On Wednesday, May 4, the 4 and 5 May Committee Osdorp again organizes the annual Commemoration of the Dead at the Sloterplas. The opening speech will be given by Mohan Verstegen, veteran (Iraq and Afghanistan) and military doctor. The speech preceding the commemoration will be given by Daan Wijnands, member of the Executive Committee of the Amsterdam Town Council. The ceremony will be musically supported by the Groot Excelsior wind band.
At 20.00 hours 2 minutes of silence will be held. Afterwards there will be an opportunity to lay flowers and wreaths at the memorial stone and the peace sign. After the commemoration you are welcome to participate in the procession along the flowers and then join the group of visitors for coffee and tea in Theater de Meervaart.