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Commemoration 4 May

The 4 May commemoration in Dronten takes place on the Meerpaalplein and is freely accessible to everyone. From 7.30 pm there will be music and singing. A few minutes before 20.00 city poet Marjolein Westendorp reads a poem.After the Last Post, the 2 minutes of silence and the national anthems, wreaths are laid at the monument. Mayor Gebben concludes with a speech. 

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Program for invitees

A large number of guests are present at the commemoration on 4 May. The Airgunners were always central. When the Airgunners were no longer there, their place would be filled by the 11 Airmobile Brigade. Soldiers of this unit will be present on 4 May. In addition, there are also active serving soldiers and veterans from the municipality of Dronten, as well as representatives of defense,  embassies, social organizations and schools. Guests are received by the mayor of Dronten in De Meerpaal. Here's a speech and a sandwich, and then follow the program as below. 

commemorative meeting
in the Meerpaal

The memorial service will start at 6:00 PM in the main hall of De Meerpaal. In addition to invited guests, this meeting is also open to anyone who wishes to do so. Based on the annual theme of the national committee 4 and 5 May, this theme is given a dignified interpretation in a varied way.

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Commemoration on
the Meerpaalplein

From 7.30 pm there will be music and singing on the Meerpaalplein. and a few minutes before 20.00 city poet Marjolein Westendorp reads a poem. After the Last Post, the 2 minutes of silence and the national anthems, wreaths are laid at the monument. Mayor Gebben concludes with a speech. The square is supported by, among others, the Flevo-Scouts, the Flevo's Men's Choir, Maris Sonores and De Eendracht. Omroep Flevoland broadcasts the commemoration.

Informal gathering
The Meerpaal

After the commemoration on the Meerpaalplein, guests will go to De Meerpaal for an informal get-together. Interested parties are also cordially invited. 

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Commemoration on
the Meerpaalplein

From 7.30 pm there will be music and singing on the Meerpaalplein. and a few minutes before 20.00 city poet Marjolein Westendorp reads a poem. After the Last Post, the 2 minutes of silence and the national anthems, wreaths are laid at the monument. Mayor Gebben concludes with a speech. The square is supported by, among others, the Flevo-Scouts, the Flevo's Men's Choir, Maris Sonores and De Eendracht. Omroep Flevoland broadcasts the commemoration.

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