The theatrale audio-tour LIGHT takes you to a dark spot in history: the Sovjet Field of Honor in Leusden, the Netherlands. Here, 865 War victims who come from a country that doesn’t exist anymore, are buried.
LIGHT reveals the underexposed stories that lay behind the gravestones of the prisoners of Kamp Amersfoort. Looking back at the past, LIGHT asks this question: is what you see what you get, or is there more to it?
The Freedom Ride is an annual liberation festival, but the only way you can join is per bike! While cylcing, pass by the historical places in Overijssel that are important for our sense of freedom today. During the tours, ride along with topathletes, people from showbiz and policemen, military and veterans who protect our freedom and democracy today.
For the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the D-Day Memorial Airborne Operation will organise an international and large-scale edition of the event.
On the 31st of August in 2019 the province of Zeeland, the city of Terneuzen and National 4 and 5 May Committee organise a big event to start the nationwide celebration of 75 years of freedom. It will be about commemorating the Battle of the Scheldt, which took place in Zeeland in November 1944.
Every two years the Havendagen are a weekend of local celebration. In 2020 it will be all about the 75 years of liberation.
By joining the D-Day Cycle Ride the cycling soldiers, who played a part on 6 June 1944, will be commemorated, just as the following Battle of Normandy. The Ride includes all the beaches that were used for the landings and head inland to the key locations that were first to liberated.
To commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, PHOENIX Running offers different running events alongside the river Thames, from June 6 to June 8, 2019.
Endurance run starting from Tarrant Rushton in Dorset to Pegasus Bridge in Normandy (France).
The heart of the city of Nijmegen, in the Gelderland province, was bombed on 22 February 1944. Almost 800 people lost their lives at that time, and hundreds of people got hurt. In the following couple of years, remembrance stones have