Entries by Stichting FAN

FAN Event

  FAN Event A special event in the Stevenskerk was the 75th anniversary of the friendship bond between Albany NY and Nijmegen. A connection between 2 cities and its citizens that arose from and after the war. Born through the commitment of soldiers and compassion of ordinary citizens in their wish to help others in […]

Animation by Femke Koppe for Stichting FAN

  Animation by Femke Koppe for Stichting FAN Femke Koppe made this beautiful animation about Friendship Albany – Nijmegen for Ongekend Nijmegen. Click on the image below to watch it. A big compliment to Femke Koppe! We are very happy with this animation. Thanks, Mijke and Marit of Ongekend Nijmegen, you are real heritage boosters!

Albany Adopted Nymegen 1947

Albany NY adopted Nijmegen as a sister-city, sending humanitarian relief following World War 2. Authentic footage, 1947. Credits : Regionaal Archief Nijmegen, SNBiB.

Albany and Nijmegen: an international friendship

Albany and Nijmegen: an international friendship From Wednesday 9th June, the exhibition ‘Reconstruction and international friendship’ is on display at the indoor museum of Museumpark Orientalis in Heilig Landstichting. The exhibition is part of the 1st lustrum celebration of the ‘Friendship Albany Nijmegen association’ (FAN). The ‘Nijmegen Wederopbouwstad’, ‘Freedom Museum’ and ‘Groesbeek Airborne Vrienden’ contributed […]

Freedom means to me : Peace, health and happiness

These are awkward days. It is a special time, a time in which we’d like to be close and get together.  We want to connect and support each other. Small things can make a difference and a small gesture can make people feel less alone. That is especially important now. School children and students wanted […]