Utrecht! Vote Eliane Becks

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Friend of Utrecht Central and wonderful advocate for HIV awareness Eliane Becks Nininahazwe, has been nominated for Amersfoorter of the Year.

Eliane Becks The flamboyant singer and theatre-maker, born in the African Burundi, is a true survival artist. She grew up during a civil war, barely survived a cholera attack and became infected with HIV.

For years she kept her illness hidden, but in 2014, Eliane decided to go out and remove the taboo around the disease.

She gives information at secondary schools and keeps a blog. Her portrait adorns large posters, part of the HIV campaign.

If you would like to vote, access the web page here

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Jon Wilkins

Jon Wilkins

Jon Wilkins is Welsh and lives in England. He is a writer. A Europhile and Remainer, he is a regular visitor to Utrecht and has set his crime novel series in the city.

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