Half A Million Visitors Uitmarkt

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About half a million people have visited this weekend the 36th edition of the Uitmarkt in Amsterdam. This was reported by the organization on Sunday, the last day of the three-day event. The Uitmarkt is the annual opening of the new cultural season.

The number of visitors is each year between 400,000 and 500,000, depending on the weather. The organization speaks of a very successful festival, without incidents.

On and around the Museumplein and Leidseplein, a total of over 2000 artists performed during this years’ Uitmarkt. These artists could be seen in about 355 performances, spread across 30 locations in the city. The festival closed Sunday evening around 11 pm.