• Short Summary

    IN DAHOMEY, ON NIGERIA'S WESTERN BORDER, CATHOLIC TRADITIONS ARE STRONG. MANY SURVIVE FROM THE MIDDLE?

  • Description

    IN DAHOMEY, ON NIGERIA'S WESTERN BORDER, CATHOLIC TRADITIONS ARE STRONG. MANY SURVIVE FROM THE MIDDLE AGES, LIKE THIS PLAY ON THE STEPS OF NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL AT PORTO NOVO, WHERE THE PEOPLE ENACT THE STORY AT EPIPHANY OF THE BIRTH OF CHRIST AND THE TRIBUTE OF THE THREE WISE MEN FROM THE EAST.

    THE MASS IS ACCOMPANIED BY LOCAL PLAYERS AND IT IS SUNG IN THE LANGUAGE OF THE COUNTRY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5HL4NRMTASO0BA07C0GPQLKC4
    Media URN:
    VLVA5HL4NRMTASO0BA07C0GPQLKC4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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