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More than 4600 areas in the Netherlands, on Saturday participated in neighbours ‘ day

More than 4600 areas in the Netherlands, on Saturday participated in neighbours ‘ day

More than 4600 neighborhoods do Saturday participated in neighbours ‘ day. This is the eleventh time that the event is organized.

During neighbours ‘ day undertake neighbourhood activities together. In Arnhem plants, residents of the Rosendaalseweg together cherry trees, while at the Leeuwenlaan in Terneuzen the neighbors a botanical garden going to be planted. In many places it is simply coffee together, drunk.

“We see on neighbours’ day is often beautiful things arise in the near,” says Ronald van der Giessen, director of the Oranjefonds. That fund, along with the coffee manufacturer Douwe Egberts responsible for the organisation of neighbours ‘ day.

Last year, king Willem-Alexander in Harderwijk, the tenth edition of neighbours ‘ day. That edition had 5000 areas, with about one million participants.

Neighbours ‘ day 2015

King Willem-Alexander has Friday afternoon in Harderwijk, launched the tenth edition of neighbours ‘ day.
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“Neighbours’ day is so special that it just plain must be,” said the king.
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The king was in Wijkontmoetingscentrum Thre an explanation about the past nine editions of neighbours ‘ day, originally an initiative of Douwe Egberts and later embraced by the Orange Fund.
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