His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands Presides Over the Ceremonial Transfer in Wierden

On Friday, July 1, 2022, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands presided over the ceremonial transfer of the Monument Vossenbosch to the Malukan community in Wierden.

The day began with a visit to a church. Soon, His Majesty arrived at the Monument Vossenbosch where he was informed about the deep symbolism and the creation of the monument.

The Monument Vossenbosch Foundation then transferred the monument to the Malukan community in Wierden. Thereafter, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander spoke with the first, second, and third-generation Moluccans about their experiences as well as their feelings about the time they spent in Vossenbosch, their integration, and the future.

Photos courtesy of RVD