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Commemoration of the Hindu immigration in Suriname

Week number 73-26

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

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Celebration of the fact that the first Hindus from India came to Suriname as indentured servants 100 years ago. With a replica of the sailing boat Lalla Rookh, the first ship on which the Hindus arrived, the arrival is played out. They move through Paramaribo in a parade.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 June 1973
Length:
01:11

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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