1 junio 2016 - 31 julio 2016


Inventario de ejercicios de campo para el proyecto "Fortalecimiento de las capacidades de Aruba, Bonaire, Curazao, Saba, San Eustaquio, San Martín y Suriname para implementar la Convención para la Salvaguardia del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial".

1 junio 2016 - 31 julio 2016
Taller de fortalecimiento de capacidades

The field exercise in Suriname was organized jointly by the National Commission, the Department of Cultural Studies (Directorate of Culture) and the Foundation Na Afrikan Kultura fu Sranan (NAKS). Suriname focused its field exercise on the national dress of Suriname – the koto, and its associated dances and songs by persons who made these dresses. Twelve persons were trained representing 7 females and 5 males who came largely from the youth department of NAKS – Wan Rutu.

The exercise revealed unknown koto experts and practitioners who were willing to contribute, and the interviews revealed that the type of music traditionally performed at ‘Koto Dansi,’ parties where all women are dressed in Koto, needed urgent revitalization.