Commemoration Battle of Messines (Heuvelland) (2017)

Project: Commemorating 100 years Battle of Messines

Beneficiary: Municipality Heuvelland

Amount: 49.775 euro

Duration: June 10, 2017

During the Battle on June 7, 1917 the British army left 19 mines explode under the ridge around and around Mesen / Wijtschate. The Second Battle of Messines went down in history as the worst military explosion until the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 and changed the landscape around Heuvelland and Messines final. 19 craters bear silent witness of a huge and insanely battlefield. 

As part of the 100 year My Battle 'planned an international concert series on June 10, 2017. On Saturday, June 10th, 2017 the municipality Heuvelland organizes concerts for the general public in collaboration with the embassies concerned. The aim is through quality productions and famous artists include Australia, New Zealand, UK and Ireland in a cultural way to commemorate the Battle. 

For the Flemish Representation to Piet Goddaer (Ozark Henry) and Royal Concert Ypriana asked to create a unique production with a new work created by Piet Goddaer. Along with the harmony he brings combining this work with editing existing songs.