Keti Koti coloring page. Coloring helps kids build their fine motor skills, improves hand-eye coordination and builds self confidence.
“Keti Koti” is a Surinamese term that means “Broken Chains” or “Freedoms Day.” It is an annual national holiday celebrated on July 1st in Suriname in South America. Keti Koti commemorates the abolition of slavery in Suriname and the Dutch Caribbean colonies.
On July 1, 1863, slavery was officially abolished in Suriname. Keti Koti is a significant day for Surinamese people, as it symbolizes freedom from the chains of slavery and the beginning of a new era.
During the Keti Koti celebrations, various events and activities take place. The Surinamese people use this day to honour their ancestors who suffered under the cruel system of slavery. They celebrate their freedom and cultural heritage.