Entertainment

Mar 13 '14 18:17

A motorcyclist who joined a procession in honor of a killed comrade, Thursday morning, was hurt in a crash himself. The starting point of the procession was the Surinameplein in Amsterdam, after which the convoy was going to proceed to the cemetery in Utrecht by way of the Piet Hein tunnel where his friend was killed.

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Mar 13 '14 15:14

Large crowds of people flocked to Rotterdam Centraal this afternoon to witness King Willem Alexander officiate the opening of the new train station.

The Common Linnets
Mar 13 '14 10:49

The Dutch entry for the 59th Eurovision Songfestival will be sung by Ilse DeLange and Waylon. They performed the song Calm After The Storm for the first time on Wednesday.

Mar 12 '14 17:24

For the first time passages from Anne Frank's diary will be literally cited on stage, in a new play, which premieres on May 8 in Amsterdam, announced editor Theu Boermans Wednesday. Rosa da Silva will play the role of Anne.

Armin van Buuren
Mar 12 '14 14:29

Madame Tussaud's is going to add Armin van Buuren to their lineup of celebrity wax statues. The museum's studio in London had the world-famous DJ pose in front of sculptors and photographers to capture his likeness.

Mar 12 '14 10:43

On Sunday, the 7th of June, the Rolling Stones are set to perform as the head act in this year's Pinkpop festival.

Mar 11 '14 17:38

A special art piece of the mysterious, but world-famous graffiti artist, Banksy, will be projected on the façade of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam on Thursday evening, starting at 19:30, on the Museum square side. The huge projection will be visible for a couple of hours.

Mar 11 '14 16:59

'The Conspiracy of Claudius Civil', the largest and most prestigious painting ever made by Rembrandt van Rijn, will temporarily be on display in the Netherlands, starting March 21st, in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

Karina Hagafiona Monica with Kim Holland, Netherlands porn actress/producer
Mar 7 '14 14:55

InHolland student from The Hague Karina Hagafiona Monica (24) planned to do a porn internship with pornography producer Kim Holland, but the vocational university didn't allow it. Now Kim Holland is fighting to keep her intern.

Mar 7 '14 10:48

The 46-year old Paradiso has been voted to best music venue in the Netherlands by the public. Second and third place went to 013 in Tilburg and Tivoli in Utrecht, respectively.

Candlelight dinner
Mar 7 '14 10:28

Escort companies are expecting heavy foot traffic this month during the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague. They're looking to make a pretty penny.

Mar 6 '14 16:15

Rihanna, who was in Paris on Tuesday for Karl Lagerfeld's newest show, attended a concert by Drake, last night in the Ziggo Dome. The two are reportedly more than just friends.

Mar 4 '14 16:05

The program for the North Sea Jazz Festival, scheduled for July 11-13 in Ahoy, Rotterdam, has been expanded with singer Pharrell Williams, Outkast, the Isley Brothers, and Darkside, as announced earlier today.

Mar 4 '14 15:34

During the lottery for 'Gay pride' contenders, Sunday evening, it was determined that this year's Gay Pride parade in Amsterdam on August 2nd will feature a Jewish, an American, and a Moroccan boat for the first time. 120 boats entered the lottery.

Mar 4 '14 10:15

Willem II's illustrious art collection will be opened today by his descendant, Willem-Alexander in Dordrecht.

Steve McQueen
Mar 3 '14 12:43

12 Years A Slave has won three Academy Awards at the Oscars this year.

Mar 2 '14 04:33

"A sailing trip to reward students with excellent results is a bit overboard," ruled an attendance officer, when he denied the request of the Rotterdam Hugo de Groot pre-University school, Saturday.

Mar 2 '14 04:31

Tomas Ross, a famous Dutch thriller writer, who has won the prestigious 'Golden Noose' three times so far, is going to make a movie about the criminal duo, Marcos van der Ploeg and Enise Merve Bircan, announced the writer, Friday, on BNR radio.

Mar 1 '14 06:00

"I want to do give something back to the country where I lived for so long". Dutch-Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad is working on a movie about Willem van Oranje.

Feb 27 '14 16:24

The Lowlands festival, scheduled this year from August 15 to 17 in Biddinghuizen, keeps adding to its line-up. Portishead, Boy & Bear, Milky Chance, and Janelle Monáe were just added.

Carnaval
Feb 27 '14 07:57

After a mild winter, the upcoming carnival weekend is going to be colder.

Feb 23 '14 04:31

Drawings and paintings from Professor of Art History, I.Q. van Regteren Altena, the oldest private, Dutch owned collection, will be auctioned. The artwork will be auctioned in four auctions in Amsterdam, London, and Paris, starting July.

Feb 20 '14 04:33

The Rock Werchter 2014 program is still being added on to, even with all the combi-tickets already sold out. Wednesday seven new names were added to the poster, all of them dance acts.

Catshuis in Den Haag
Feb 20 '14 04:32

In celebration of the 200th birthday of the Constitution, the public will be allowed to take a peek in Prime Minister Rutte's official residence in The Hague on March 29.

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