12 May, Rotterdam: 70 Jaar Nakba

Saturday, 12 May
All day
Rotterdam, Netherlands
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Rotterdam for Gaza will mark this year with activities to commemorate the Nakba.


We will make ourselves visible in the center of Rotterdam. Young people from various organizations are planning a morning march from the Unbroken Resistance image at the Kruisplein in support of the Great March of Return. The march will depart at 10:30 am. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1705984106162631/


The afternoon activities will begin with speakers, dabkeh, poetry, music, films and more at Grotekerkplein


At 6:00 pm, we will conclude activities with a Nakba memorial at Grotekerkplein

Participants in the ‘Rotterdam for Gaza’ partnership want to mark this year with a extensive commemoration and activities around the theme of the Nakba. We would like to invite everyone who wants to join us on Saturday 12 May at the Grotekerkplein and in the De Heuvel building. In addition, there is a program in City Church Het Steiger. In the morning there will be actions in the center of Rotterdam.


Prior to the central opening, we will make ourselves visible in the center of Rotterdam in an appropriate way. Young people from various Rotterdam organizations are preparing a march in the morning to show solidarity with the Great March of returning to Gaza. The march will start at 10:30 am at the image of Unbroken resistance at the Kruisplein in Rotterdam.

More here: Young people March of Return


The activities on and around Grotekerkplein, in De Heuvel Building and in City Church Het Steiger start at 13:00 with a plenary opening on Grotekerkplein. The afternoon program consists of a variety of speakers, musicians, dance groups, poets, a debate, an exhibition, films and an information market. Detailed information about the program will follow later.


At 18:00 we close all activities around the Nakba memorial at Grotekerkplein.