That question has pained the descendents of Siebe Sjoerds in recent years.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill LANGLEY, BC Passenger John Immerseel who as a young child came to Canada in April 1952 aboard the Sibajak wants to connect with his fellow travelers of 60 years ago.
Now retired from a Parks Canada position, John has already devoted countless hours to document his familys history and wants to add a chapter to it about his Sibajak journey.
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Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill Immigration History NEW YORK Dutch entertainer Seth Gaaikema ended his whirlwind tour across Canada with a stopover in New York where he also gave several appearances of his show Kom-kom, tut-tut, ho-ho. Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill Readers of the Windmill Herald often expressed amazement about little known facets of the history of the Netherlands, its people and their achievements, and, yes, about their foibles too.
All these factors contribute to a success story which has its roots far back in history. Invited by his friend Gerard de Lugt, who had settled in Hamilton, Ontario, Asma went on his first North American tour in December 1959. He was impressed with the numerous organs he had discovered in North America, where he continued his breathtaking pace by giving several concerts a week, sometimes on nearly a daily schedule.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill Tens of thousands of organ fans attended and enjoyed the concerts given by master organist Feike Asma on his (annual) tours through Canada and the U. Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill BEING - Chinese authorities want to set up an outlet in The Netherlands for the National Academy for Mayors of China.
Read Full Article Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill ESPELO - A record-high Easter Bonfire (although not an exact translation, in the Dutch language, a paasbult), was reduced to a heap of ashes in the Twente town of Espelo recently but not before Dutch notaries completed the documentation for an entry into the Guinness Book of World Records.
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It is with much regret that we came to the conclusion that we were going to be unable to turn the bleeding around.