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Annejet van der Zijl holds lecture 4 may

Annejet van der Zijl holds lecture 4 may

Writer Annejet van der Zijl (American Princess) takes on 4 may during the national remembrance day annual lecture in The Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam.

Then speaks to the mayor of Amsterdam Eberhard van der Laan at the National Monument on Dam square, the National Committee 4 and 5 may Monday known.

The celebration of the Day begins in the province of North Holland, at the provinciehuis in Haarlem, with the 5 meilezing by actor Nasrdin Dchar.

Then at the bevrijdingspop festival in Haarlem, the bevrijdingsvuur inflamed if beginning of all the festivities in the country. The day will be like every year ended with the 5 meiconcert on the Amstel river.

Personal stories

The theme of the commemoration and celebrations on 4 and 5 may this year, ‘the power of the personal story’. Arendo Joustra, editor-in-chief of Elsevier wrote the jaarthematekst: “Personal stories about the war, any war, are never just stories, they are not themselves. They are stories that must be told, even seventy years later.”

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