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Feb
15
Fri
Exhibition at Rijksmuseum: All the Rembrandts @ rijksmuseum
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Exhibition at Rijksmuseum: All the Rembrandts @ Rijksmuseum

Sketcher of selfies and etcher of Instagram stories – the first ever comprehensive display of Rembrandt’s work at the Rijksmuseum shows the ‘rebel’ 17th century artist in a new light.

The display, Alle Rembrandts, opens on Friday and runs until 10th June, and is predicted to be a blockbuster.

For the first time, the museum in Amsterdam is showing all of its 22 paintings, 60 drawings and the best prints of its 300 etchings by the Leiden-born artist Rembrandt van Rijn.

Many of these fragile pieces – which are displayed in a dramatic half-light– have been in storage waiting for the exhibition and will afterwards go back to recover.

Taco Dibbits, general director of the Rijksmuseum, predicts the exhibition showing Rembrandt’s keen observation of daily life as well as his power as a grandiose storyteller would strike a chord with the modern public.

‘The Rijksmuseum has the world’s largest and most representative oversight of Rembrandt’s work, and for the first time we are showing everything in the house,’ said Dibbits at a press viewing.

‘When you walk into this exhibition, you walk into Rembrandt’s life – Rembrandt the rebel, who does not follow the rules of art, who isn’t about beauty but about the raw reality. He draws all of us in our beauty, our ugliness, our imperfections, joy and grief.’

He said that he was personally most struck by the often tiny etches and drawings of Rembrandt, showing his bedroom, his wife Saskia in pregnancy and terminal sickness and – most of all – himself.

SELFIES
‘He draws himself like no other artist,’ said Dibbits, ‘with more selfies – if I could call them that – than you can imagine. He often “photographs” himself, and he was the first artist to put himself, his friends, and family, the landscape, even a shell, into an etching.’

Erik Hinterding, curator of the exhibition, said it aimed to display the engaging, personal quality of his work from quick sketches of funny faces to the human faces painted into imagined Biblical scenes.

‘He was a sort of Instagrammer,’ he said. ‘He made kind of snapshots of what was happening at home, with his wife Saskia [sick] in bed: no artist before him had let us into his bedroom, and it really touches you. It’s so personal.’

The exhibition is organised in two halves: the first, focusing on Rembrandt’s observations of people and everyday life from his father and mother to a random man, woman and child urinating in public. The second shows how he dramatised these real faces into grand scenes from the Bible and large-scale paintings.

SKIRT
His sketches and etchings – works needled into a copper plate, treated with acid and then printed – are often tiny. Some show him pulling faces, visages lined with wrinkles or salacious images – a man looking up a woman’s skirt, or a woman sitting naked with a man’s hat on the table beside her.

According to Dibbits, this mixture of observation of the ordinary plus extraordinary ability is what makes Rembrandt’s art so ‘recognisable’. ‘Rembrandt is for everyone – it’s for the world.’

The display is part of a series of exhibitions across the Netherlands in honour of the artist, 350 years after his death. The Rijksmuseum has also published its first biography, aiming to tell a fact-based tale of the life of the ‘rebel’ and miller’s son alongside his works.

Visitors can listen to an audio explanation of the new show in four languages via the museum’s app as well as through conventional devices.

Source: dutchnews.nl

Apr
27
Sat
Japanese Garden Open @ clingendael estate
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Japanese Garden Open @ Clingendael Estate | Den Haag | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

The magnificent Japanese Garden will reopen its doors for 6 weeks only from Saturday, 27 April to Sunday, 9 June so you can admire the spring colours in their full glory. The garden will be open daily from 9.00 to 20.00 hrs. during this 6-week period.

History
The Japanese Garden was created in the beginning of the 20th century by the former owner of the country estate of Clingendael, Marguérite M. Baroness van Brienen (1871-1939), also called Lady Daisy. Lady Daisy sailed off a number of times by ship to Japan and brought back to the Netherlands a number of lanterns, a water cask, sculptures, the pavilion, the little bridges and several plants. The original design with the serene pond, meandering brook and the winding pathways has remained intact all these years.

Fragile
The Municipality of The Hague has always taken great care of the Japanese Garden because of its uniqueness and tremendous historical value. The garden was placed on the list of national historical monuments in 2001. Due to its fragility, the garden can be visited only during 2 short periods of the year.

More info
You can find more information under Japanese Garden in Clingendael Park.

May
1
Wed
Solo’s at the Sea @ beach club de fuut
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Solo's at the Sea @ Beach Club de Fuut | Den Haag | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

Solo’s @The Sea
Talented choreographers, dancers and actors will present a solo or monologue in ‘Solo’s @The Sea’. The Hague-based dance company De Dutch Don’t Dance Division (DeDDDD) is organising another edition of this mini festival at beach pavilion De Fuut from 1 to 31 May.

A dancer or actor must have a strong personality in order to perform a good solo. A performance on the beach means there is no backdrop apart from the ever changing view of the sea, sky and dunes.

The concept behind ‘Solo’s @The Sea’ was initiated by artistic leaders Thom Stuart and Rinus Sprong for the first time in 2008. It is now part of the annual programme of De Dutch Don’t Dance Division. Every solo piece is specially created for this location.

The audience will enjoy an ever-changing and intimate programme during a 3-course dinner. Thanks to the relaxed atmosphere at beach pavilion De Fuut, it will be a very ‘light’ performance. A bit of Dutch may be spoken.

More info
‘Solo’s @The Sea’ will be performed by De Dutch Don’t Dance Division from Wednesday, 1 May to Friday, 31 May at beach pavilion De Fuut on the Zuiderstrand (Strandslag 10) in The Hague. Take Tram 12 to the Markenseplein stop.

The evening starts at 18.30 hrs. Tickets cost € 42.50 including a 3-course dinner and can be reserved in advance by sending an email to info@defuut.nl.

More information about the beach restaurant at www.defuut.nl.

May
23
Thu
TONG TONG Fair @ malieveld
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TONG TONG Fair @ Malieveld | Den Haag | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

Visit the biggest Eurasian festival in the world and embrace music and dance from East and West. This year’s Tong Tong Fair will be held from 23 May to 2 June on the Malieveld. The event is a cultural festival, exhibition and food fest rolled into one.
The fair is held in an archipelago of tents and stands. One of the biggest attractions is the Tong Tong Festival, with hundreds of performances spread over 9 days. The daily entry ticket for the Tong Tong Fair also includes a theatre pass for the Tong Tong Festival.

Grand Pasar and Food Court
If you don’t have the time or money to travel all the way to Southeast Asia, come to the Tong Tong Fair in The Hague and imagine that you are in the East. The Tong Tong Fair comprises the immense Grand Pasar, the famous East-West exhibition with hundreds of stands offering Eastern merchandise and food.

Many of the exhibitors come all the way from Indonesia especially for the event; a growing number come from Vietnam and Malaysia. Equally famous is the Food Court with dozens of restaurants and ‘warungs’; it is one of the biggest of its kind in Europe.

Theatre programme
Tong Tong Fair
The international Tong Tong Festival takes place in 4 theatres on the fair site. The Tong Tong Podium is where the major music, dance and fashion artists perform. The intimate Tong-Tong-Theater presents lectures, interviews (mostly in Dutch, but increasingly in English too), acoustic and theatrical performances.

In the Bengkel (studio) you are welcome to participate in all kinds of workshops: in music, dance, art, cooking and lots more. The festival has had the pleasure of welcoming artists, writers, lecturers and master chefs from Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and the United States in recent years.

Festival information
The festival will be open daily from 23 May to 2 June from 11.00 to 22.00 hrs.

 

May
24
Fri
Dutch Brewery Days @ various places
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Dutch Brewery Days @ Various places

Dutch Brewery Days – 24, 25 & 26 May 2019
On 24, 25 and 26 of May hundreds of Dutch breweries open their doors for public. During these days brewers organize brewing demonstrations, beer tastings and presentations about their beers and the great variety of flavors that are brewed throughout the Netherlands. For more information and addresses click here.

54 breweries all over the country are taking part. On Friday 25 breweries are open, Saturday 45 and on Sunday 35. You can check it out here:

https://www.weekvanhetnederlandsebier.nl/nederlandse_brouwerijdagen

Open Doek Festival (Short Films) @ lantaren venster
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Open Doek Festival (Short Films) @ Lantaren Venster | Rotterdam | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

From 24 until 26 May the Rotterdams Open Doek Festival takes place. Three days filled a broad programme of short films.

About Open Doek

Rotterdams Open Doek is the place for Rotterdam short films. Only talent counts, there are no rules, no themes, no age limits and there’s no distinction between amatures and professionals. Discover new films by famous film makers and meet the stars of the future.

With dozens of premieres of national and international short films, an extensive masterclass program, talk shows, exhibitions, video installations and a bustling festival market the fourth edition of the Rotterdam Open Doek Film promises to be a spectacular festival! In addition to the award Best Short Film (season 2018-2019), this year there will also be an Audience Award and a Special Mention.

 

You can check the progamme here: http://www.rotterdamsopendoek.nl/

 

Rotterdam Architechture Month @ post office and other locations
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Rotterdam Architechture Month @ Post Office and other locations

FRI 24 MAY UNTIL SUN 16 JUNE – Rotterdam Architechture Months

Exhibitions, debates, rooftop parties, excursions and sleepovers at an architects’ place: in May/June Rotterdam is all about architecture. With a fully loaded programme, there’s not just fun activities for architects, but for everyone else as well!

THE FORMER POST OFFICE AT THE COOLSINGEL
Post podium buiten
During Rotterdam Architecture Month (RAM) the former post office at the Coolsingel transforms into the stage for Rotterdam architecture: POST Podium.

At POST Podium you will find an extensive architecture program for a whole month! There will be lectures, debates, movie nights and music. During the weekends, the post office can be visited free of charge and is also the information point for the many excursions and events that take place during the Rotterdam Architecture Month.

Rrrollend Leiden – Food Festival @ pieterskerkplein
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Rrrollend Leiden - Food Festival @ Pieterskerkplein | Den Haag | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

Rrrollend Leiden
Dozens of mobile kitchens will roll up on Leiden’s Pieterkerkplein. For 3 days you can enjoy trying exotic wraps, unusual grilled sandwiches, exclusive burgers, Dutch delicacies and much more.

In addition to the enormous open-air restaurant the event will be made even more colourful by an extensive musical line-up and extra entertainment for the kids. Rrrollend Food Truck Festivals are known for having no stages or sound amplification as well as for featuring one-of-a-kind musicians and acts.

Come and enjoy a drink, listen to the best singer-songwriters and try some of the newest culinary concoctions at one of the many hip kitchens.

More info

Friday, 24 May from 17.00 to 23.00 hrs.
Saturday, 25 May 12.00 to 23.00 hrs.

Sunday, 26 May 14.00 to 21.00 hrs.

Entrance is free of charge. The food trucks and bars work with PIN payments (no cash).

More information can be found on the Facebook page

Sniester Festival (Music, Theatre and Food) @ various locations
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Sniester Festival (Music, Theatre and Food) @ Various locations | Den Haag | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

The 3-day long Sniester festival takes place from 24 to 26 May around in 11 different locations in The Hague. The centre of the city’s music scene will be turned into a summer paradise for fantastic live music and theatre with 80 mind-blowing acts.

The word ‘sniester’ comes from the Middle Dutch word for explosives and organisers are using the warning texts on the packaging ‘Lay on the ground. Light Fire. Get ready!’ to introduce this summer festival. Sniester will be about an explosion of great vibes, enthusiasm, adventure and artistic expression.

Great music talent
Well-known international and home-grown talent as well as up-and-coming local talent will all feature on the indoor and outdoor stages.

In addition to loads of music the highly-accessible programme offers a wide spectrum of activities and shows, including exclusive solo performances in the Sniester bus and the pop-up gay café De Pink.

Sniester Junior
Children aged 4 to 12 years can enjoy the special Sniester Junior Sunday from 13.00 to 17.00 hrs. on Sunday, 26 May with a skelter race, tattoo shop, cooking class, a huge sand dune and loads of other activities. This day is free of charge.

More info
The 3-day festival takes place starting at 17.30 hrs. on Friday, 24 May and 14.00 hrs. on Saturday, 25 May in the Popdistrict in The Hague. Participating locations include Paard, Paardcafé, Bleyenberg, Het Magazijn, September, de Zwarte Ruiter, Rootz, Humanity House, de Gekke Geit, Grey Space Basement and café Zèta: de Slèta

A day ticket costs € 17.50 while an all-inclusive weekend pass costs € 27.50. Tickets can be purchased online at www.sniester.nl/tickets.

For more information about the programme go to www.sniester.nl.

May
25
Sat
909 Festival @ amsterdamse bos
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909 Festival @ Amsterdamse Bos | Amstelveen | Noord-Holland | Netherlands

The 909 Festival is all about sun and beats at the Amsterdamse Bos. Get set for a full day of the world’s best techno in this forested park in Amstelveen, just south of the capital.

The 909 Festival is the place to be for top tunes and cracking beats. This festival in the forest attracts big name Speedy J and Ame and so much more. From 11 – 23h

 

 

Amsterdam Pizza Festival @ rembrandtpark
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Amsterdam Pizza Festival @ Rembrandtpark

The most delicious festival in the Netherlands for the whole family! Imagine yourself in southern Europe and treat yourself to delicious pizzas and fine wines.

Come on 25 and 26 May and taste and experience the best of Italy in the Rembrandtpark in Amsterdam. Coziness with only top pizzerias. La Dolce Vita has never been so close!

Everyone loves pizza. Large, small, young and old!

That is why The Pizza Festival lets you enjoy the best pizzas this summer, such as: the classic pizza margarita, pizza frittata, pizza tartufo or a completely vegan pizza. Together with pizzerias, caterers, wine specialists and Italian beer brewers, The Pizza Festival ensures that you can eat your belly with your favorite food!

Which pizzeria’s are there?

Michel-Inn EAST
Pomorosso pizzeria.
Mangia Pizza
Pizzeria DOPE
Toni Loco
Fietseria
Wilde Westen Marnixstraat
S Lo Sbrano
Mangiamore
Want to try all the pizzerias? Check out the website and take a chance to win great prizes. In addition to fun activities for the whole family (bake your own pizza, workshops, ball pit, silent disco, games, etc.), it is also recommended to bring your dancing shoes; Dancing is done in the evening!

Come along for: pizza workshops by Fietseria (for children and adults), mini open air cinema, silent disco by Stille Disco and main stage by Radio De Koperen Hond.

The Amsterdam Pizza Festival is a pin-only event. This means that you can easily pay with your debit card anywhere.

Bauhaus Festival @ boijmans van beuningen
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Bauhaus Festival @ Boijmans van Beuningen

Museum Boijmans van Beuningen is organizing a closing weekend with a true Bauhaus festival full of music and performances. Piece by piece founded in the Bauhaus principles. This weekend is also your last chance to visit the museum before the large-scale renovation starts.

On Saturday evening you can dance at the Bauhausfest, where the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum is transformed into a festive gathering.
For the large-scale renovation, the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum unveils one more time with the exhibition “the netherlands ⇄ bauhaus – pioneers of a new world”. More than 800 works of art, furniture, ceramics, textiles, photos, typography and architecture give you insight into modern design from Germany and the Netherlands, from 1919 to 1968.

Closing weekend
Fr 24 to Sun 26 May
During the festive closing weekend, the museum is open on Friday and Sunday until 7 p.m., on Saturday evening there will be a true Bauhaus festival full of music and performances, you can follow a yoga class in the Bauhaus exhibition on Sunday morning and there are numerous other activities. All current exhibitions can be visited during this closing weekend.

Keep an eye on the museum’s website for more news about the program.

 

Bicycle Race: Ronde van Katendrecht @ katendrecht
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Bicycle Race: Ronde van Katendrecht @ Katendrecht | Rotterdam | South Holland | Netherlands

This cycling race has a real festival vibe. Register to participate or simply enjoy the bands, DJ’s and attractions surrounding the race.

Even if you’re not a fan of cycling, there’s still fun to be had at this festival! Live music, DJ’s, theater and kids’ attractions offer plenty to do for everyone.  Music performances will differ from Soul by Georgina Peach & the savoys to Jukebox  music by the Groovy Gents and make this a versatile day for everyone. Keep an eye on the festival website and facebook page for the latest updates.

It starts on Friday night.

Please find the programme here

And see the different races here

Bunker Open Day @ various places at the seaside
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Bunker Open Day @ Various Places at the seaside | Netherlands

The Hague is organising an open day for the city’s bunkers on Saturday, 25 May. Come and discover these fascinating concrete giants which are normally closed to the public. With 14 locations in The Hague.

The Hague and Scheveningen were literally turned into a fortress during the German occupation. The bunkers remain silent witnesses of this period. The construction of the Atlantic Wall coastal defence and fortification had other radical repercussions. Entire neighborhoods had to make way for an anti-tank ditch 8 km long and 300 meters wide. In addition 100,000 people were forced to leave their homes and find refuge elsewhere.

A day of activities
During the Bunker Open Day you will discover the stories of the German occupation and the destruction of The Hague and what it meant to live in a city at war.

Watch a re-enactment of the Able Compagnie or Company West, take a guided walking tour along the bunkers of the ‘Hauptkampflinie’ in Benoordenhout or visit Commandobunker V149 in the Belvédèrepark which will be excavated especially for this day.

More info
Bunker Day in The Hague is from 10.00 to 17.00 hrs. on Saturday, 25 May. An all-inclusive ticket costs € 6.00 for adults and € 3.00 for children 4 to 12 years old. Tickets can be purchased online until Monday, 20 May or at nearly every bunker on Bunker Open Day.

You are then entitled to the entrance to all the bunkers, guided tours and museums in the participating towns and cities along the North Sea coast.

More information is available at www.bunkerdag.nl.

Swan Market Schiedam @ stadspark de plantage
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Swan Market Schiedam @ Stadspark de Plantage | Den Haag | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

Swan Market is a lifestyle market where a very diverse creative offerings can be found.Fashion, jewelry, vintage, accessories, affordable art, etc. are well represented at Swan Market. Besides all the shop-fun you will be spoiled with fair-trade and live musical performances.

The coziness at Swan Market is created by the variety of visitors; a good mix of young and old, couples and families with children, it runs together and make fun with each other.

From 13 to 19 h on Saturday and Sunday in Stadspark Schiedam

 

Verborgen Tuinen – Hidden Gardens @ various places
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Verborgen Tuinen - Hidden Gardens @ Various Places  | Rotterdam | South Holland | Netherlands

Discover the city’s many lush green nooks and crannies during Hidden Gardens. Dozens of garden owners open their hidden outdoor paradise to the public for a whole weekend. Hidden Gardens is all about enjoying unexpected green oases, exchanging experiences, gaining garden inspiration and admiring outdoor sculpture. The gardens are scattered across the entire city: from Vreewijk to Prinsenland and from Delfshaven to Kralingen, all sorts of fun activities are planned in these hidden green spaces!

 

Saturday and Sunday from 10.30 to 17.00

 

Tickets are 5 Euro for the entire weekend and can be bought online https://www.verborgentuinen.nl/kaartverkoop/.

May
28
Tue
North Sea Regatta @ beach of scheveningen
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North Sea Regatta @ Beach of Scheveningen | The Hague | South Holland | Netherlands

North Sea Regatta
The annual North Sea Regatta kicks off on 28 May with the start of the Vuurschepenrace in the Scheveningen Harbour. During Whitsun Weekend (7-10 June), Scheveningen becomes the epicentre of Dutch competitive sailing.

The North Sea Regatta is The Hague’s annual sailing festival. Each year during Whitsun weekend (7 to 10 June), Scheveningen is transformed into the epicentre of Dutch competitive sailing. There will be all kinds of boats, with a total of around 2,000 sailors heading for the coast of The Hague.

The boating events
On Tuesday, 28 May the starting shot sounds for the 110-mile Vuurschepenrace from Scheveningen to Harwich, on the coast of England. Dozens of yachts will be battling the elements on the open sea. The traditional Vuurschepenrace is the first race of the North Sea Regatta.

Special for spectators
If you’d like to stake out a super spot to watch the races, why not get up and close on a powerboat? In addition to the prize ceremonies, there will be drinks, food and dancing in the evenings.

More information
For more information about the North Sea Regatta, visit nsr.nl.

May
30
Thu
Rrrollend The Hague – Food Festival @ lange voorhout
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Rrrollend The Hague - Food Festival @ Lange Voorhout | Den Haag | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

Rrrollend Den Haag
The Hague’s Lange Voorhout will be transformed into an open-air restaurant during another edition of Rrrollend Den Haag on Ascension Weekend, from Thursday 30 May to Sunday 2 June.

Dozens of mobile kitchens will roll up on The Hague’s most stately avenue. For 4 days you can enjoy trying exotic wraps, unusual grilled sandwiches, exclusive burgers, Dutch delicacies and much more.

In addition to the enormous open-air restaurant the event will be made even more colourful by an extensive musical line-up and extra entertainment for the kids. Rrrollend Food Truck Festivals are known for having no stages or sound amplification as well as for featuring one-of-a-kind musicians and acts.

Come and enjoy a drink, listen to the best singer-songwriters and try some of the newest culinary concoctions at one of the many hip kitchens.

More info
Rrrollend Den Haag takes place on the Lange Voorhout on:

Thursday, 30 May from 14 to 23h

Friday, 31 May from 14 to 23 hrs.
Saturday, 1 June from 14to 23 hrs.

Sunday, 2 June from 14 to 21 hrs.

Entrance is free of charge. The food trucks and bars work with PIN payments (no cash).

More information can be found on the Facebook page

May
31
Fri
Mals – Vegan Food and Music Festival @ heemraadsplein
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Mals - Vegan Food and Music Festival @ Heemraadsplein

Vegan food festival with exclusively vegan food trucks and market stalls, in addition to workshops and music performances.

This summer, the second edition of MALS – Vegan Food & Music Festival will take place in Heemraadsplein.
Browse through the market stalls and let your taste buds get acquainted with a variety of vegan delights. From vegan Asian to old-fashioned comfort food and roti: over 40 food trucks are ready to provide you with the tastiest snacks. Enjoy a variety of musical performances while enjoying delicious craft beers and natural wines, or participate in a workshop.

Keep an eye on the festival’s website for the latest news.

Rotterdam Rooftop Days (Rotterdamse Dakendagen) @ various rooftops
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Rotterdam Rooftop Days (Rotterdamse Dakendagen) @ Various Rooftops | Rotterdam | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

The Rotterdam Rooftop Days (Rotterdamse Dakendagen) offer a weekend-long access to the upper city. During these days you can visit twenty open rooftops and experience an extensive program of tours, concerts, art, nature and dinners at great height.

Visit one of the twenty open rooftops during the Rotterdam Rooftop Days.
Enjoy spectacular views and new perspectives in the upper city.
An extensive program of tours, concerts, nature and dinners.
During the festival, about twenty Rotterdam rooftops can be visited  with a Dakpas (rooftop pass for 8,50 Euro) Special events and (guided) tours complement this program. On the Friday, kick off with Knowledge Day; a program for professionals (such as city developers and architects) who (want to) make use of rooftops in an unprecedented way.

Tours
The right-under-your-roof tour takes you to the unknown spaces of Rotterdam (at a height, but not outside). With a ticket, explore the hidden areas between ceiling and roof of the Central Station, the Laurenskerk and the Markthal.

For those who love beautiful views and are entirely ok with heights, there is a special tour along the highest rooftops of the city. A perfect chance to take in the vistas and make panoramic snapshots.

Culture on rooftops, the specials
The ‘Iftar on the roof’ (the Ramadan meal after sunset) is very popular. During the Rooftop Days you can book a rooftop table and enjoy a program full of music, sunset and delicious food. Visitors who do not fast are also welcome to experience this.

In addition, the quintessential Rotterdam Square Cinema will be adorned with an annex on the sloping parking deck of the Bijenkorf. Here, during the festival, films will be shown in the open air where special cityscapes play a starring role.

Visit the Rotterdam Rooftop Days
During the Rotterdam Rooftop Days, the open roofs can only be visited with a rooftop pass, which is valid for one day (on Saturday or Sunday). Tickets for tours or specials do not require a rooftop pass, but with a pass you get a discount on tour tickets. Rooftop passes are on sale via the Rotterdam Rooftop Days website, starting from April onwards. Ticket sales for tours and specials start in May.

Here you can find the rooftops you can visit:https://rotterdamsedakendagen.nl/plattegrond/

Jun
1
Sat
Le Marie Marché, French Market @ het plein
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Le Marie Marché, French Market @ Het Plein | Den Haag | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

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

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 Saturday and Sunday on the Plein in The Hague.

More information can be found at www.lemariemarche.nl

Jun
7
Fri
Haagse Wereld Hapjes culinary festival @ lange voorhout
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Haagse Wereld Hapjes culinary festival @ Lange Voorhout | Den Haag | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

The Haagse Wereld Hapjes food festival takes place on the Lange Voorhout at Whitsun Weekend from Friday, 7 June to Monday, 10 June.  Some 25 local Hague restaurants will present their ethnic kitchens during the food festival.

WELCOME at the site of Haagse Wereld Hapjes, thanks for visiting us. The Hague has so many restaurants with cuisines from all over the world, that’s why we bring those cuisines together from 7 June till 10 June on the Lange Voorhout.

How much fun is it to have well known and lesser known kitchens in one place to discover and taste their delicious food?

Friday the 7th of June the third edition of the festival Haagse Wereld Hapjes will start! For three days, enjoy all the delights and good music.

The festival for everyone! For young and old.

Whether you want a fun night out? To have a extraordinary lunch, or an afternoon to enjoy with the kids? Haagse Wereld Hapjes is the place to be.

In the afternoons there are activities for kids, the restaurants will have special menus prepared.

Friday, 7 June from 16.00 to midnight

Saturday, 8 June from 12.00 to midnight
Sunday, 9 June from 13.00 to midnight
Monday, 10 June from 13.00 to 23.00 hrs.

Entrance to the food festival is free of charge. You can pay for the food and drinks with tokens.

More information about the food festival can be found at www.haagsewereldhapjes.nl.

Jazz in Duketown – Jazzfestival @ center of den bosch
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Jazz in Duketown - Jazzfestival @ Center of Den Bosch  | 's Hertogenbosch | North Brabant | Netherlands

Jazz in Duketown in Den Bosch

A real tip, see another town, namely Den Bosch and enjoy a free Jazz festival at the same time. From Friday to Monday throughout the picturesque center of Den Bosch.
There is something for all: saxophones, jazz orchestra, Cuban rhythms and so much more…. you can walk from one stage to the other.

Rrrollend Rotterdam – Food Festival @ museumpark
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Rrrollend Rotterdam - Food Festival @ Museumpark | Rotterdam | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands
  1. Rrrollend means food, drinks and fun. Enjoy the diversity of performances by local heroes, try the best special beers and enjoy the food of your choice.

In short, lots of fun to be had at Rrrollend Rotterdam! Noordplein!

Times:

Friday from 17: 00 to 23: 00,
Saturday, from 14: 00 to 23: 00

Sunday, from 14:00 to 23:00

Monday from 12: 00 to 21: 00

It is a cashless event. You can pay with your pincard only!

 

Utrecht Gin Festival @ prison wolvenplein
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Utrecht Gin Festival @ Prison Wolvenplein

This year for the 3rd time the Gin Festival will take place in Utrecht. On Friday 7 and Saturday 8 June prison Wolvenplein will be transformed into the Gin-temple of Utrecht. More than 100 great brands from home and abroad come together to present themselves. It can be tasted, that is included in the entrance price, different masterclasses are followed, but above all you can enjoy an ice-cold Gin-Tonic with good company!

Jun
15
Sat
Architecture Day – Rotterdam @ various places
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Architecture Day - Rotterdam @ Various Places  | Rotterdam | South Holland | Netherlands

Day of Architecture 2019

The Dag van de Architectuur (Day of Architecture, aka Open House Rotterdam) grants access to the extraordinary and influential buildings of Rotterdam that are not usually open to the public.

Peek into the neighbors’, climb to great heights in skyscrapers to admire the phenomonal views and have a look (and a bite) at extraordinary locations!
Behind closed doors
Last year during the Dag van de Architectuur the focus lied on two of Rotterdam’s former harbour areas: the Maritime District and the Wilhelminapier. What this year’s programme will be like hasn’t been announced yet.

For some buildings you need to reserve your space. So please check here and put your name down.

Jun
22
Sat
Gin Festival Rotterdam @ cruise terminal
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Gin Festival Rotterdam @ Cruise Terminal | Rotterdam | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

On Saturday, June 22, the Cruise Terminal Rotterdam will be converted into Gin-Tempel for the second time. Hundreds of great brands from home and abroad come together here to present themselves. And with loads of brands from around Rotterdam, as this is kind of the beating heart of the Dutch distilling world! The spirits can be tasted, which is included in the admission price, listen to speakers from different countries and you can enjoy the great view while enjoying an ice-cold Gin-Tonic!

Jun
29
Sat
Confetti Festival @ keilecafe
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Confetti Festival @ Keilecafe

Enjoy the sun, skyline, and varied line-up: house, hip hop, r&b, eclectic

From 13-23h.

Eindhoven Gin Festival @ the klokgebouw
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Eindhoven Gin Festival @ The Klokgebouw

The first Gin Festival Eindhoven will take place on Saturday 29 June! Let the real Brabant word jokes come, we make sure that you can taste hundreds of gins, tonics, genevers and much more that day. There are seminars, speakers from home and abroad, various tastings, good food, but especially the tastiest gin and tonics to enjoy with your friends!

Jul
6
Sat
Le Marie Marché, French Market @ het plein
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Le Marie Marché, French Market @ Het Plein | Den Haag | Zuid-Holland | Netherlands

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

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 Saturday and Sunday on the Plein in The Hague.

More information can be found at www.lemariemarche.nl