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13 weird laws from around the world

13 weird laws from around the world

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From insinuating that someone is Swedish in Belgium to herders in South Africa having the right of way if they’re tending to specific animals, here are some of the weirdest laws in the world. [Contributed by Nestpick]

CinemAsia Film Festival  2016

CinemAsia Film Festival 2016

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The 9th edition of the CinemAsia film festival will take place from 1 – 6 March at Kriterion and Rialto in Amsterdam. CinemAsia is dedicated to broadening the horizons of the Dutch public and film industry in regards to contemporary Asian cinema.

A guide to celebrating carnival in the Netherlands 2016

A guide to celebrating carnival in the Netherlands 2016

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Watch the Dutch burst into colour and frivolity as carnival season is celebrated in cities all over the Netherlands. Find out the top Dutch carnival events in 2016.

Holland Dance Festival

Holland Dance Festival

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From 28 January to 20 February 2016 The Hague, the city of dance and home base for the Holland Dance Festival, will focus on international dance. Approximately 50 productions from 8 different countries will be performed over the course of 3 weeks.

Blues Festival Delft

Blues Festival Delft

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From 12 February through 14 February, the blues will once again reign in Delft during De Koninck Blues Festival Delft. With over 70 performances in 33 participating cafes, the festival is sure to deliver the best intimate blues performances.

Top 10 festivals in the Netherlands

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Watch the Netherlands burst into colour in this array of top 10 Dutch festivals that celebrate everything from flowers to fireworks.

International Film Festival Rotterdam

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International Film Festival Rotterdam has built an international reputation for presenting quality independent films. From 27 January to 7 February, visitors find their way to cinemas around the city centre to watch one or more of about 470 films.

"David Bowie is" at Groninger Museum

"David Bowie is" at Groninger Museum

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"David Bowie is", running at the Groninger Museum from 11 December to 13 March, is the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie – one of the most pioneering and influential performers of modern times.

Get to know the Dutch through their great artists at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

Get to know the Dutch through their great artists at Gemeentemuseum Den Haa...

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The Netherlands is home to many pioneering international artists. View their works and gain unique insight into Dutch culture. [Contributed by Gemeentemuseum]

Ode to Dutch Fashion

Ode to Dutch Fashion

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Names like Viktor & Rolf, Iris van Herpen and Jan Taminiau have placed the Netherlands firmly on the map as a country of idiosyncratic fashion talent. These and other Dutch designers attract international praise. High time for an Ode to Dutch Fashion

Walking in the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh

Walking in the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh

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This year has been dedicated to the famous Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh, celebrating 125 years of inspiration since his death.

The Holland Handbook: A dose of Dutch culture

The Holland Handbook: A dose of Dutch culture

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Immerse yourself in all aspects of Dutch culture with this brief overview of the many festivals, monuments, exhibits, and museums that showcase culture in the Netherlands.

The Culture Trip: The renovated Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

The Culture Trip: The renovated Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

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Jacobien Breukink analyses the renovated Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam to see if it maintains its title as one of Amsterdam's best museums.

The Culture Trip: The artistic soul of Maastricht

The Culture Trip: The artistic soul of Maastricht

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Besides being the sunniest city in the Netherlands, Claudia Costa discovers Maastricht is an uniquely cultural metropolis hosting many artistic events.

What's up with Amsterdam: Art film cinemas

What's up with Amsterdam: Art film cinemas

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With Amsterdam's quirky range of art film cinemas, you'll find classics, documentaries, short films, animations, independent films, and world cinema to choose from on a rainy day.

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