What Do You Celebrate Today?

United Colors Breda connects locals and internationals from the area. Online, offline and visible in the neighborhood. Everybody in their own way. Based on the idea that everyone has something to celebrate. No matter how small or big. So: what do you celebrate today?

Sinéad Power – EN

Sinéad Power – EN

Sinéad Power In 2011, my life changed overnight. During the flu, I had an autoimmune reaction and became completely paralyzed within a week. That's terribly traumatic. After years of rehabilitation, I live independently in an adapted home in the Middellaan. It is a...

Diana J. Banks – EN

Diana J. Banks – EN

Diana J. Banks Creates a strong network through knowledge, opportunities and cassava. October 10 - Day of the MaroonsThe struggle of the Surinamese Maroons against oppression and for freedom has been celebrated and commemorated since 2010. October 10 is Day of the...

Stef Goedhart – EN

Stef Goedhart – EN

Stef Goedhart Multimedia designer, circular creative, quartermaster for STEK, has a workplace in the old courthouse and lives in Fellenoord. I celebrate that the sun will rise again. A new day is a new chance to live. That may sound very vague, but it reflects what I...

Arjan Broeders – EN

Arjan Broeders – EN

Arjan Broeders Arjan Broeders, or Prince Arie d'n Irste, lives in Boeimeer, 200 meters from de Teruggave. He is a speech therapist in the rehabilitation department at Thebe. Father of three children, plus two bonus children. “At our house, it is always a pleasant...

Shershah – EN

Shershah – EN

Shershah Eighteen years ago Shershah moved with his family from Afghanistan to the Netherlands. Now he is 28, married and a father of three children. He also started the barbershop Aria together with his brothers in the centre of Breda. Because of his parents and his...

Amine Bakbachi – EN

Amine Bakbachi – EN

Amine Bakbachi Amine was born in Breda and works at Sterren van Morgen. Within this organization he motivates children aged 7 to 21 to work hard so that they achieve their personal goals. Sterren van Morgen is concerned with providing opportunities for young people...

Barbara Suchodolska – EN

Barbara Suchodolska – EN

Barbara Suchodolska Barbara was born and raised in Poland. In 2006 she moved to the Netherlands for love. Although she feels completely at home in the Netherlands, she will always remain Polish inside. She now lives in Breda, which means that she can't often go to...

Anne-Marie de Brouwer – EN

Anne-Marie de Brouwer – EN

Anne-Marie de Brouwer Brings delicious and honest coffee from Rwanda to the market. How it startedWhen I was doing research at the Rwanda Tribunal, I saw how much suffering the people in Rwanda have inflicted on each other. Women have especially been hit the hardest....

Barbara Putters – EN

Barbara Putters – EN

Barbara Putters Owner Breda Promotions, social connector De Teruggave and chairman Cultuurbehoud Breda: "I bring people into contact with each other every day." A partyBefore corona closed everything, we gave Breda a face with our city tours and excursions. Every day...

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