News of: Sunday, December 15 2013,
Today, on the day of Mandela's funeral, Amsterdam will commemorate Nelson Mandela on two locations in the centre of town.
The main location will be the Stadsschouwburg at Leidseplein, where the commemoration will start at 12.30.
The Mayor, Mr Eberhard van der Laan, will be present there, and HRH Princess Beatrix (former Queen of the Netherlands).
At 16:00 (until 7pm) the Melkweg will open for a commemoration.
The entry to both locations is free.