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  • World War One Poetry and Music, Tuesday 25 November, Peace Palace

    World War One Poetry and Music, Tuesday 25 November, Peace Palace

    November 19, 2014

    On Tuesday 25 November 2014, 19:45 hrs, a special ‘war poetry’ evening will take place in the Peace Palace to commemorate the First World War, based on a selection by Onno Kosters. Poems of well-known poets from Great Britain, France, Germany and Italy, such as Siegfried Sassoon and John McCrae, Georg Trakl, Guillaume Apollinaire will be recited. The reading of the poems will be interlarded with music compositions and performances by Rénan Zelada closely linked to the First World War. A guided tour of the exhibition ‘Peace Illusion Disturbed’ is included.

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    Centenary Poetry Series: Masseurs of Peace

    May 3, 2013

    This month we present another peace poem titled ‘Masseurs of Peace’ from our Centenary poetry series by Ms. Hanneke Eggels.

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    Peace Poem ‘Fan of Freedom’, by Hanneke Eggels

    March 31, 2013

    Hanneke Eggels, a Dutch peace poet, who we interviewed last October has kindly agreed to write a series of peace poems this year as part of our Centennial celebrations. Her latest poem is titled ‘fan of freedom’.

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  • Curiosity, A Peace Poem by Hanneke Eggels

    December 13, 2012

    In our October Newsletter we introduced you to Peace Poet Hanneke Eggels. Along with our interview with Ms Eggels, we also made a Video Recital of one of her Poems titled ‘Charter’ on our Peace Palace Library YouTube-Channel. To mark the end of the year, Ms Eggels pleasantly surprised us with another poem, titled ‘Curiosity’. Please read it here.

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    The Power of Poetry

    October 15, 2012

    On September 28, the world celebrated the United Nations Day of Peace with all sorts of festivities, including music, dance and poetry. In our series of interviews for our Newsletter we met with Hanneke Eggels, who expresses her concern for peace through another artistic manner, poetry.

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