Welcome to the website of the
Committee to Commemorate and Celebrate Oegstgeest

The Foundation ‘Committee Commemoration & Celebration Oegstgeest’ consists of:
• Oranjevereniging Oegstgeest
• War Graves Committee
• The Halifax Committee
• The Council of Churches Oegstgeest
• Veterans Oegstgeest

The committee contributes to the organization of the annual Remembrance Day on May 4th and the celebration of the liberation on May 5th. In addition, the committee provides information about fallen soldiers, resistance fighters and civilians via this website. This site acts as a source of contact with relatives and interested parties. The website also provides information about future activities. If you want to be informed about this, you can register for the Newsletter.

Previous activities in 2023

Placement of the first Stolpersteine on April 12
Remembrance Day on May 4th
Celebration of liberation on May 5th
Commemoration at the Halifax Memorial on May 23

Current affairs

The committee is currently preparing to order 10 Stolpersteine in collaboration with the Oegstgeest Historical Association.

Lights at the war graves: December 24
On Christmas Eve, Veterans from Oegstgeest commemorate fallen soldiers at the war graves at the cemetery of the Groene Kerkje. They place lights and hold a minute’s silence.

This program is subject to interim changes. Keep an eye on our website and sign up for our Newsletter!