Vreugdevuur Scheveningen

Citizens of Scheveningen and Duindorp (two coastal neighborhoods on the outskirts of The Hague, The Netherlands, separated by a harbor) have fought for decades to build the world’s biggest New Year’s bonfire. These bonfire towers are made of thousands of shipping pallets, stacked day and night between Christmas and New Year’s eve. Romke photographed Scheveningen’s bonfire community for its final three bonfires, between 2016 to 2019.

V.S. (2019 documentary short) coming soon

Vreugdevuur Scheveningen
2018 photobook published by Gnomic Book

Vreugdevuur Scheveningen, 2018
ISBN: 978-0-9985180-1-5
160 Pages, 84 duotone plates
210x254x18mm, 760 grams
First edition of 500
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