Sing Shoes Sweets Sinterklaas


Sinterklaas folklore St Nicolas – At bedtime Dutch children place their shoes before the chimney or the door (called ‘je schoen zetten’) – with carrots or apples for the horse of St Nicolas – and sing a lot of songs for St Nicolas and Black Pete, hoping to find some sweets in their shoe the next morning. Filmed Nov. 22nd 2018.
Sing Shoes Sweets Sinterklaas | 20201128 | Michel van der Burg | 1-memo•com

Embrace Installation


Placing of Koenraad Tinel’s work of art EMBRACE – a translation of his remarkable friendship with lawyer Simon Gronowski – in Ganshoren , Brussels , Belgium, October 22, 2018.

A sculpture on Simon Gronowski’s jump to freedom at the age of 11, when pushed by his mother out of the 20th death train to Auschwitz in 1943.

Watch the inauguration panorama October 26, 2018 here – https://michelvanderburg.com/2018/10/26/embrace/

Both Koenraad Tinel and Simon Gronowski together received honorary doctorates (doctor honoris causa) by both the VUB and ULB Brussels’ universities today Sep. 22th 2020 at 3:22 PM CET in Brussels.
Embrace Installation | 20200922 | Michel van der Burg | michelvanderburg.com | Miracles.Media