Tante Lien shows her appreciation for opera music by having Henny May perform accompanied by her mother Eline Nooy on the piano. Plumber Piet interrupts a Indonesian fairy tale resembling Sleeping Beauty. During the final waltz, Tante Lien ends up dancing with a Goeling (an Indonesian cushion).
Tante Lien celebrates the end of the year of the child by reminiscing about her own childhood in Indonesia. Lonely neighbor Alice comes round because her latest flame has left her. Toetie has had enough of being bossed around and lets her sister Lien know just how she feels.