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Mar
15
Sun
French Concours de la Chanson @ Theater Diligentia
Mar 15 all-day

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor concours de la chanson the hagueThe French Concours de la Chanson takes place on Sunday, 15 March in Theater Diligentia in The Hague. Come to the theatre to listen to and applaud for musicians for their interpretation of French songs.

From Jacques Brel to Édith Piaf, from Zaz to Stromae: you can expect everything during the finals of the Concours de la Chanson, the annual hunt for artists who dare to sing in French.

The competition, organised by the Alliance Française, has proven to be the perfect springboard for launching a chanson career for many Dutch and Flemish artists including Wende Snijders, Alderliefste and the Zazí trio.

The mission of this performance has remained the same for 35 years: to touch and move the audience with the power and beauty of French-language music regardless of whether it is a traditional or modern chanson.

More info
The Concours de la Chanson takes place starting at 14.30 hrs. on Sunday, 15 March in Theater Diligentia (Lange Voorhout 5) in The Hague.

Tickets cost € 21.00 (some discounts apply) and can be reserved on the website www.theater-diligentia.nl(externe link).

Go to www.concoursdelachanson.nl for more information.

Home Made Market – on tour @ Mariaplaats
Mar 15 all-day

The Home Made on the Market in Utrecht on Sunday 14th July, 11-17h

A wide variety of consumer goods is offered; food, fashion, art, interior design, jewelry and accessories, vintage and even entertainment like workshops, life music and theatre, all having one thing in common: everything the market offers is unique, produced in limited quantities or handmade.

For more information:

http://homemademarket.co.nl/

Meeting Syrian Refugees @ Thuis
Mar 15 all-day

Nine years after the uprising in Syria you can meet Syrian refugees and hear about how they have experienced the last 9 year. It takes place on Sunday, March 15, 2020,  starting at 14:00 at “Thuis” on Stationsstraat. You can expect interviews, video presentations, music, poetry and more.

 

Museum Market @ Museumplein
Mar 15 all-day

Every third Sunday of the month, the Museumplein will be filled with stylish stands full of design, in between the main museums around the pond you can meet the Dutch and International designers yourself, shop for their products and enjoy the great food and atmosphere.

Mar
16
Mon
Restaurant Week @ all over the country
Mar 16 – Mar 23 all-day
Restaurant Week @ all over the country | Netherlands

Fantastic 3-course dinner at top restaurants starting from only € 28.50.

Just go the website of the Restaurantweek and choose the city where you would like to eat, then you can choose and book the restaurant. Please note that often you have to pay a supplement for better or Michelin Star restaurants.

Mar
20
Fri
Movies that matter – Film Festival @ Filmhuis and Theater aan het Spui
Mar 20 – Mar 23 all-day

  This year’s Movies that Matter Festival will take place from 20 to 28 March in Filmhuis Den Haag and Theater aan het Spui. The Movies that Matter Festival, the successor to the Amnesty International Film Festival, is an annual film and debate festival about human rights and human dignity.

Every year the Movies that Matter Festival presents around 60 recent feature films and documentaries by passionate filmmakers, embedded in an extensive programme of debates and in-depth discussions. Films that stir the debate on human rights, peace and freedom. All films are in English or are subtitled.

Opening film
This year’s Movies that Matter film and debate festival will kick off with the screening of the opening film Lamentations of Judas by Dutch director Borris Gerrets. Black Angolan soldiers once fought white South Africa’s colonial war. Now they are the protagonists in a film about betrayal, free will and repentance.

Human rights and human dignity
The festival has 3 competition programmes:

Activist, a selection of documentaries on human rights defenders in partnership with Amnesty International
Camera Justitia, which focuses on the importance of the rule of law and the fight against impunity
Dutch Movies Matter, presenting Dutch feature films and documentaries that raise awareness of human rights issues.
The competitions are completed by several theme-based programmes such as Earth Matters on the theme of sustainability, and On the Move about migration. As part of Chosen by (previously Weapon of Choice) a number of prominent Dutch personalities choose their favorite film, and Chosen by YOU is a selection of films competing for the audience award.

There will also be a Best of #MtMF20 on Saturday, 28 March with 2 of the best festival films.

Debates and Q&A Sessions
Unlike other festivals, the Movies that Matter Festival provides extensive in-depth programmes for most film screenings, which allows members of the audience to interact with festival guests from all over the world in debates, Q&A sessions, workshops, talk shows, seminars and master classes. These programmes also inform the public about the background of the films and the choices that have been made during their shooting. The contribution of representatives from the world of theatre, politics, science and business often leads to surprising discussions that enable the audience to look beyond its own borders.

About the festival
The Movies that Matter Festival is an initiative of the Dutch chapter of Amnesty International. The festival’s partners are Amnesty International and the Municipality of The Hague.

More info
Visit the website of the Movies that Matter Festival for the complete programme and to purchase tickets. Don’t wait too long because film screenings sell out quickly!

Amsterdam Wine Festival @ Gashouder at Westergasfabriek
Mar 20 @ 03:00 – Mar 22 @ 22:00

The Amsterdam Wine Festival takes place at the Westergasfabriek twice a year. During the harvest festivals in March, where the southern hemisphere stands central and during the harvest festivals in September we celebrate the harvests of the northern hemisphere. During those periodes the wine farmers celebrate that the grapes have been safely collected and the wine making process can begin. We celebrate that with them!

Date & Times
Friday, March 20  | 15:00 – 01:00
Saturday, March 21| 13:00 – 01:00
Sunday, March 22| 13:00 – 22:00

Location

Location: Westergasfabriek – Gashouder, Transformatorhuis en Leidinghuis
Parking by car: Q-Park, Van Bleiswijkstraat 8, 1051 DG Amsterdam

Enjoy:
More than 300 different wines
Starting from €3,- a glass

Workshops & masterclasses
Wineflights
Join our large wine quiz or the grape pitch contest
Bands & live DJ
A culinary journey around the world with top chefs and restaurants

Mar
22
Sun
Utrecht Urban Trail @ Mariaplaats
Mar 22 all-day
Afbeeldingsresultaat voor urban trail utrecht

Utrecht Urban Trail
The KLM Utrecht  Urban Trail run will be held on Sunday, 22 March. A very special running experience, taking you past and through some of the city’s coolest buildings. It’s a voyage of discovery combining sport, culture and architecture.

An Urban Trail is a running event, but it is a bit different from ordinary runs. The Urban Trail concept focuses on the unique experience of running a course through the city. There is no competitive element, which means there are also no results.

The course takes you past (or even through) Every some unique urban locations, buildings and places of historical interest where people normally don’t set foot – at least not in running shoes. It is suitable for people of all ages and the focus is on experiencing a city environment. And a free breakfast will be served to all the participants after the finish.

More info
The Hague Urban Trail will be held as of 9.30 hrs. on Sunday, 22 March starting at Mariaplaats

Participants will start in 5 ‘start waves’ from 9.30 to 10.50 hrs. with a break in between each one, so that everyone can run comfortably along the narrower streets, up and down steps and through buildings. Breakfast is held on the Hofplaats until 13.00 hrs.

The registration fee is € 26,50 including breakfast and you can register online (in Dutch).

More information can be found at https://www.utrechturbantrail.nl/

Mar
28
Sat
Comic Con Utrecht @ Jaarbeurs Utrecht
Mar 28 – Mar 29 all-day

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor comic con dutch 2020On March 28th & 29th 2020 Jaarbeurs Utrecht transforms into the biggest Comic Con of the Netherlands.

Are you a fan of movies, series, cosplay or manga? Or do you like comics, gaming or esports? Perhaps you’re a dedicated board game fanatic or looking for geeky merchandise to complete your collection. Heroes Dutch Comic Con has it all and much, much more. Prepare yourself for an amazing weekend filled with entertainment, special guests, workshops, amazing experiences and meet up with new friends who share your passion.

 

Biggest Flea Market @ IJ Hallen
Mar 28 @ 09:00 – Mar 29 @ 16:00

Great sales and a great atmosphere at the Ij Hallen Flea Market

The IJ-Hallen is the biggest and most unique flea market in Europe and is located in the most densely populated area of The Netherlands. Because of the size of the market, supply and demand are perfectly balanced and you will have a great chance of finding what you are looking for. The IJ-Hallen is recommended to anyone who loves flea markets and great bargains.

Free parking
There is a free parking opportunity opposite to Papaverweg 50, 1032 KJ Amsterdam. From there you can go to the IJ-Hallen via the bridge by foot. It will be appoximately a 3-minute walk. Another option is parking closer to the market. However, parking fees are required there for visitors, which cost from 9am € 1,40 per hour and €8,40 a daycard. The choice is yours. The free NDSM-ferry from Amsterdam Central Station makes your visit definitely worthwhile.
Entrance fee is € 5,00 and only € 2,00 for kids aged 11 or younger.

Apr
4
Sat
Le Marie Marché, French Market @ Lange Vijverberg
Apr 4 – Apr 5 all-day

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Inspired by the dreamy atmosphere of French markets, Le Marie Marché will be organised on the Plein on every first weekend of the month. With many delicious and beautiful wares.

Le Marie Marché
The characteristic market is all about discovering and enjoying.

Something for everybody
At this special market you will find inviting food stalls with fantastic strawberries, organic cheeses, sweet delicacies, quality breads, Mediterranean treats and much more. There will also be numerous lifestyle stalls where you will find seasonal lifestyle articles and antiques and collectibles.

There is no better spot to do your shopping this weekend.

About Le Marie Marché
The businesses at the market will be divided into 4 different categories: Sweet & Juicy, Spicy & Salty, To Have & To Hold and Land & Sea.

More info
Le Marie Marché will be held from 11.00 to 18.00 hrs. on Het Plein, the Hague except for the one in September, then in will be held on Lange Vijverberg

More information can be found at www.lemariemarche.nl .

Apr
5
Sun
Le Marie Marché, French Market @ Lange Vijverberg
Apr 5 – Apr 6 all-day

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Inspired by the dreamy atmosphere of French markets, Le Marie Marché will be organised on the Plein on every first weekend of the month. With many delicious and beautiful wares.

Le Marie Marché
The characteristic market is all about discovering and enjoying.

Something for everybody
At this special market you will find inviting food stalls with fantastic strawberries, organic cheeses, sweet delicacies, quality breads, Mediterranean treats and much more. There will also be numerous lifestyle stalls where you will find seasonal lifestyle articles and antiques and collectibles.

There is no better spot to do your shopping this weekend.

About Le Marie Marché
The businesses at the market will be divided into 4 different categories: Sweet & Juicy, Spicy & Salty, To Have & To Hold and Land & Sea.

More info
Le Marie Marché will be held from 11.00 to 18.00 hrs. on Het Plein, the Hague except for the one in September, then in will be held on Lange Vijverberg

More information can be found at www.lemariemarche.nl .

Guided tour at Castle Wijchen @ Castle Wijchen
Apr 5 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Sunday March 1, 2020 volunteers of Museum Castle Wijchen give an open guided tour in Castle Wijchen.

The guided tour starts at 14.00 h guide and will lead you through the Castle. Meet Emilia van Nassau the former inhabitant of the castle on the way. Also a visit to the cellars of the castle is included.

Maximum 25 persons. You can just show up but when the maximum has been reached the tour is full. 

Price guided tour (excl. museum ticket): Adults € 5,00 – Children 7 upto 18 year € 2,50 – children upto 6 years free.

Museum tickets are 5,50 per adult- free with museumcard 

May
2
Sat
Le Marie Marché, French Market @ Lange Vijverberg
May 2 – May 3 all-day

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Inspired by the dreamy atmosphere of French markets, Le Marie Marché will be organised on the Plein on every first weekend of the month. With many delicious and beautiful wares.

Le Marie Marché
The characteristic market is all about discovering and enjoying.

Something for everybody
At this special market you will find inviting food stalls with fantastic strawberries, organic cheeses, sweet delicacies, quality breads, Mediterranean treats and much more. There will also be numerous lifestyle stalls where you will find seasonal lifestyle articles and antiques and collectibles.

There is no better spot to do your shopping this weekend.

About Le Marie Marché
The businesses at the market will be divided into 4 different categories: Sweet & Juicy, Spicy & Salty, To Have & To Hold and Land & Sea.

More info
Le Marie Marché will be held from 11.00 to 18.00 hrs. on Het Plein, the Hague except for the one in September, then in will be held on Lange Vijverberg

More information can be found at www.lemariemarche.nl .

May
3
Sun
Le Marie Marché, French Market @ Lange Vijverberg
May 3 – May 4 all-day

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Inspired by the dreamy atmosphere of French markets, Le Marie Marché will be organised on the Plein on every first weekend of the month. With many delicious and beautiful wares.

Le Marie Marché
The characteristic market is all about discovering and enjoying.

Something for everybody
At this special market you will find inviting food stalls with fantastic strawberries, organic cheeses, sweet delicacies, quality breads, Mediterranean treats and much more. There will also be numerous lifestyle stalls where you will find seasonal lifestyle articles and antiques and collectibles.

There is no better spot to do your shopping this weekend.

About Le Marie Marché
The businesses at the market will be divided into 4 different categories: Sweet & Juicy, Spicy & Salty, To Have & To Hold and Land & Sea.

More info
Le Marie Marché will be held from 11.00 to 18.00 hrs. on Het Plein, the Hague except for the one in September, then in will be held on Lange Vijverberg

More information can be found at www.lemariemarche.nl .

May
5
Tue
Le Marie Marché, French Market @ Lange Vijverberg
May 5 – May 6 all-day

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Inspired by the dreamy atmosphere of French markets, Le Marie Marché will be organised on the Plein on every first weekend of the month. With many delicious and beautiful wares.

Le Marie Marché
The characteristic market is all about discovering and enjoying.

Something for everybody
At this special market you will find inviting food stalls with fantastic strawberries, organic cheeses, sweet delicacies, quality breads, Mediterranean treats and much more. There will also be numerous lifestyle stalls where you will find seasonal lifestyle articles and antiques and collectibles.

There is no better spot to do your shopping this weekend.

About Le Marie Marché
The businesses at the market will be divided into 4 different categories: Sweet & Juicy, Spicy & Salty, To Have & To Hold and Land & Sea.

More info
Le Marie Marché will be held from 11.00 to 18.00 hrs. on Het Plein, the Hague except for the one in September, then in will be held on Lange Vijverberg

More information can be found at www.lemariemarche.nl .

May
15
Fri
Italia Event @ Castle de Haar
May 15 – May 17 all-day

Find Italy in the Netherlands at the weekend of 15-17 May at the beautiful Castle de Haar near Utrecht. 

Italian music, food, theater and more… 

 

 

 

Jun
5
Fri
Dordt in Stoom (Steam Power Event) @ Dordrecht
Jun 5 – Jun 7 all-day

On June 5-7 the largest steam power event in Europe will be held for the 19th time in Dordrecht, which is just south of Rotterdam.

Organisers expect 250,000 visitors at this celebration of stream. Admission to ‘Dordt in Steam’ is free, however, a day-ticket (‘Stoomrondje Dordt’) can be purchased for round trips on historic stream transport.

On Friday evening, Dordt in Steam will open with an impressive naval parade on the river.

Dordt in Steam is spread across two areas in the city which are linked with (steam)ships, steam trains and old-timer buses.

By purchasing a day-ticket for the ‘Stoomrondje Dordt’, the visitor will have access to the various forms of historic transport at the event. It also includes admission to the Model Building Show. The day-ticket is available at all departure points. Be aware that a round trip lasts at least three hours!

In the picturesque harbour area next to the Groothoofd, Kuipershaven, Wolwevershaven and the Merwekade, dozens of steam-powered ships, machines and vehicles will be on view.

Steamboats will be make round trips on the river. For children, miniature steam trains will also be operating. Various (steam)ships will also be open for visitors.

International participants will display model trains, miniature steam powered machinery and model ships in a large model building show. You can travel by steamtrain or steamboat to visit this great Model Builing Show.

Sidewalk cafes and live music will add to steamy atmosphere.

 

Source TheHagueOnline

Jun
6
Sat
Le Marie Marché, French Market @ Lange Vijverberg
Jun 6 – Jun 7 all-day

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Inspired by the dreamy atmosphere of French markets, Le Marie Marché will be organised on the Plein on every first weekend of the month. With many delicious and beautiful wares.

Le Marie Marché
The characteristic market is all about discovering and enjoying.

Something for everybody
At this special market you will find inviting food stalls with fantastic strawberries, organic cheeses, sweet delicacies, quality breads, Mediterranean treats and much more. There will also be numerous lifestyle stalls where you will find seasonal lifestyle articles and antiques and collectibles.

There is no better spot to do your shopping this weekend.

About Le Marie Marché
The businesses at the market will be divided into 4 different categories: Sweet & Juicy, Spicy & Salty, To Have & To Hold and Land & Sea.

More info
Le Marie Marché will be held from 11.00 to 18.00 hrs. on Het Plein, the Hague except for the one in September, then in will be held on Lange Vijverberg

More information can be found at www.lemariemarche.nl .

Jun
7
Sun
Le Marie Marché, French Market @ Lange Vijverberg
Jun 7 – Jun 8 all-day

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Inspired by the dreamy atmosphere of French markets, Le Marie Marché will be organised on the Plein on every first weekend of the month. With many delicious and beautiful wares.

Le Marie Marché
The characteristic market is all about discovering and enjoying.

Something for everybody
At this special market you will find inviting food stalls with fantastic strawberries, organic cheeses, sweet delicacies, quality breads, Mediterranean treats and much more. There will also be numerous lifestyle stalls where you will find seasonal lifestyle articles and antiques and collectibles.

There is no better spot to do your shopping this weekend.

About Le Marie Marché
The businesses at the market will be divided into 4 different categories: Sweet & Juicy, Spicy & Salty, To Have & To Hold and Land & Sea.

More info
Le Marie Marché will be held from 11.00 to 18.00 hrs. on Het Plein, the Hague except for the one in September, then in will be held on Lange Vijverberg

More information can be found at www.lemariemarche.nl .

Guided tour at Castle Wijchen @ Castle Wijchen
Jun 7 @ 14:00 – 15:30

Sunday March 1, 2020 volunteers of Museum Castle Wijchen give an open guided tour in Castle Wijchen.

The guided tour starts at 14.00 h guide and will lead you through the Castle. Meet Emilia van Nassau the former inhabitant of the castle on the way. Also a visit to the cellars of the castle is included.

Maximum 25 persons. You can just show up but when the maximum has been reached the tour is full. 

Price guided tour (excl. museum ticket): Adults € 5,00 – Children 7 upto 18 year € 2,50 – children upto 6 years free.

Museum tickets are 5,50 per adult- free with museumcard 

Jun
16
Tue
Exhibition: Black in Rembrandt’s Time @ Rembrandthuis
Jun 16 – Sep 6 all-day

bol.com | Black in Rembrandt's Time, Elmer Kolfin | 9789462583726 ...Exhibitions:
Black in Rembrandt’s Time. This exhibition brings you eye to eye with portraits of black people and it is about overlooked works of art and representation, about recognition and acknowledgment
Rembrandthuis in Amsterdam until 6 September. 

Exhibition: Momentum and Anselm Kiefer @ Museum Voorlinden
Jun 16 – Sep 20 all-day
Exhibition: Momentum and Anselm Kiefer @ Museum Voorlinden | Wassenaar | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

Museum Voorlinden in Wassenaar has two interesting exhibitions on. One is Momentum where the museum shows the pivotal moments in art and society (until September 20) and the other is Anselm Kiefer and his take on ‘complex historical events’ makes you wonder what he is making of the current crisis.(until August 30). 
They don’t accept the Museum card!

Kroller Mueller Museum @ Veluwe National Park
Jun 16 @ 10:16

Jardin d'émail - WikipediaThe Kröller Müller museum in the Veluwe national park is welcoming its visitors back as well. The museum has a large Van Gogh collection and another highlight is that the Jardin d’émail (1974) by French artist Jean Dubuffet has undergone five years of restoration work and is now fit to be seen again. 
This is a nice day out, you can combine it with a long walk in the national park or you can grab one of the free white bikes and discover the beautiful park en velo. You have to pay entrance to the park anyhow, so better make the best of it. 🙂

Jun
18
Thu
English Speaking Theatre: Noir Suspicions @ Mike's Badhuistheatre
Jun 18 – Jun 21 all-day

English Speaking Theatre:
The Inplayers are planning to perform the play Noir Suspicions a comic Casablanca inspired plot involving a private eye named Rick and a murder from  June 18 -21 at Mike’s Badhuistheater in Amsterdam.  https://inplayers.org/event

Jun
25
Thu
Photo – Exhibition: We Love Where We Live @ Lauwer Gallery
Jun 25 – Aug 8 all-day

Photo – Exhibition: We Love Where We Live
Louise Honee exhibits amazing black and white photos of children growing up on West Virginia, the poorest state of the US. The exhibition can be seen until 8 August at Lauwer Galery in The Hague. Also her book under the same title came out last week. 

Pop-up fish restaurant: A la plancha @ Noordereiland close to Willemsbrug
Jun 25 – Aug 31 all-day

Pop-up Fish Restaurant A La Plancha
Is opening today again for the summer. This cool fish restaurant with a great view is only open during the summer and only when the weather is good. You need to reserve your table in advance: https://www.ala-plancha.nl/

Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar: 2 Exhibitions @ Alkmaar Museum
Jun 25 – Nov 1 all-day

Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar
I have seen they have a temporary exhibition of the collection of Paul Rijkens (founding chairman of Unilever). https://stedelijkmuseumalkmaar.nl/Rijkens But what initially caught my attention was that they have asked artists to create a 1,5 meter-museum with a positive vibe, handmassages, positive messages and from the 16th of June it is possible to hug someone at the appropriate distance with the installation “Remote Hug” 

Jun
30
Tue
Exhibition: Dinomakers @ Teylers Museum
Jun 30 – Aug 23 all-day

Dinomakers: nieuwe tentoonstelling in Teylers Museum over ...Teylers Museum, Haarlem – Dinomakers
This is a family exhibition at Teylers Museum. Dinomakers looks at the fascination that children have with Dinosaurs. Until 23 August
https://www.teylersmuseum.nl/en/visiting-the-museum/what-is-there-to-see-and-do/dino-makers

Exhibition: In the picture @ Van Gogh Museum
Jun 30 – Aug 30 all-day

Dit is de reden waarom Van Gogh zijn oor afsneed (zegt een ...Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam  – Exhibition: In the picture
You can see 75 portraits painted by Van Gogh, Edvard Munch, Thérèse Schwartze and other artists. The exhibition is still on until 30 August.
https://www.vangoghmuseum.nl/en/whats-on/exhibitions/in-the-picture