Project: 1917 - 2017 Flanders welcomes the bereaved Beneficiary: Westtoer apb Amount: 15.980 Euros Duration: 2017 For the important commemorative year 2017 Westtoer started the project '1917 Total war in Flanders'. The main communication tool for the project in the targeted countries (Australia, New Zealand, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany and the Netherlands) , is a social media designed promotional video.
Project: international commemoration of the Third Battle of Ypres Beneficiary: Society Passchendaele Society vzw Amount: 140.000 euro Duration: July 2017 - November 2017 The project is based on the international commemoration of some dramatic historical moments of the Third Battle of Ypres on the particular day (exactly 100 years after the fact), knowingly places (Tyne Cot Cemetery, Crest Farm, Gravenstafel, Belle vue , Polygon Wood, Frezenberg ...) and (representatives of) countries, Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, France and Germany.
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.