One Billion Rising across Europe

Amsterdam is rising up!

[Brussels, 17 January 2013] Amsterdam is going to dance and rise up against violence against women and participate to One Billion Rising!

Blijf Groep, member of EWL Dutsch Coordination "Nederlandse Vrouwenraad", is planning several activities for 14 February 2013.

People will be rising in Amsterdam:

  • at 15h: Flashmob on Dam Square at 15h on the song “Break the Chain”
  • from 16h to 18h: Performance of Eve Ensler’s Play “A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and a Prayer” by a mixed group of Volonteers and Actors, followed by a group discussion about violence against women in the Netherlands - in close cooperation with the US Consulate.
  • from 19.30h onwards: Dance Party – including a theatre performance “Veiled Monologues” by Adelheid Roosen, an exhibition about stories of Violence, and a dance party with DeeJays.

Watch the presentation video.

All info on One Billion Rising Amsterdam can be found on facebook and on OBR Amsterdam website. Stay tuned!

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