Entertainment

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Aug 25 '15 15:22

If you have ever wondered what it would be like to live in a sandcastle, it is time to visit Oss in Noord-Brabant. The second sand castle hotel in the world has just opened at the Sand Sculpture Festival Brabant. The first sand hotel opened in Sneek, Friesland, where a sand sculpture festival is also taking place.

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Aug 25 '15 14:35

Calvin Harris is once again the world's highest paid DJ on the Forbes Electronic Cash Kings list for 2015. According to Forbes, the Scottish DJ made a a massive 66 million dollars this past year. He is followed by French DJ David Guetta at 37 million dollars and Dutch DJ Tiesto and 36 million dolla

Aug 24 '15 15:18

Six houseboats that were used for prostitution on the Zandpad in Utrecht, has been put up for sale on Marktplaas for 10 thousand euros each.

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Aug 21 '15 14:56

Eight men suspected of having sex with an underage prostitute being held trapped in the cellar of a flat in Schiedam are appearing in the court in Rotterdam on Friday.

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Aug 20 '15 16:18

The Netherlands will have its first ever "Blood Rave" - a dance party where dancers are sprayed with 5 thousand liters of blood - in Amsterdam on Halloween night.

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Aug 19 '15 10:42

The tall ships participating in Sail Amsterdam 2015 are lined up and setting sail from IJmuiden towards the capital. The first ships started their journey at 10:00 a.m. and are expected to reach Amsterdam around 2:00 p.m.

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Aug 18 '15 14:06

Netflix has announced a price increase for its Standard-subscription. New subscribers will now pay 9.99 euros per month.

Aug 12 '15 14:52

Johan de Vries, the 83 year old grandfather from Haarlem, has become an internet sensation. His smooth dance moves, most recently at Dance Valley in Spaarnwoude, has gained him the internet nickname "House Grandpa".

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Aug 5 '15 11:53

The court in Amsterdam ruled on Wednesday that hip-hop festival Appelsap will be allowed to take place in the Flevopark on Saturday. The lawsuit against the permit for the festival was filed by the association Vrienden van het Felvopark

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Aug 4 '15 14:12

Copyright watchdog BREIN has filed a lawsuit against a provider of streaming media players in an effort to stop the sale of these devices. The case is currently before the European court. Should this lawsuit prove successful, the anti-piracy foundation will turn its attention to other providers

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Jul 21 '15 13:07

Long time sports presenter Jack van Gelder has resigned from NOS. From mid-September the 64 year old Van Gleder will be working as weekend presenter at the commercial Sport 1 Studio.

Jul 21 '15 12:12

Good news for roller-coaster fans - the brand new Efteling ride Baron 1898 is working again, the amusement park announced on Tuesday morning. The ride had been shut down for two days due to malfunctions.

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Jul 20 '15 10:30

On Monday Tilburg is celebrating the city's 25th edition of Roze Maandag, or Pink Monday in English - one of the largest gay rights events in the Netherlands.

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Jul 10 '15 14:49

Entree fees at amusements parks have increased significantly over the past five years. The average price of a ticket is now 35 euros, compared to 30 euros in 2010 - an increase of 17 percent.

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Jul 10 '15 11:27

The number of women appearing in television programs on public broadcasting has decreased over the past 5 years. Women are heavily outnumbered, especially in the big daily talk shows - De Wereld Draait Door, Pauw and Jinek.

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Jul 10 '15 09:28

People going out for a round of drinks on a terrace will pay the most in Amsterdam and the least in Almere. The capital moved up from 4th place last year and after two years is now once again the most expensive city in which to have a drink on a terrace, taking the first place from Haarlem.

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Jul 7 '15 14:03

The adventures of the Ijsselstein car rental agency owner Mark Stroop who chased a couple of car thieves to Iraq in 2013, will be made into a movie.

Jun 23 '15 11:25

A massive 972 thousand people watched the Satudarah documentary on Monday night, putting the documentary in the 8th place on the list of most watched television programs.

Jun 22 '15 15:05

A young man avoided a 35 euro fine for traveling without a ticket on Friday night by doing 10 push ups.

Jun 19 '15 14:41

The motorcycle club documentary Satudarah - One Blood premiered in the Ketelhuis in Amsterdam on Thursday night. Many of the club's members attended the premier in the small, independent theater, NU reports.

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Jun 15 '15 13:50

This year's Pinkpop was a success despite the fact that top act Foo Fighters had to cancel, the organizer said. The band's headliner slot was taken over by Pharrell Williams after Foo Fighter lead singer Dave Grohl broke his leg in Sweden.

Serious Request
Jun 15 '15 13:25

The NPO 3FM Serious Request performance is going to attract attention to children and young adults in the war torn areas of greatest conflicts, the show's DJ Paul Rabbering announced on Sunday. Fundraising to assist those children will be the focus of this year's Glass House marathon radio broadcast, taking place later this year in Heerlen.

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Jun 8 '15 15:43

Lithuanian DJ Ten Walls was dropped from the Pitch Festival lineup after publishing homophobic remarks on his own Facebook page. The Amsterdam festival said they were trying to determine the correct course of action just after noon on Monday, but by 1:20 p.m. festival organizers chose to cancel the 32-year-old’s performance.

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Jun 1 '15 17:10

The 3FM Serious Request fundraising event is taking place in Breda, Noord Brabant next year. The event is heading back to the city again after six years.

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