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French Days at Castle Groeneveld

French Days at Castle Groeneveld

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The French Days (28 & 29 May) at Castle Groeneveld in Baarn are all about experiencing French culture. Be inspired by live musical performances, food, tailor-made holidays, current housing market in popular areas, workshops, seminars and much more.

Tong Tong Fair: A visit to Asia & the Pacific without the jetlag

Tong Tong Fair: A visit to Asia & the Pacific without the jetlag

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The Tong Tong Fair in The Hague is the biggest Eurasian fair in the world. The event is a sensory-stimulating blend of cultural festival, exhibition and food fest rolled into one. The 58th edition will run from 28 May to 5 June 2016.

Operadagen Rotterdam

Operadagen Rotterdam

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The central theme for the 11th edition of Operadagen Rotterdam taking place from 20 to 29 May is ‘New Ways’. In addition to the last three themes - Liberty, Equality and Fraternity – the new festival focuses on the people behind these ideals.

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag: House of Piet Mondrian

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag: House of Piet Mondrian

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Get to know the Dutch through their master artists like Piet Mondrian at the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag. The museum now offers a series of tours taking you along his road to abstraction and highlighting the international aspects of his work and ideas.

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.

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.

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.

The Expatriate Archive Centre: a second home for expats

The Expatriate Archive Centre: a second home for expats

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The Expatriate Archive Centre in The Hague has been collecting expat experiences from all over the world since 2006. In the last 18 months the collection has almost doubled.

Maastricht's world class showcase for art and antiques

Maastricht's world class showcase for art and antiques

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The Antiques Diva tells us what Netherlands-based Tefaf is about—and why any serious antiques collector shouldn’t miss this leading European fine arts fair, which runs from 13 - 22 March.

The secrets behind the Maastricht carnival

The secrets behind the Maastricht carnival

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Hennie Reuvers finds out what lies behind the elaborate costumes and accent on humour specific to this city festival.

Ripe times for antiques bargain hunters

Ripe times for antiques bargain hunters

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In the past few decades, antiques have fallen out of favour with the fashion-forward Lowlanders, but one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, writes the Antiques Diva.

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