In Warnemunde, Germany Eurodam celebrated the Indonesian Independence Day with pier side games. Laughter could be heard echoing throughout the pier as crew from all departments took part in the traditional Indonesian games that range from sack races to bakiak ski races and pencil in a bottle competitions. Here are some great photos of the… read more of “Eurodam’s…”
Robert “Nick” Nichols, Nieuw Jakarta’s academic director, sent us the following note and photos from the center’s recent Indonesian Independence Day celebration. Nieuw Jakarta is HAL’s crew training center in Jakarta, Indonesia. Staff, students and management of ms Nieuw Jakarta celebrated Indonesia’s Independence day with a breaking the fast ceremony of special Indonesian holiday foods…. read more of “Nieuw Jakarta…”
As per a long standing tradition, the Indonesian Independence Day celebrations are surrounded with sporting activities. Many crew members and officers fully enjoy participating in those activities. The winners were honored with a prize and a nice certificate directly after the flag raising ceremony. A. C. van der Loo is Oosterdam’s master.
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.