26.11 | Portraits ceremony

 8 p.m.
 The annual commemoration ceremony
 Kazerne Dossin
 Dorien Styven
 Click here and view the commemoration ceremony (link online on November 26 at 8pm)
In 2020, Kazerne Dossin received and identified 281 new portraits of Holocaust victims who were deported from Mechelen. These photographs will be added to the museum’s memorial wall on November 26.

Due to Covid measures and travel restrictions, the annual commemoration ceremony will be held online.
  • Opening speech by Tomas Baum, General Director of Kazerne Dossin 
  • Speech by Veerle Vanden Daelen, Deputy General Director & curator of Kazerne Dossin 
  • Speech by Reinier Heinsman, volunteer of Kazerne Dossin & grandson of a Holocaust survivor
  • Reading of the names 
Music by Oscar Bohnen (song & guitar) and Bart Vanistendael (viola)

The broadcast will be available in Dutch, French and English. Should you have any questions about the ceremony, please contact Dorien Styven at dorien.styven@kazernedossin.eu.