Netherlands

Remembrance Day speech by King Willem-Alexander

The Dutch National Remembrance Day on 4 May 2020 was unlike any that had come before. Marking the significance of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, King Willem-Alexander was set...

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Amersfoort 2020 digital commemoration event

On Sunday, 19 April 2020, an entirely virtual commemoration event took place in the Netherlands for the very first time. The event marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Kamp Amersfoort...

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Dutch Network of War Collections wins GLAMi

Dutch Network of War Collections wins international innovation prize with Warlives.org
 
 The Dutch Network of War Collections (Netwerk Oorlogsbronnen) has won a prestigious GLAMi Award with its Warli...

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Prime Minister of the Netherlands issues historic apology

On Sunday 26 January, Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, apologized for the failure of officials in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during the Second World war to do more to prevent the deportation and...

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Celebrating 75 Years of Freedom

In 2019 and 2020, the Netherlands will be commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. One of the first events will take place on 31 August in Terneuzen, the Netherlands. ...

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National Holocaust Commemoration

National Holocaust Commemoration organized by the Dutch Auschwitz Committee.
 
 Program:
 
 10.00 - Assemble in Town Hall of Amsterdam
 
 11.00 - Silent March from Town Hall to Wertheimpark
 
 11.30 -...

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International Conference about the Holocaust and Other Genocides: Uses, Abuses and Misuses of the Holocaust Paradigm


 
 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...

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Amsterdam Jewish Film Festival 2011


 
 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.
 
 The diverse program of films...

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Kindertransport Statue Opened in The Netherlands


 
 A statue dedicated to the Kindertransport was unveiled at the Hook of Holland on 30 November 2011.
 
 Designed by internationally acclaimed sculptor Frank Meisler and supported by the Association...

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