DID YOU KNOW THAT:  the most vulnerable members of society are the first to fall victim to the violence. Children, like women and the elderly, therefore warrant special attention.


On this page you can find different kinds of interactive galleries and links.

There are photo galleries of our projects, about important issues, about special CD’s, Arts expositions and auctions and more.

This section will be updated continually, so please come back for more..

New War Child CD: Help!: A Day In The Life

New War Child CD: Help!: A Day In The LifeColdplay, Radiohead, Gorillaz, Chantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida, Metric and other renowned artists collaborate on the new War Child CD

The artists featured on Help!: A Day In The Life include: Bedouin Soundclash, Bloc Party, Buck 65, City and Colour, Coldplay, Damien Rice, The Dears, Gorillaz, Jets Overhead, Kaiser Chiefs, Keane, Raine Maida and Chantal Kreviazuk, Emily Haines and James Shaw of Metric, Payolas, Radiohead, Sam Roberts, Surefire and The Weakerthans.

 Click here for full track guide and listen and view sneak previews of all the songs at the Sony BMG site

Friends for War Child concert photo gallery

Nearly 10,000 Friends of War Child attended the annual Friends for War Child concert in a packed Ahoy stadium.

A fantastic line-up included stars like Ali B., Blof, Marco Borsato, and Di-rect.

The artists asked for awareness and support for the countless number of children who still live in the harsh circumstances of war and for the work of War Child.

 View photo gallery of the event

Friends for War Child
(special website)

open Friends for War Child websiteThe flashy website was updated with information about the upcoming annual concert on October 17th 2006 in Ahoy Stadium in Rotterdam. Only 10,000 tickets will be made available; ticketsales have just started.

The site contains fantastic pictures & stories of the concerts in 2003, 2004 and 2005, as well as more information & pictures  about this years line-up.

  Check out the Friends for War Child 2006 website

War Child Canada in the DRC 
(Photo Gallery)

It is estimated that over 3 million people have died in conflicts since 1998 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), making it the deadliest conflict since World War II.War Child Canada is rebuilding schools and education system and supporting at-risk youth including former child soldiers, returning refugees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and girl mothers.

View the photo gallery at the War Child Canada website

'The Children of Eritrea'
(online photo exposition)

This is a photo exposition of the War Child Netherlands projects in Eritrea. With these confronting pictures we would like to give you an impression of the beauty of the country, the horrors of war, the plight of the children and what War Child is doing about it.

Go to the photo exposition

War Child Expo
(online photo exposition)

A picture journey through the destroyed city of Mostar in Bosnia-Herzegovina, during the hot summer of 1995, directly after the war. Shots were still being fired throughout the city. Dutch actor/photographer Thom Hoffman travelled to Bosnia together with War Child Holland to be a witness of the faces of war.

See the pictures of Mostar in 1995

Hoop CD website

The  ‘HOOP!’ CD is a cry of support for those people trapped in the horrors of war. The CD will support the most innocent victims of war: the children This unique compilation of songs of love and peace was made by musicians who think it is their task to focus public attention towards the crime of war.

Please have a look at the website for the HOOP! CD, listen to sound tracks and read more about the efforts of the artists.

 Go to the HOOP! CD website

Old faces, new faces

The new television campaign of War Child Netherlands now online. Have a look at this new War Child interactive module made in Flash. It features music, beautiful black and white and color pictures and moving images of the old and young children of war, who tell their own story. On the other side is the playground where War Child shows that there is a to take the war out of a child. (Dutch language)

Check out the interactive campaign

Virtual Artwork for War Child

On Liberation Day in the Holland on May 5th 2003, War Child gave presentations of their work on more than 8 Liberation Festivals. Thousands of people participated in the making of a virtual artwork for War Child NL. At the War Child stands people could get their picture taken with their own message: "Freedom means to me.....".

The artwork starts with a picture of a small girl, but by zooming in on the picture, you can read the messages of peace that everybody wrote.

 A short video of the artwork

Little Pieces
small art exposition:

Artworks by musicians: Laurie Anderson, Adam Ant, Bono, David Bowie, Boy George, Billy Bragg, Billy Childish, Anton Corbjin, The Edge, Brian Eno, Bryan Ferry ,Robert Fripp, Bob Geldof, Nigel Kennedy, Shane MacGowan, Linda McCartney, Paul McCartney, George Michael, Russell Mills, Iggy Pop, Jamie Reid, David Sylvian, Pete Townshend, Charlie Watts


Go to the Little Pieces photo exposition

21 September 2007 - PHOTO GALLERY
War Child Holland celebrates Peace Day in five countries

On Peace Day War Child Holland unites children from Sudan, DR Congo, Uganda, Sierra Leone and the Netherlands.

War Child Holland celebrates Peace Day in five countries
In these countries people  participated simultaneously in a wide range of creative activities. Peace parades in Uganda, Sierra Leone and the Netherlands. Peace sings in DR Congo and Sudan. Cultural festivals in all participating countries.

On the 21st of September War Child allowed children to be children. To play, to celebrate and to have fun. Together they express their common wish for a peaceful future.

 Pictures of the events can be seen here

GET LOUD launched

War Child Canada have just launched the bilingual website get loud / plus fort  ; bringing together  contributions of Canadian musicians and youth
-  about humanitarian issues and how they can become part of the solution.

get loud / plus fort is more than just a music website. It is the go-to website for young people interested in getting plugged into the world around them. The site also offers extensive resources for educators to integrate global justice issues into their classrooms.

 Launch website

People Building Peace 2006 live webcast
(Photo Gallery)

On September 21st 2006, War Child Holland celebrated the International Day of Peace by creating 'live' Peace Signs that were built by children and grown-ups in both Holland and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). With a live internet webcast projected on large video screens, a connection was made between a large group of children in the DRC and with children and celebritites and VIP's in Holland  - who all made a huge Peace Signs at exactly 15.30.

 Click here to open the photo gallery

Stop Landmines

Our planet is contaminated by a deadly plague of landmines. Landmines kill 26,000 people a year, and mutilate and maim tens of thousands more.

Have a look at this War Child Special Feature about Landmines. Showing pictures of the real killers out there, and more information about the troubled areas around the world.

See the War Child Stop Landmines mini-site

Friends for War Child concert 2005
(Photo Gallery)

View the pictures by Loe Beerens of the Friends for War Child concert 2005.

Click here to open the gallery

The HELP! Album
(mini site)

The famous benefit album by the UK's hottest musicians, featuring Oasis and Friends, The Boo Radleys, The Stone Roses, Radiohead, Orbital, Portishead, Massive Attack, Suede, The Charlatans, Stereo MC's, Sinead O'Connor , The Levellers, Manic Street Preachers, Terrorvision, The One World Orchestra, Planet 4 Folk Quartet, Terry Hall and Salad, Neneh Cherry and Trout, Blur , The Mojo Filters.

 See the HELP! Album mini-site

Video diaries from the field

WAR2MUSICis a War Child Canada special project. You can become a part of the journey and a part of the answer. Travel with the production team and the artists of the War2Music project; a documentary about war affected children, live online broadcasts, fils. photo's, interviews and diaries from a.o. Kosovo, the Thai/Burmese border and Sierra Leone.

Check out the supercool website:

’The Children of Ingushetia’:
(interactive photo journey)

Located just over the Chechnyan border, only forty kilometres from Grozny, these large refugee camps in Ingushetia are a bleak hope for a better future. With only a few aid organisations able to help; these people are living in difficult circumstances without a prospect of returning home. War Child is working with the children in these camps, using creative therapy to address the trauma’s of war they have suffered.

Go to the photo exposition

(online photo exposition)

Online exhibition of artworks by Bono, Yoko Ono, Bryan Ferry, Luciano Pavarotti, Kate Bush, Lou Reed, Sinead O’Conner, Iggy Pop and Paul McCartney are among the 23 musicians who pay tribute to their musical heroes in Milestones. Now you can see pictures of the three-dimensional artworks that were exhibitioned and auctioned on behalf of War Child.

Go to the Milestones photo exposition

Pagan Fun Wear
(online photo exposition)

a fashion show and auction of clothes designed by top musicians, pictures of works by David Bowie, Brian Eno, Bryan Ferry, Gavin Friday, Thierry Mugler, Dolores O'Riordan, Dave Stewart, Michael Stipe.


Go to the Pagan Fun Wear photo exposition


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