Olympic tradition that has been followed ever since. The Melbourne Olympics became known as "The Friendly Games".

com, location of Melbourne, Landmarks and Other Attractions. The Games were officially opened by Duke of Edinburgh. The athletes uttered Olympic oath led by John Landy. The Olympic Flame was lit by Ron Clark. For the first time, events of the same Summer Games were held in different countries. Equestrian Games were held in Stockholm in Sweden. There the games were held from 10 th June to 17 th June.

The Melbourne Olympics of 1956 were the first Games in which all the athletes walked together at the closing ceremony regardless of nation. The Soviets dominated winning 37 gold medals including two from Vladimir Kuts, who did the 5000m and 10,000m double. Australian quarantine laws did not allow the entry of foreign horses, so the equestrian events were held separately in Stockholm in June. Great Britain enjoyed much more success at these games with.


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Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Limited


"The Official Souvenir Recording - Highlights From The Historic A.B.C. Broadcast of 8th December, 1956".

Produced and Recorded in the Studios of Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (On label Side A): AW24016A
  • Matrix / Runout (On label Side B): AW24016B
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