Chinese New Year in Amsterdam

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Chinese New Year in Amsterdam is a big happening and is known to attract many non Chinese as well. As every large Western metropolis, Amsterdam also has a section in the city called Chinatown. This neighborhood overlaps and borders the Red Light district and is situated around the Nieuwmarkt. There are a lot of Chinese restaurants, shops and a real Chinese temple. Even the plates with the street names are bilingual. It Read more…

National Tulip Day

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Not many things are as Dutch as tulips. Sure, there’s cheese, Van Gogh and even a world market leadership in revolving doors, but this beautiful flower remains to be the number one symbol for The Netherlands according to many. For this reason National Tulip Day had it’s first edition in 2012 and is back the 18th of January in 2014. National Tulip Day marks the start of the tulip season. Read more…

Afrojack in the Ziggo Dome

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Afrojack is back in Amsterdam at the end of the year with a crazy show in the Ziggo Dome. The Dutch DJ is has been consistently in the top 10 of DJ Mag’s yearly DJ top 100. He is one of the biggest DJ’s in the world. The Ziggo Dome is the perfect venue for Afrojack’s electro and progressive house mixes. The large concert hall was also used for the Read more…

New Years Eve in Amsterdam

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New Years Eve in Amsterdam is everything you would expect, and more. Get ready for anything between a wild night in the famed Amsterdam nightlife to an unforgettable romantic evening. This page gives you an overview of things to do on new year’s eve in Amsterdam. New Year’s Evening is a big thing in Amsterdam. It’s the biggest party of the year next to Queens Day. All restaurants, clubs and Read more…

Pure Market

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The Pure Markt (“Pure Market”) is an organic food market which is all about tasting, drinking and having a good time. It’s fit for both families and die hard foodies. The Pure Market special winter edition takes place on various dates in December. The Pure Market is a relatively new initiative, and usually takes place in the summer. It started in Amsterdam but expanded to the rest of the country Read more…

Turn on the Lights at the Bijenkorf

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The Bijenkorf is the large department store located on Dam square. This huge beautiful building houses all the top brands and is considered one of the top department stores in Europe. On Thursday the 21st of November they open the winter shopping season with Turn on the Lights. Turn on the Lights is a spectacular show with the grandeur you would expect from this monumental place. Turn on the Lights is a theatre Read more…