Photograph 7428231
Overseas talent was the main ingredient in the fine fare offered at Australia's third festival of Arts. The names of top-class artists from Europe and America and gifted newcomers now settled in Australia were prominent among credits for the 165 performances of music, ballet, opera, drama, song and dance which drew 400 000 people to the two weeks' cultural feast. Latvian-born Vije Vitra (second from left) has a last minute rehearsal with three of her dancers before one of their recitals at the Festival. Gerdra Kalpokas from Lithuania is at left, Werna Howard, an Australian, right, and Dea Soffici from Italy, second from right. The group was practising an Indian dance

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A12111, 1/1964/17/53
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