In Holland it is traditional to eat "oliebollan" - doughnuts - on New Year's Eve and or New Year's Day.
In a doughnut bakery : boy with uncooked doughnuts on trolley.
Doughnuts in preparation in the bakery.
Bakery learners sugaring the doughnuts.
Doughnuts - and bakery learners, as salesmen - in a boat on an Amsterdam canal.
The boat sets off down the canal.
The bakery boys going ashore to sell their doughnuts.
Customers enjoying their New Year doughnuts.
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Background: In Holland it is traditional to eat "oliebollan" - doughnuts - on New Year's Eve and or New Year's Day.
Sometimes, great numbers of doughnuts are made and sold for charity: this year, 50,000 are being sold for the benefit of Amsterdam's Anti-Rheumatism Centre by pupils of the city's Bakers' School from boats touring the canals.
The sale - chiefly to workers in office buildings along the canals - started a day early and Visnews cameras were there to film it this morning, 30th. December.