Travelers arriving in the Netherlands will once again be treated to the sight of great Dutch artworks when they come to pick up their suitcase at the baggage reclaim. Both carousel 10 in Baggage Hall 2 and carousel 16 in Baggage Hall 3 have been adorned with Rijksmuseum art. Continue reading Travelers Arriving in the Netherlands Will Once Again be Treated to the Sight of Great Dutch Artworks
Until July 19 in the museum is a thematic week. Visitors are introduced to the art of the Netherlands. So, on the screens in the halls broadcast the Holland-dedicated issues of the author’s program of Mikhail Piotrovsky.
July 16 at 14:00 the Hermitage staff – the doctor of cultural studies Irina Sokolova – during a live broadcast in the museum group “VKontakte” will tell about Rembrandt and other masters – his compatriots.
On July 18, the Scientific and Educational Department of the site at 19:00 will hold a conversation about the Dutch at the exposition. It will be repeated on July 27. Also, the organizers promise to post a lot of interesting information in social networks. Read More via Kudago.
Inspired by Balenciaga and often compared to brands like Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood, the Dutch fashion label Viktor&Rolf is celebrating its 25th anniversary year with the release of a massive new coffee-table book, Viktor&Rolf: Cover Cover. Continue reading The Designers Known for Clothes That Look Like Art
Canal jumping or “fierljeppen” is actually a competitive sport in the Netherlands. The sport is a bit like pole vaulting, and entails swinging over a canal on a super tall pole and guiding it over to the other side. Continue reading Canal Jumping Is One Of The Netherlands’ Oldest Pastimes
The city of Den Helder in The Netherlands will soon be home to an enormous, publicly accessible seesaw. Continue reading Giant Dutch ‘Seasaw’ Creates New Symbol for UNESCO World Heritage Site
Shortly before she and her family went into hiding, Anne Frank gave some of her toys to a friend for safekeeping — a tin of marbles, a tea set and a book.
Now, some 70 years later, Frank’s colorful marbles have been rediscovered and will go on display for the first time at a World War II exhibition in Rotterdam. FULL STORY Continue reading Anne Frank’s Marbles to Go on Display in Rotterdam
Tallying up data from 125 countries around the world, the Oxfam report reveals some surprising findings about which countries make for the best eating. Atop the list proudly sits the Netherlands. France and Switzerland tie for second place, but the United States doesn’t even make the top 20.
The report looks not only at food security and access to calories, but includes metrics like the cost of food, the nutritional quality of food, access to safe drinking water, and unhealthy eating habits. FULL STORY Continue reading And the Best Place in the World to Eat is…