Project: Curriculum ‘The Volunteers: Americans join World War One, 1914-1919’ Beneficiary: AFS Intercultural Programs, Inc Amount: 30.000 USD Duration: 2014 - 2016 The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I, 1914-1919 Curriculum was launched on March 2 at an event hosted by the Flanders House in New York City and online at thevolunteers.afs.org. The event featured keynote speaker Sophie De Schaepdrijver, a distinguished Belgian historian, Associate Professor at Pennsylvania State University, and recipient of the Order of the Crown (Belgium).
Grant to VOS Vlaamse Vredesvereniging for the concert The 'Great War in Music, Word and Image', 2018
Project: The 'Great War in Music, Word and Image' Beneficiary: VOS Vlaamse Vredesvereniging Budget: 6.999 euros Period: 2018 - 2019 Together with its partners, VOS organises several concerts to commemorate the Great War. With two performances in the United States, VOS creates a unique opportunity to highlight the Flemish spirit of peace and the bond between the US and Flanders. The 'Great War in Music, Word and Image' will be performed in 2018 in symbolic places in Flanders (Ypres on 12 July, Winch on 30 September and Sint-Niklaar on 13 October).