Srefidensi 2011 The Independence Day of Suriname

25 November 2011 is 36th anniversary of Srefidensi. Srefidensi is the best word that gives perfect meaning of Independence exactly. Yes Srefidensi is also a Sranan Tongo word.

The Suriname Government decided to complete defilé – the Military Parade – in the afternoon. All activities held at Onafhankelijkheids Plein (Independent Square) in Paramaribo, Suriname / South America.

My series of photos includes the parachute team jumps, early preparation of Onafhankelijkheids Plein (Independent Square) and the Military Parade -defilé / Onafhankelijkheidsdefilé -.

The sky was more closed and more dark over Paramaribo and the powerful tropical washer started just before 17:00 o’clock. The President of Suriname His Excellencies Desiré Delano Bouterse didn’t stopped his walk for official / military ceremony and he saluted soldiers, policies and guest military teams from Brazil and French Guyana under heavy rain. Almost everyone, all participants -even me – were totally wet.

I used sort of lenses but most of frame captured with my AF Nikkor 35mm f/2.0D, Zeiss Makro-Planar T* f/2 100mm ZF.2 manual focus lens plus Sigma 10-20mm F4-5.6 EX DC. My Nikon D2Xs saved me perfectly under – incredibly – heavy rain.

Hope you like it. All the best,

Ertugrul Kilic — 25 November 2011, 23:29


  1. Nicely done. Thanks fro sharing.

    — Henk · 27 November 2011, 20:07 · #

  2. Thanks a lot for your visiting and nice words Dear Henk. I Appreciated.

    Ertugrul Kilic · 27 November 2011, 21:27 · #

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