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Jan
30
Thu
Exhibition: Volta at Electriciteitsfabriek @ Electriciteitsfabriek
Jan 30 – Mar 22 all-day

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor volta den haagThis winter, the artist Oscar Peters is showing a vibrant world in the Electriciteitsfabriek in which popular entertainment and macabre spectacles are celebrated. Peters shows 2 large kinetic installations in the more than 4000 m2 industrial factory. During the exhibition, the artist continues working in a temporary workplace where he creates new works of art that are integrated into the installations.

Nest and the Electriciteitsfabriek work together on large-scale solo presentations by kinetic artists.

Opening: Thursday January 30, 19:00 – 22:00

Openingshours exhibition:
31 Jan – 22 Mar 2020
Friday: 16.00 – 20.00 hrs
Sat and Sun: 12.00 – 17.00 hrs

Combi-ticket Nest & EF:
Regularr: €8,00
Reduced (student, museumjaarkaart, CJP): €5,00
Kids <12: €2,00
ICOM, Ooievaarspas: Free

Application OPEN CALL

Want to see your artwork on the 130 m long rollercoaster ‘The Savage’? Apply with a proposal and send it at info@nestruimte.nl stating ‘Open Call’ or bring a (sketch of your) work to the factory to discuss it with Oscar Peters.

A few practical details: the art work should have maximum weight of 10 kilo and needs to fit within an imaginable cube of 50x50x70 cm. Come and join the opening of VOLTA to experience the first works of art on the rollercoaster.

Feb
20
Thu
Challenge Cup figure skating event @ De Uithof
Feb 20 – Feb 23 all-day

The country’s top figure skaters will make their way to the ice rink in De Uithof when The Hague hosts the Challenge Cup from 20 to 23 February.

Top skaters from all over the Netherlands will come to The Hague to show off their talent and compete for national skating titles. With competitions in single and pair figure skating as well as ice dancing.

The Challenge Cup is a competition for talent ranging from young, upcoming talent to seniors to get the chance to measure themselves against their peers.

Ticket information
Events take place throughout the day from Thursday, 20 February to Sunday, 23 February in De Uithof (Jaap Edenweg 10) in The Hague.

Tickets can be purchased at the sales counter in De Uithof during the event. A day pass for adults costs € 6.50 and an all-inclusive pass costs € 15.00. Children under 12 years are free of charge. You can also order the tickets online through the Ticketshop(externe link).

Check the website www.schaatsen.nl for competition information, results and practical information.

Feb
22
Sat
Carnival in Delft @ Centre of Delft
Feb 22 all-day

On Saturday 22 there will be a big carnaval procession in the center of Delft.

The procession starts at 13.00h.

Start: Curacaostraat (in front of  Van de Lee) – crossing to Insulindeweg – Bonairestraat – St. Maartenstraat – left Oostsingel –  Koepoortbrug – straight ahead Markt – Oranjeplantage – Zuiderstraat – Kruisstraat – Beestenmarkt- Burgwal – Oude Langedijk – Markt end of procession.

There will be a big carnivals party on the Markt in Delft, surrounding cafe’s are joining in.

 

Carnival will of course last longer than just the parade, the pubs and cafes are the stage for the real party until Monday 24th. 

Chocolate Festival @ Beurs van Berlage
Feb 22 – Feb 23 all-day

Can you imagine a world without chocolate? No? But will it always be available and what are the challenges the makers face today? And did you know, just like wine, the taste of your chocolate varies depending on where the cocoa comes from? You can learn about all of this at Chocolate Festival. Chocoa Festival is the place where you learn the process from bean to bar, discover the wide variety of flavours in good cocoa and better chocolate, taste many food pairings while being guided by your favourite chocolate makers.

A two day Chocolate Festival in the heart of Amsterdam! Tasting, enjoying and discovering new flavours with wine, coffee and craft beer at the more than 85 stands. Take a journey through the cocoa chain and learn how chocolate is being made from bean to bar. A full day programme of tastings and presentations given by experts.

Huishoudsbeurs – Homemakers’ Fair @ RAI Amsterdam
Feb 22 – Mar 1 all-day

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor huishoudbeurs 2020

Amsterdam RAI hosts the Homemakers’ Fair every February. With hundreds of exhibitors lining up to show off the latest products on the market, this annual event is a household, shopping and life style feast!

Huishoudbeurs Amsterdam
Having sprung into life in 1950 as an opportunity to sell various homewares to Dutch house wives, the modern-day version of the Homemakers’ Fair has thankfully diversified beyond vacuum cleaners and kitchen aids. These days, fashion, beauty, food and drink and entertainment all play leading roles at this huge event.

Krokus Kabaal children’s theatre festival @ Various Locations
Feb 22 – Feb 28 all-day

Krokus Kabaal children’s theatre festival
Children in The Hague can enjoy the Krokus Kabaal theatre and art festival during their Spring break from Saturday, 22 to Friday, 28 of February.   Upbeat, accessible, interactive, diverse and cool performances, films and activities for children of all backgrounds.

Children 12 years and younger can attend performances and take part in all kinds of activities such as music, dance, felt making, film and games at 10 different locations. 

Each location will offer something fun to do with a lunch, songs, a concert, dancing and plenty of surprise performances.

More info
The Krokus Kabaal festival takes place from Saturday, 22 to Friday 28 of February at the following locations: Laaktheater, Theater De Vaillant, Theater De Nieuwe Regentes, Diamant Theater, Theater Dakota,  Leidschenveen/Ypenburg library and Muzee Scheveningen.

All performances, films and activities cost € 3.00 unless stated otherwise. The programme in the libraries is free.

For tickets and more information go to krokuskabaal.nl.

Mar
7
Sat
LatinXpress (A bachata and salsa party) @ Grounds
Mar 7 @ 22:00 – Mar 8 @ 03:30

 
Every first Saturday of the month…..LatinXpress it is!
We start at 22.00h with a great line up.

Salsa room with DJ’s Donnie & Rojo
Bachata room with  DJ’s El Ché & Brian K
Catering: Huize Wekker (Surinam food)
Entree: € 10.-
Locatie: Grounds, Pieter de Hoochweg 125, Rotterdam
Parking freee after 18.00h

Mar
14
Sat
Biggest Flea Market @ IJ Hallen
Mar 14 – Mar 15 all-day

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor ijhallenGreat 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. 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.

Mar
15
Sun
Biggest Flea Market @ IJ Hallen
Mar 15 – Mar 16 all-day

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor ijhallenGreat 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. 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.

Mar
20
Fri
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

Apr
4
Sat
LatinXpress (A bachata and salsa party) @ Grounds
Apr 4 @ 22:00 – Apr 5 @ 03:30

 
Every first Saturday of the month…..LatinXpress it is!
We start at 22.00h with a great line up.

Salsa room with DJ’s Donnie & Rojo
Bachata room with  DJ’s El Ché & Brian K
Catering: Huize Wekker (Surinam food)
Entree: € 10.-
Locatie: Grounds, Pieter de Hoochweg 125, Rotterdam
Parking freee after 18.00h

Apr
18
Sat
Gin& Rum Festival @ Grote Kerk
Apr 18 all-day

On Saturday, April 18, the Grote Kerk in The Hague will be converted into Gin&Rum Tempel  Hundreds of great brands from home and abroad come together here to present themselves. And with loads of brands from around the area , 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 your drink!

It is also possible to reserve workshops, check it out here

May
2
Sat
LatinXpress (A bachata and salsa party) @ Grounds
May 2 @ 22:00 – May 3 @ 03:30

 
Every first Saturday of the month…..LatinXpress it is!
We start at 22.00h with a great line up.

Salsa room with DJ’s Donnie & Rojo
Bachata room with  DJ’s El Ché & Brian K
Catering: Huize Wekker (Surinam food)
Entree: € 10.-
Locatie: Grounds, Pieter de Hoochweg 125, Rotterdam
Parking freee after 18.00h

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
LatinXpress (A bachata and salsa party) @ Grounds
Jun 6 @ 22:00 – Jun 7 @ 03:30

 
Every first Saturday of the month…..LatinXpress it is!
We start at 22.00h with a great line up.

Salsa room with DJ’s Donnie & Rojo
Bachata room with  DJ’s El Ché & Brian K
Catering: Huize Wekker (Surinam food)
Entree: € 10.-
Locatie: Grounds, Pieter de Hoochweg 125, Rotterdam
Parking freee after 18.00h

Jun
18
Thu
CHIO – Equestrian Event @ Kralingse Bos
Jun 18 – Jun 21 all-day

At the 72ndh CHIO Rotterdam the very best international riders and horses in the world will compete in the FEI Nations Cup Jumping and Dressage classes and the Longines Grand Prix Port of Rotterdam. From June 21 until June 25 in the beautiful Kralingse Bos many chef d’equipes select the teams that will represent their countries at European Championships in August 2018. With a long history going back to 1948, CHIO Rotterdam is the eldest international sport event in Rotterdam and the only 5* equestrian event in the Netherlands. The FEI selected CHIO Rotterdam as the organiser for the FEI European Championships Jumping, Dressage and Para -Dressage 2019.

Besides exciting equestrian sport, the CHIO Rotterdam presents four days of networking, fun for kids, shows, the Stroodorp and excellent hospitality. There is something for everybody!

Jul
4
Sat
Palmundo Festival Outdoor @ Scheveningen Beach
Jul 4 all-day
Afbeeldingsresultaat voor palmundo 2020"The biggest Latin and Caribbean festival in Europe, Pal Mundo Outdoor, comes to Scheveningen Beach. On July 4th we welcome the best (inter)national artists, the tastiest food and the most beautiful crowd to transform the beach  into an even bigger Caribbean Latin paradise.

Line-up
On Saturday the 4th of July 2020, the second edition of Festival Pal Mundo Outdoor will take place. We have invited some of the biggest international Latin & Caribbean acts to make Pal Mundo Outdoor a day to remember. Check out all info about our artists here.

LatinXpress (A bachata and salsa party) @ Grounds
Jul 4 @ 22:00 – Jul 5 @ 03:30

 
Every first Saturday of the month…..LatinXpress it is!
We start at 22.00h with a great line up.

Salsa room with DJ’s Donnie & Rojo
Bachata room with  DJ’s El Ché & Brian K
Catering: Huize Wekker (Surinam food)
Entree: € 10.-
Locatie: Grounds, Pieter de Hoochweg 125, Rotterdam
Parking freee after 18.00h

Aug
8
Sat
LatinXpress (A bachata and salsa party) @ Grounds
Aug 8 @ 22:00 – Aug 9 @ 03:30

 
Every first Saturday of the month…..LatinXpress it is!
We start at 22.00h with a great line up.

Salsa room with DJ’s Donnie & Rojo
Bachata room with  DJ’s El Ché & Brian K
Catering: Huize Wekker (Surinam food)
Entree: € 10.-
Locatie: Grounds, Pieter de Hoochweg 125, Rotterdam
Parking freee after 18.00h

Aug
28
Fri
Mono Japan Craft and Design Fair @ NDSM Loods
Aug 28 – Aug 30 all-day

 MONO JAPAN is a celebration of contemporary Japanese craft and design. It is an event and a platform devoted to sophisticated beauty grounded in tradition, enriched with contemporary thinking, and refined to perfection with uncompromising skills. MONO JAPAN represents design that defies the gravity of the mundane and brings joy to the simplest rituals of every day.

Once a year, MONO JAPAN presents a carefully curated selection of exceptional Japanese products and introduces its makers to the European audience. It initiates and facilitates collaboration between Japanese and European artists and designers. The yearly event created in collaboration with and staged at the Lloyd Hotel Amsterdam, includes presentations, workshops and exhibitions as well as a public and B2B product fair.

The 5th edition will be at the new location NDSM-LOODS, we’ll celebrate our 5th anniversary from 28 to 30 August 2020!

Sep
5
Sat
LatinXpress (A bachata and salsa party) @ Grounds
Sep 5 @ 22:00 – Sep 6 @ 03:30

 
Every first Saturday of the month…..LatinXpress it is!
We start at 22.00h with a great line up.

Salsa room with DJ’s Donnie & Rojo
Bachata room with  DJ’s El Ché & Brian K
Catering: Huize Wekker (Surinam food)
Entree: € 10.-
Locatie: Grounds, Pieter de Hoochweg 125, Rotterdam
Parking freee after 18.00h

Oct
3
Sat
LatinXpress (A bachata and salsa party) @ Grounds
Oct 3 @ 22:00 – Oct 4 @ 03:30

 
Every first Saturday of the month…..LatinXpress it is!
We start at 22.00h with a great line up.

Salsa room with DJ’s Donnie & Rojo
Bachata room with  DJ’s El Ché & Brian K
Catering: Huize Wekker (Surinam food)
Entree: € 10.-
Locatie: Grounds, Pieter de Hoochweg 125, Rotterdam
Parking freee after 18.00h

Nov
7
Sat
LatinXpress (A bachata and salsa party) @ Grounds
Nov 7 @ 22:00 – Nov 8 @ 03:30

 
Every first Saturday of the month…..LatinXpress it is!
We start at 22.00h with a great line up.

Salsa room with DJ’s Donnie & Rojo
Bachata room with  DJ’s El Ché & Brian K
Catering: Huize Wekker (Surinam food)
Entree: € 10.-
Locatie: Grounds, Pieter de Hoochweg 125, Rotterdam
Parking freee after 18.00h