Entertainment

Apr 1 '14 14:44

A special flag has been made for the first King's Day in The Netherlands by Dokkumer Vlaggen Centrale (DVC).

Apr 1 '14 09:42

The organizers of the weekly R&B and Hip Hop evening 'Encore' in the Melkweg in Amsterdam will be debuting the first edition of their new festival with the same name, which will take place on the 31st of August on the NDSM-docks.

No image available
Apr 1 '14 07:35

What was supposed to be a relaxed gig for Amsterdam pop/rock band Tease and Denial, quickly went all out last Saturday with band members and patrons alike agreeing that it was like “one great trip to heaven and hell and back!” Lead singer Mariska almost literally exploded. “Our climax doesn’t come easy,” grinned Mariska (Lie A Ling), who started the band together with her guitarist hubby Ivan. There’s an explanation for the naughty grin. “Maybe you should Google our name to see what kind of associations the name gets. We thrive on those,” she explained.

Stevie Wonder
Mar 31 '14 11:43

On the 12th of July, Motown legend Stevie Wonder will be performing live onstage at the North Sea Jazz festival in Rotterdam.

Mar 30 '14 04:31

Parool staffer Hiske Versprille won the prestigious 'Tegel' journalist award in the category 'Investigation.' Versprille wrote a series of articles, exposing the famous steakhouse, Piet de Leeuw, for selling horse meat as beef steak.

Mar 28 '14 14:53

The EYE film institute in Amsterdam will be paying a big tribute to 'Master of Suspense', Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) this Summer.

Mar 27 '14 17:48

DJ and producer, B-Funky presented a special version of his track Turn off the Light as theme song for Earth Hour in the Netherlands, Wednesday.

Mar 27 '14 16:52

Job Cohen, former mayor of Amsterdam, and former Labour-leader, was appointed Professor by special appointment at the Faculty of Law at the University of Leiden.

Mar 27 '14 16:08

After the renovation of the Emmen Zoo the park will continue under the new name of Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen, or just Wildlands, starting in 2016.

Mar 26 '14 17:47

The American fashion magazine, Harper's Bazar, will come out with a Dutch version this fall.

Mar 26 '14 17:18

Crimean artifacts of the 'Crimea, gold and the secret of the Black Sea' exhibit will be returned by the Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam. The loan contracts were signed before the political unrest in Ukraine.

Mar 26 '14 16:56

The number of complaints about bailiffs more than doubled in 2013, with an increase of 115 percent, according to acting national ombudsman, Frank van Dooren, in the annual report 2013.

Capture
Mar 25 '14 10:51

The EYE Film Instituut in Amsterdam is going to sell David Lynch coffee beans in the museum shop.

Mar 21 '14 10:37

A giraffe has been pictured saying a touching last farewell to a zoo co-worker, who was dying of cancer.

Mar 20 '14 15:07

American president Barack Obama will pay a visit to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam on Monday, 24 March, prior to the Nuclear Summit in The Hague.

Mar 19 '14 13:36

Victims and survivors of the attack on Queen's Day 2009 in Apeldoorn will come together on the 30th of April at Het Loo Palace. At their request, a remembrance has been organized there.

Asian Dub Foundation
Mar 19 '14 10:30

From Denmark to Mali, from ska to balkan beats, there's a little for everyone at the upcoming Festival Mundial in Tilburg on 27, 28, and 29 June.

653px-Stones_members_montage2
Mar 19 '14 09:21

Pinkpop organizer Jan Smeets is still expecting the Rolling Stones to perform at the festival in Landgraaf, he tells Show Vandaag. There was some doubt as to whether the band would want to perform due to the death of Mick Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott.

653px-Stones_members_montage2
Mar 17 '14 09:24

At many pre-sale locations, long queues formed for Pinkpop tickets on Saturday morning. In what has been called the 'Stones-effect', tickets for the festival have almost sold out in record time.

Mar 14 '14 15:08

Dutch television channel SBS6 is going to remake the popular 80s television show Cheers.

Mar 14 '14 13:52

World-renowned graffiti artist Banksy made a special installation calling attention to the Syrian Crisis, which was projected onto the Rijksmuseum on Thursday. At the same time, the piece was also projected onto the Eiffel Tower, the Sydney Opera House and Red Square in Moscow.

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.

No image available
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.

Pages