(1931) is an economist and retired director of Bruynzeel. Writes mainly lyrical poetry, in a traditional style (often a gospel-style), about country and people, love, mysticism and the Allmighty. He made his debut with Srana botjetie / Surinam Bouquet (1970), followed by Pe Sranan bigin (Where Surinam began, 1975), Een zucht uit het hart (A sigh from the heart) (1982). In the book Hayka (Listen, 1988) there are several remarkable and moving verses about military crimes. For the Rozenkruis society he wrote the moral play which included song and dance De twijfelende ziel (The doubting soul) (1984). Towards the end of the eighties Mungroo was for some time chairman of the Writers group '77. In 2003 he was included in the English version of the collected stories entitled Considerations, which was published by eight members of the Writers group '77.
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With: Albert Mungroo, Andy Fernandes, Annemarie Sanches, EKM Dido, Gibi Bacilio, Harvey Fräser, Jeffrey Quartier, Jit Narain, Marlène Oudsten, Marylin Simons, Mavis Noordwijk Koor, Mireille Pinas, Norine Blinker, Ronald Giphart, Roué Hupsel, Sitok Srengenge, Sombra, Terry
A festive finale of this first edition of the International Literary festival Surinam. Consisting of prose, poetry and music. Performances from the foreign guests and many Surinam authors: including well known names and promising debutants. Such as Sombra, Ronald Giphart (The Netherlands), Gibi Bacilio (Curaçao), EKM Dido (South Africa), Sitok Srengenge (Indonesia), Norine Blinker, Norma Bouterse, Andy Fernandes, Harvey Fräser, Roway James, Marlène Oudsten, Mireille Pinas, Terry and Jeffrey Quartier. Also performances by the Mavis Noordwijk choir (a combination of the Kokriki choir and the ADEK choir) and a closing song by Albert Mungroo. Presented by Annemarie Sanches.