Sunset March, The Netherlands

Sunset March N°1367, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.  Sunset at 21.50h. Start of the 4Days March of Nijmegen.


Sunset March is a daily tribute to the Allied soldiers who fought for the liberation of The Netherlands. 48 Allied soldiers lost their lives during this “Waalcrossing”. On the bridge are 48 pairs of street lights. At sunset these sets of street lights are, pair by pair, ignited at a slow marching pace. The total duration of igniting all street lights involved lasts almost 12 minutes.