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Pietje Paniek

my kids' favorite Pete: Panic Pete. He loses his calm every time something happens!

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor pieten 2016

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor pieten 2016

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Hoofdpiet_Erik_Muis.png 566×376 pixels

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor pieten sinterklaasjournaal

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor pieten sinterklaasjournaal

Sinterklaas is basically the hero of every Dutch child, simply because he brings them presents. He has a very typical appearance, with his red hat, golden staff, white beard and his white horse. He is accompanied by a lot of black helpers who are called 'zwarte pieten'. You could see Sinterklaas as the Dutch Santa, even though Santa Claus has actually been derived from our Sinterklaas by Coca-Cola, along with some minor changes.

Every year we celebrate Sinterklaas. During Sinterklaas children get a lot of presents.

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor pakjespiet 2016

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor pakjespiet 2016

Wegwijs Piet

Zwarte Piet # Wegwijspiet This Piet role is to show you the way.

piet (Römer) - de ėchte!

In Holland they kill a acient old party for children because the colored people who live here. it's so sad.i love this man sadley he died a few years ago.

Dutch folks dressed up for the holidays as Zwarte Piet (Black Pete). In Netherlands and Belgium, he is a companion of Sinterklaus (St. Nicholas). His tasks are mostly to amuse children & to scatter pepernoten, kruidnoten and strooigoed (special candies) for those who come to meet the saint as he visits stores, schools, and other places. To become Zwarte Piet, people blacken their faces and wear afro wigs, gold jewelry and bright red lipstick. The Dutch people don't consider this to be…

Shantrelle P. Lewis is raising funds for "Black Pete, Zwarte Piet: The Documentary" on Kickstarter! A film about the blackface tradition of Zwarte Piet in the Netherlands. Or are the Dutch just having holiday fun?

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