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Guide To All Things Holland, The Original Cool

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Entertainment, travel, Video | 1 comment

Guide To All Things Holland, The Original Cool

2014 is shaping up to be another big year for the Netherlands. With not-to-miss events like the very first King’s Day in April and the reopening of the renowned Mauritshuis in The Hague this June, there’s never been a better time to visit Holland. Holland is famous for Windmills, Canals, Picturesque little townhouses and streets lined with cheese. But Holland is also know for many other things, many of the things Americans appreciate and enjoy – artisanal foods, biking, cutting edge art and design, an open and progressive culture...

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Five Dutch artists you should know

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in Entertainment, photos, to do | 10 comments

Five Dutch artists you should know

If you thought cheese, tulips, stroopwafels and Heineken were the greatest Dutch contributions to humanity, then think again. The Netherlands also plays a big role in the history of art, introducing to the world names that have influenced many generations; artists who revolutionised not only the use of color, the intensity of brush strokes and views on perspective, but changed and challenged the mentality of the societies they lived in. Here I gather five names from the Dutch art history you should know and where, in the Netherlands, you will...

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Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann Have Girls Day Out in Amsterdam

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in Entertainment | 0 comments

Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann Have Girls Day Out in Amsterdam

Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann are in Amsterdam to promote their new comedy movie, The Other Woman, and tonight they will attend the movie’s premiere at Tuschinski theater. Kate shared a photo via Instagram this afternoon where the three girls were seen in a boat on the Amsterdam canals enjoying the great weather. The movie will be in theaters on April 25, but can be seen in Amsterdam tonight. In the comedy Carly (Cameron Diaz) discovers that her boyfriend Mark (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) is married. When she accidentally meets...

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President Obama visits Rijksmuseum

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in Entertainment, photos | 0 comments

President Obama visits Rijksmuseum

On the occasion of his official visit to the Netherlands for the Nuclear Security Summit on 24 and 25 March, President Obama of the United States visited the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam today, the first ever visit by a serving US President to the museum. He is pictured here with the museum’s General Director, Wim Pijbes, in the Gallery of Honour in front of Rembrandt’s celebrated painting, ‘The Night Watch’, one of the greatest treasures of the collection. Wim Pijbes has given the President a tour in the Gallery of Honour, where world-famous...

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The Netherlands among top 5 happiest countries in the world

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014 in Entertainment | 0 comments

The Netherlands among top 5 happiest countries in the world

The Netherlands ranks among the top 5 happiest countries in the world. Dutch people enjoy a robust combination of higher life expectancy, gross domestic product per capita, social support, generosity, freedom to make life choices and lower perceptions of corruption. The Netherlands came in fourth place as the happiest country in the world in the 2013 happiness report and one of the happiest places in the Netherlands must surely be the Keukenhof gardens, according to CNN. The tulip — the happiest and most iconic of Dutch flowers —...

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Heineken House Returns to 2014 Ultra Music Festival in Miami

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014 in Entertainment | 0 comments

Heineken House Returns to 2014 Ultra Music Festival in Miami

Heineken®, the official malt beverage of ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL, March 28-30 at Bayfront Park in Miami, will again offer the Heineken House for consumers, ages 21 and over, during the festival. The Heineken House will feature DJ performances and premium views of the Worldwide Stage, along with unique photo opportunities, dancers and ice cold Heineken, of course. New to the Heineken House this year, two elevated viewing platforms will be integrated into the Worldwide Stage, providing guests premium views. Then, in a first for ULTRA, the...

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Rotterdam International Art Fair to feature talented artists from around the world

Posted by on Mar 20, 2014 in Entertainment, Events | 0 comments

Rotterdam International Art Fair to feature talented artists from around the world

Rotterdam, designated Cultural Capital of Europe, is preparing to welcome talented artists from around the world when it hosts the Rotterdam International Art Fair, a first by the reputable Global Art Agency. This two day art extravaganza, which takes place 12th to 13th September 2014, is a showcase of modern and contemporary art in the beautiful setting of the city’s only remnant of the medieval “De Laurenskerk”. Are you an Art Collector, or have you ever dreamt of owning your own enviable art collection? Or, maybe you’re just...

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Beyonce and Jay-Z go sightseeing in Amsterdam

Posted by on Mar 20, 2014 in Entertainment | 0 comments

Beyonce and Jay-Z go sightseeing in Amsterdam

Beyonce and her husband Jay-Z took some time before the concert to go sightseeing in Amsterdam today, where they visited the Anne Frank House. Beyonce is in Amsterdam for two sell-out shows at the Ziggo Dome, as part of the Mrs. Carter World Tour 2014. American singer Beyoncé and rapper & producer Jay-Z spend more than an hour at the Anne Frank House and were very impressed by their visit to the hiding place of Anne Frank, according to the Anne Frank House. A visit from Justin Bieber last year to the Anne Frank House caused outrage, when...

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Beyonce in Amsterdam for her Mrs. Carter Show

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in Entertainment | 1 comment

Beyonce in Amsterdam for her Mrs. Carter Show

Superstar Beyoncé is in Amsterdam for the start of two sell-out shows, as part of the Mrs. Carter World Tour 2014. Beyonce performed at the brand new Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, leaving the audience “hot and breathless”. Warmed up by the support act French DJ Monsieur Adi, Beyonce appeared twenty minutes later than planned before gracing the crowd with her almighty presence. It was a special night to see the songstress as she performed songs from her new album – Beyonce – for the first time ever. Wearing a sexy red sequin...

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Keukenhof: a paragon of beauty for 65 years

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014 in Entertainment, Events | 0 comments

Keukenhof: a paragon of beauty for 65 years

On 20 March 2014, Keukenhof will be opening its gates for the 65th time. When it closes eight weeks later, some 800,000 visitors from across the world will have visited the international flower exhibition. As such, Keukenhof makes a significant contribution to tourism in the Netherlands. Keukenhof now has a hundred flower bulb growers supplying bulbs to the park and five hundred flower growers participating in the flower shows. Nearly fifty million people have visited the park since it first opened. Mission Keukenhof’s mission, now and...

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Discoveries and fresh-to-the-market objects dominate TEFAF 2014

Posted by on Mar 14, 2014 in Entertainment, Events | 0 comments

Discoveries and fresh-to-the-market objects dominate TEFAF 2014

Opening on Friday March 14, TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s greatest art and antiques fair, will showcase the best works of art from 7.000 years of history currently on the market. TEFAF 2014 challenges the widely held assumption that supply is drying up and that there are a very limited number of truly important objects left for dealers and, therefore, collectors to chase after. The Fair is full of fabulous objects of astonishing quality some of which are discoveries, others have never previously been on the market and many of which are made...

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Rotterdam Museum Night electrifies enormous crowd with Art and Entertainment

Posted by on Mar 9, 2014 in Entertainment, photos | 0 comments

Rotterdam Museum Night electrifies enormous crowd with Art and Entertainment

Rotterdam couldn’t have picked a better night to celebrate the 13th edition of Rotterdam Museum Night. The cultural center of Rotterdam was overflowing with excitement, curiosity, discovery and a deep sense of a global community for which Rotterdam is known for. Much-welcome crisp spring weather contributed to the festive atmosphere. Food trucks and food vendors dotted the street in Rotterdam. The 13th edition of the Rotterdam Museum Night attracted about 15,000 visitors, according to the Rotterdam Museum Night Foundation. A total of 51...

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Rotterdam Celebrates Museum Night with Arts, Music and DJs

Posted by on Mar 8, 2014 in Entertainment | 0 comments

Rotterdam Celebrates Museum Night with Arts, Music and DJs

On March 8th, 2014 the city of Rotterdam will witness an all-night celebration. Rotterdam Museum Night is an event where the museums stay open until the early hours, attracting people in huge numbers for an offbeat programme – a strong and sparkling cocktail of arts, exhibitions, culture, music, workshops and DJs! During Rotterdam Museum Night over 50 museums and galleries open their doors, promising an unparalleled cultural experience. Get carried away with arts, culture and music on one of the friendliest nights in Rotterdam! Besides...

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Funk the Buddha: Spring Equinox Party in Amsterdam

Posted by on Mar 7, 2014 in Entertainment, Events | 0 comments

Funk the Buddha: Spring Equinox Party in Amsterdam

Crossing off another place on our coolest city hit list, Funk the Buddha is again bringing the group yoga experience to the next level; out of the studio and heading to the land of DJ’s and red lights. This time we are celebrating the Spring Equinox with 108 mins of funky flows! Just in time for the chirping birds and lazy cocktail sun-days, we have taken over quirky event space Toren, perfectly situated along the beautiful Amsterdam riverside. The iconic tower, known as Overhoeks, was built as the headquarters for Shell in 1970 on an...

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Dutch Presence at SXSW to Highlight Startup Culture, Technology and Art

Posted by on Mar 1, 2014 in Entertainment | 0 comments

Dutch Presence at SXSW to Highlight Startup Culture, Technology and Art

Netherlands a hotbed for entrepreneurship and creative advancement The Netherlands will celebrate centuries of startup culture this year with its largest ever presence at SXSW 2014, highlighting the country’s global creative alliances through art, technology, and music. The Dutch historical contributions to innovation – ranging from compact discs to Bluetooth and WiFi – have consistently made the Netherlands a hotbed for entrepreneurship and creative advancement. The national policies and programs that support innovation,...

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