Parade of Torches

Wilhelminaplein Wilhelminaplein, Eindhoven

On Christmas Eve (December 24th), a Parade of Torches will be organised for peace and tolerance for the 25th time. The first time the Parade of Torches was organised in 1922 because of the attacks on Turkish immigrants in the German city of Solingen. Today, the Parade of Torches is a symbol of tolerance and […]


Torchlight procession for peace

Wilhelminaplein Wilhelminaplein, Eindhoven

A torchlight procession for peace and tolerance will be held again in Eindhoven this Christmas Eve, 24 December 24. The Fakkeltocht, or torchlight procession, is a long-established part of the Christmas season for many people in and around Eindhoven. Through this activity, the city wants to show that people are willing to commit themselves to […]