Entertainment

Jan 29 '14 16:30

Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan wants broadcaster National Geographic to rectify an episode of Scam City television program.

Jan 29 '14 13:41

Princess Beatrix attended the opening of the 14th Holland Dance Festival on January 25, Reuters reports.

Jan 28 '14 15:16

Preparations for the Brabant flower parade are already ongoing and this year the Veldstraat township in Zundert is very proud of their theme. During the flower parade in September the township will present itself with a "sex float."

Jan 28 '14 13:05

A Judge in The Hague had ruled that ISP's in the Netherlands should unblock The Pirate Bay.

Jan 25 '14 04:32

Ron Blaauw, famous Master Chef and TV personality is going to sell hotdogs in his new "The Fat Dog," scheduled to open in April in "de Pijp." Blaauw is going to combine traditional hotdogs with wine.

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Jan 23 '14 17:55

Flight operations at Schiphol got interrupted for a few hours Wednesday night when a dog boarding a flight ran off onto the runway.

Jan 21 '14 04:32

The free iPhone dating-app "Tinder" is getting increasingly popular, not only in the Netherlands, but also abroad, according to founder, Justin Mateen.

Jan 15 '14 21:05

Visitors of "Realisme," the art fair in Amsterdam, can have a realistic miniature made of themselves, using a body scan and a 3D-printer. The fair takes place from Thursday through Sunday.

Jan 14 '14 19:15

The two largest Rotterdam museums, the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, and the "Kunsthal," have decided not to take part in the Rotterdam "Night of the Museum," on Saturday March, 8. The museums announced Tuesday the costs exceed the benefits, according to their calculations.

Jan 9 '14 20:23

Redmond O'Hanlon, VPRO anchor man and actor, discovered the missing head of a notorious Cannibal leader from Papua New Guinea, during the filming of his series, O'Hanlons Heroes, reported the broadcaster today.

John de Mol
Jan 8 '14 16:53

Dutch media tycoon John De Mol, creator of Big Brothe, has launched a new reality show Utopia in the Netherlands, news agency AFP reported.

Jan 8 '14 10:13

American entertainment group Time Warner is mulling the acquisition of Amsterdam-based Eyeworks.

Jan 7 '14 17:35

"Pop" stage, Melkweg, canceled a show from the Jamaican reggae artist Sizzla (37), because he sang anti gay lyrics.

Jan 7 '14 14:08

American television and film producer Warner Bros intends to acquire Dutch television production company Eyeworks, RTL Z reported citing unnamed sources.

Jan 4 '14 10:40

An Indian drama about a Sikh family trying to hide their identity and create a new life for themselves during the 1947 Partition of India is slated to kick off the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), the festival announced.

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Dec 31 '13 12:09

The round-up of some of this year’s most noteworthy events and news stories.

Dec 30 '13 16:14

300,000 people so far have visited the Amsterdam Light Festival, the organizers said Monday.

Dec 30 '13 04:32

A bottlenose dolphin was born in the Dolphinarium in Harderwijk, shortly after midnight, Sunday. The birth of the young dolphin, whose gender is not yet known, is unique.

Dec 28 '13 04:34

Greenpeace activists Faiza Oulahsen and Mannes Ubels are back in the Netherlands. Their flight arrived from St. Petersburg and landed on Schiphol Friday evening around 19:45.

Dec 25 '13 19:29

The performances of the musical “Soldaat van Oranje” will begin again on tomorrow in the town of Katwijk.

Dec 25 '13 16:14

The Wintercircus Amsterdam group thanked the city's public transportation company for saving their performance venue with hundreds of free tickets for the company's staff, and their family and friends. The GVB provided a bus which served as a wind shelter, and successfully protected the circus' tent during the wind storm this week.

Dec 25 '13 04:32

DJ's Giel Beelen, Paul Rabbering, and Coen Swijnenberg collected 12,302,747 euros during the tenth edition of the 3FM fundraising campaign, "Serious Request," a record amount.

Endemol
Dec 24 '13 11:31

Dutch content company Endemol has acquired a 33% stake in Channel 2 franchisee Reshet.

Dec 24 '13 10:36

Both shows of the musical "Soldaat van Oranje" were canceled for Tuesday. The roof of the foyer of the Theater hangar near former airfield Valkenburg, was partially blown off by the storm.

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