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East West (Oost West) Forum Dordrecht Holland
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The symposium was officially opened by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands in 1983
Queen Beatrix enjoys visiting exhibitions, studios of
artists and manifestation pertaining to art, especially when
sculpture is involved. She is very knowledgeable about the
arts especially fine art and sculpture in particular.
Welcoming Queen Beatrix on behalf of the organizers of the East West Forum and the Dutch Sculptors' Association at the East West Forum symposium site - Dordrecht, the Netherlands.
Behind the queen is Maarten Vrolijk, the Queen's Commissioner of South Holland at that time. He has always been interested in art and had close connections to the Sector Dordt of the Dutch Sculptor's Association.
organization: East West Forum working group of the Dutch Sculptors' Association 1981-1983