The theme of the Dutch Design Month 2019 will be Creating a better world. This year the 4th Dutch Design Month will take place from december 1st till december 22nd. Go to www.dutchdesignmonth.com/inschrijven or use this registration form to register!
On Friday, March 22, the Rotterdam based Aquarius Foundation is organizing for the 11th year the Dutch World Water Day with support of the annual Rotterdam Swim! This year the following five rivers will be cleaned from the city hall of Leiden to the city hall of Rotterdam over a distance
Today NPO 2 will show at 9:05 PM the documentary Suspicious. In this doc Dutch people will tell about their bizarre and disconcerting experiences with the police, where their skin color makes them suspect. Don’t miss it!
Antonius Johannes Geesink (6 April 1934 – 27 August 2010)was a Dutch judoka. At december, 4th 1961 he was the first non-Japanese judoka to win gold at the World Judo Championship. He became also Olympic Champion at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Japan.
On December 3rd 1984, 34 years ago Surinamese politician Somohardjo and Rob Wormer (chairman of the pro-Bouterse organisation Unie voor Volksdemocratie) were invited to the TV talk show of Karel van de Graaf. The discussion during the live broadcast ends up in a fight between Somohardjo and Evert Tjon (also known
At December 5th 1957 Indonesia declared the Dutch dangerous and urged them to leave the country. The day itself got the nickname Black Sinterklaas as Indonesia decided this at the traditional Dutch Sinterklaasfeest.
Dutch singer and actor Ramses Shaffy (29 August 1933 – 1 December 2009) died 9 years ago. He was very popular during the 60s. His most famous songs include “Zing, Vecht, Huil, Bid, Lach, Werk en Bewonder”, “We Zullen Doorgaan”, “Pastorale”, “Sammy” and “Laat Me”. He frequently collaborated with Dutch singer Liesbeth
Exactly two years ago VOX.com shared a video in which they tried to explain why blackface is still part of Dutch Holidays in the 21st century. Let’s watch it together because I think that they did a great job.
November 30, 1992 A passenger train from Amsterdam to Vlissing derailed at 7.15 in the morning near Hoofddorp. Five people were killed and 33 were injured in the accident. Two days earlier an international train from Amsterdam to Paris derailed at nearly the same location.