Lucette ambassador of Freedom for the province of Fryslan

Lucette is Ambassador of Freedom for the province of Friesland in 2018. Quite an honor and she is proud of it.
In the context of this ambassadorship, she will sing at the official remembrance ceremony in the Prinsentuin on 4 May.
She will also be seen and heard at various sections of the Befrijdingsfestival on 5 May.

Below you can read the announcement that the Fryslan Befrijdingsfestival has placed on its website:

It has become a tradition: in addition to the national Ambassador of Freedom, there is an annual Frisian Ambassador of Freedom. This special year requires a special act - and that is why all former Frisian ambassadors form an opportunity collective during Befrijdingsfestival Fryslân 2018. Together with the Royal Netherlands Air Force Chapel, Elske DeWall, Twarres, Iris Kroes, Piter Wilkens, Janneke Brakels & Raynaud Ritsma of Vangrail open the festival on the main stage.

In addition, Lucette van den Berg fulfills the role of new Frisian Ambassador of Freedom. It builds a bridge between 4 and 5 May.

Lucette van den Berg is one of the leading voices of the new generation of Yiddish singers. She has performed in theaters, concert halls and festivals in Europe and North America. Already at the age of 18 she started her study classical singing at the conservatory of Zwolle and later Amsterdam, won a second place at the Euregio Vocalisten Concours and specialized in song recitals and oratorios, while in her study she enjoyed Yiddish songs for her own pleasure began to sing. She not only wants to show Yiddish music in all its splendor, but also to develop it further. That is why she is the initiator and artistic director of the Yiddish Festival Leeuwarden and part of the Yiddish Waves Festival. Lucette will perform songs during the commemoration of the dead and the Liberation Breakfast for seniors, and will perform at the Liberation Festival together with Di Gojim in the Prinsentuin.

See also the following articles:

https://www.lc.nl/friesland/Bekijk-provinciale-dodenherdenking-rechtstreeks-vanuit-Prinsentuin-23150096.html

Dit jaar niet één, maar zeven Friese Ambassadeurs van de Vrijheid

https://huisaanhuisleeuwarden.nl/artikel/612625/canadese-veteranen-bij-4-mei-herdenking-prinsentuin.html

https://www.omrin.nl/uploads/bevrijdingskrant-2018.pdf

https://www.liberators.frl/website/images/artikelfotos/LC-20180503-NO01002010-Het-is-hier-allemaal-van-dezelfde-leeftijd-als-wij.pdf

 

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