• Short Summary

    Hundreds of Moslems attended communal prayers in the open-air in Niamey on Thursday (27 Jan), and took part in the sacrificial rites of the three-day Feast of Tabaski, the major Feast of the Moslem calendar.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN..Ceremonial sheep being washed in river (2 shots)
    0.18

    2.
    GV Congregation bowing (2 shots)
    0.45

    3.
    SV sheep having throat cut ZOOM INTO CU
    0.51

    4.
    SV DITTO
    1.00

    5.
    SCU Dead sheep
    1.02

    6.
    SV & CU sheep being roasted over fire (2 shots)
    1.14


    SACRIFICIAL SHEEP BEING WASHED IN RIVER; CONGREGATION AT PRAYER; SHEEP IS SACRIFICED, AND LATER ROASTED.




    Initials ES. 1411 ES. 1421



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    Background: Hundreds of Moslems attended communal prayers in the open-air in Niamey on Thursday (27 Jan), and took part in the sacrificial rites of the three-day Feast of Tabaski, the major Feast of the Moslem calendar.

    In Niger as in other Moslem countries a sheep is sacrificed, as seen in this film, to commemorate the willingness of the Patriarch Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac.

    The Feast of Tabaski, or Id Al-Kabir as it is known elsewhere, is generally celebrated after the annual pilgrimage by Moslems to Mecca.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7GDLCU5CE0JLMH7CE0AZ9YE1A
    Media URN:
    VLVA7GDLCU5CE0JLMH7CE0AZ9YE1A
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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