Turn on the Lights at the Bijenkorf

November 13, 2013 in Amsterdam Blog

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

Turn on the Lights is a theatre show by the famous street theatre group Plasticiens Volants. The show consists of huge creatures walking around on the Dam which is quite the feat. There will also be live music on the Dam. Check out the spectacular ending of the show when the Bijenkorf building is illuminated. More than 300.000 LED lights are used, it’s an amazing thing to see.

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The show starts at 19:00. Another great thing is that it’s free. After the theatre at 22:00, a special late night shopping event is held in the Bijenkorf. You will find all the big brands as well as a nail studio, restaurant and a beauty salon in a special atmosphere. Click here for more information on this event (Dutch).

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