The Indian crew on board Veendam celebrated India’s Independence Day on August 15. Although the Indian community is small on-board, the enthusiasm and spirit of crew members of all nationalities transformed the celebration into a fun night of music, dance and socializing. “Though we are in mid seas far away from our country we love… read more of “Veendam Crew…”
On August 16, in the port of Zeebrugge, Belgium, Ryndam’s Indonesian community conducted the flag-raising ceremony for the 66th year of Indonesia’s Independence Day. Enjoy these photos from the event!
Robert “Nick” Nichols, Nieuw Jakarta’s academic director, sent us the following note and photos from the center’s recent Fourth of July celebration. Nieuw Jakarta is HAL’s crew training center in Jakarta, Indonesia. A red, white and blue Fourth of July party was hosted by the ms Nieuw Jakarta’s crew committee with a country and western… read more of “Nieuw Jakarta…”
Here are photos from our Fourth of July celebration. We had a beautiful day cruising through Hubbard Glacier. The Lido was transformed into a Fourth of July barbecue complete with decorations, costumes, live music and face painting.
In observance of the U.S. Independence Day, we will not be posting today. We will return tomorrow with more great Holland America Blog content.
Here are a few photos from Statendam’s Filipino Independence Day Celebrations. Enjoy!
Here are photos from Zaandam’s recent Filipino Independence Day on-board festivities. Taromi Lourdes Joseph is Zaandam’s human resources manager.
In observance of the U.S. national holiday Memorial Day, we will not be posting today. We will return tomorrow with more great Holland America Blog content.