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Easter celebrations in Twente

Week number 51-13

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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Old Easter habits are cherished in Twente. 00:00 DENEKAMP: - Children and some adults leave the Roman Catholic church in Denekamp; they're carrying bottles, jugs, buckets, and kettles of holy water outside; - a farmer's wife makes a circuit of her house, whilst blessing it: she makes the sign of the cross and walks, whilst sprinkling holy water, a.o. through the kitchen and the living room; the farmer does the same with the animals, on the yards, in the stables, on the fields; 01:12 OOTMARSUM: - "vlöggelen": the citizens march in a long line, hand in hand and singing religious songs, through the streets, houses, bars and farms; on a square the crowd gathers and the fathers lift small children thrice above their head.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 March 1951
Length:
02:12

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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