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Rotterdam’s Indonesian Independence Day Celebration

Rotterdam’s Indonesian Independence Day Celebration

Special thanks to Franciskus Manalu for this article and photos from Rotterdam’s recent Indonesian Independence Day celebration. August 17, 2011, in Warnemunde, Germany, was a big day for Indonesian crew members on board ms Rotterdam. At 10 a.m., the flag-raising ceremony was attended by most of the crew members from each department, officers and the…   read more of “Rotterdam’s…”

Indonesian Independence Day on Veendam

Indonesian Independence Day on Veendam

The Indonesian community on board celebrated 66 years of Independence with a customary flag-raising ceremony followed by tug of war and sack race competition, gala dinner, and full crew party. There have been some fun events which started a few weeks earlier in preparation for the day such as chess, ping pong, and dominoes tournaments….   read more of “Indonesian…”

Rotterdam Crew Visit Mosque in Russia

Rotterdam Crew Visit Mosque in Russia

August is a holy month for Muslims around the world and for our brothers and sisters aboard ms Rotterdam because of Ramadan. On August 20, several Muslim crew members visited a mosque called The Saint Petersburg Mosque in Russia. The mosque was constructed from 1909 until 1913 by Nikolai Vasiliev. The building is 45m in…   read more of “Rotterdam Crew…”

Eurodam’s Indonesian Independence Day Celebration, Part II

Eurodam’s Indonesian Independence Day Celebration, Part II

On the morning of August 17, we were honored to celebrate Indonesia’s 66th Independence Day with a traditional flag raising ceremony. The event was a very solemn occasion, which celebrated the Independence while also honoring those who sacrificed their lives for their country. Assistant Dining Room Manager Dadan Setiawan served as Inspector and presided over…   read more of “Eurodam’s…”