Cultural Diversity

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Festival of Colours

On the 9 th of March Hindus all over the world celebrate Holi, the Festival of Colours. The festival has gained tremendous popularity over the years and ...
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New Year’s Eve in Suriname

New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar and celebrated in every part of the world. Suriname has a unique and ...
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Chinese Temple Fair in Suriname

In 2015 when the first Temple Fair was organized, nobody had anticipated it would become one of the biggest celebration of Chinese culture in Suriname. Each year ...
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Indigenous People’s Day

Ingi Dei is an official holiday in Suriname that celebrates the Indigenous peoples. It is also celebrated across the United States, and is an official city and ...
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Hindustani Wedding

Almost 30% of the Surinamese people have their origins in India. Because of their culture and believe they are simply known as 'Hindustani'. Traditions of the old ...
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Mosque and Synagogue

In the heart of Paramaribo, in Keizerstraat, there is a sight that is both simple and extraordinary: a mosque right next door to a synagogue. The original ...
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