“Our commitment must be to remember the victims who perished, respect the survivors still with us, and reaffirm humanity's common aspiration for mutual understanding and justice.”
-- Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
Every year on 4 May, the Netherlands commemorates the victims of war and on 5 May celebrate the liberation.
The Dutch princess and former queen of the Netherlands Beatrix attended the final chord of the Requiem for Auschwitz Project on Wednesday 30 October in the Theatre of Tilburg. The Requiem is an important piece of music intended to remember all victims of Auschwitz including the Roma and Sinti who were killed during the Nazi Regime.
The Netherlands annually commemorates World War II and Liberation Day on the 4th and 5th of May.
Marcel Floor (Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport) – Head of Delegation
Kees van Baar (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) – Deputy Head of Delegation
Karel Berkhoff (NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies) – Academic Working Group
Marc van Berkel (University of Applied Sciences Nijmegen) - Education Working Group
Floris van Dijk (Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport) - Museums and Memorials Working Group
The Anne Frank House and Yahad-In Unum are presenting a seminar entitled "Teaching the Holocaust by Bullets: Witnesses, Archives, and Investigations." This seminar will take place on 6-8 July, 2011 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
The Netherlands commemorates World War II and Liberation Day on the 4th and 5th of May every year.
Marking the Dutch Chair 2011 of the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance, and Research (ITF) and preceding the Plenary meetings in The Hague, the Dutch members of the ITF Working Groups are organizing a conference entitled, "The Uses, Misuses and Abuses of the Holocaust Paradigm."
From 26 - 30 October 2011, Amsterdam's Jewish Film Festival is celebrating its tenth anniversary by showcasing a musically themed program entitled Music in Motion.