Dear readers - here is the link to a 30 minute video (on YouTube) with some of the speakers at the Memorial Gathering held for Henri van Bentum (1929-2022) on August 13, 2022. See list of timings, below.
Here are the timings:
Min. 0:00 - 03:13 - Introduction by Grace van den Brink - the first-ever woman President of the Union Club of British Columbia, and a fellow Snooker player.
Min. 03:14 - 13:00 - Seonaigh MacPherson, a long-time friend who is also a professor at a university in BC. Several years ago, Seonaigh helped with the launch of a school for Tibetan refugee nuns, in northern India.
Min. 13:01 - 16.35 - Photos and mini clip from a documentary film on Henri, Banff, 1983
Min. 16:35 - 19.35 - Marcus Hissen, Victoria Symphony musician and friend.
Min. 19:25 - 23:07 - Henri's friend, Brian W. E. Johnson, and fellow Snooker player.
Min. 23:08 - 29:14 - Natasha van Bentum, Henri's lifelong partner of fifty-one years.
Min. 29:14 to end - includes clips from the documentary made about Henri in 1983, when he lived in Banff --- excerpts from him speaking at his exhibition of "Spatial Rhythms" watercolours at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies.