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Category: Culture

Suriname Paris

Suriname in Paris

Marcel Pinas Marronage – The art of breaking your chains Objects and photographs from the collections of the musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac; Art (tembe), contemporary painting and photography, textiles. Iconography. Curators: Geneviève Wiels and Thomas Mouzard. Artists and photographers presented: Sherley Abakamofou, Carlos Adaoudé, Franky Amete, Wani Amoedang, Antoine Dinguiou, Karl Joseph,…
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Luiz Inacio da Silva

Lula x Bolsonaro

Brazil, Brazil eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, May 11th 2022–Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva warned the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro that the latter’s days as head of state were “numbered.” The leftist leader said those words during a speech in Belo Horizonte, which was already a part of the Workers’ Party candidate’s campaign. Bolsonaro, your days…
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Suriname Pantano

Publishing the image of Suriname not enough

Much more needs to be done ves/eyesonsuriname commentary Paramaribo/ Amsterdam, May 7, 2022 — Suriname just doesn’t work, given the beautiful promising future.  A lousy image from a recent past, it seems that it can not be screwed up no matter how good the intentions are.  But only good intentions don’t work.  Never. Ever. As a country, we…
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Albert Einstein's Mistake

Albert Einstein’s Mistake

Smartest Person on Earth eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, May 4, 2022 — One day Albert Einstein wrote on the blackboard: 9 x 1 = 099 x 2 = 189 x 3 = 279 x 4 = 369 x 5 = 459 x 6 = 549 x 7 = 639 x 8 = 729 x 9 = 819 x…
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Putin Kremlin Imperial March

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Entry into the Kremlin

Imperial March I vividly remember seeing the outside of the Kremlin in Red Square, Moscow, when I went to visit the U.S.S.R. in 1979 with my mother. Of course at that time, no civilians were allowed to see the inside of the Kremlin. But now, seeing what the inside of the Kremlin looks like, I…
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Learning to develop games

Learning and studying for a better Life

Beating the Odds Viva Sranang Anton JieSamFoek / Max Westerman Amsterdam/ Rio de Janeiro, January 28th 2022— Listening to this team of Dutch game designers about their work in one of Rio de Janeiro’s favelas, is an absolute delight and pleasure. It also makes your day or whatever time you listen to their stories. They have been teaching…
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Digital Connecting

Connecting: Understanding/Accepting Each Other

Surviving in a healthy Suriname eyesonsuriname.com Amsterdam, January 20, 2022– That we cannot just and simply understand and understand each other well will not really surprise anyone who thinks about it a bit. This is not only the case in politics and our political system, but also on the football pitch, in the field of culture or…
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Olinda Bonturi mother of-Brazilian-President Jair Bolsonaro dies

Olinda Bonturi Bolsonaro, the Mother of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro dies at 94

São Paulo, 21 January 202– Olinda Bonturi Bolsonaro, the mother of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, has died early Friday in the city of São Paulo after being hospitalized last Monday. She was 94. With regret [I announce] the passing of my dear mother. May God welcome you in his infinite goodness. At this moment I…
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Zaouli Shuffle Dance

Zaouli Shuffle Dance

Zaouli or the Zaouli mask dance is a traditional dance in the center of Côte d’Ivoire in the Sassandra-Marahoué district, the region of the Guro-speaking people. The dance is based on a very fast movement of the legs, while the upper part of the body appears immobile or moves only slowly horizontally. The masks used…
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Summit of the Americas Flag

Summit of the Americas

Suriname present ? Amsterdam, January 22nd 2022– The Government of the United States in Washington DC has chosen the City of Los Angeles in the State of California to host the next Summit of the Americas the week of June 6 this year after the event was put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.…
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