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News Netherlands » Culture: A Dutch delight: Introducing Leeuwarden, the European Capital of Culture all set to eclipse Amsterdam

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/article-5271059/Introducing-Leeuwarden-new-European-Capital-Culture.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Leeuwarden, the main city of northern Holland's Friesland region, has taken over as European Capital of Culture (jointly with Valletta, Malta). First impressions are of a mini Amsterdam: cafe -lined canals, stone bridges, tall, gabled houses and families ...

News Netherlands » Culture: 30 Under 30 Europe: Meet The Trendsetters Inspiring Art & Culture In 2018

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/maggiemcgrath/2018/01/21/30-under-30-europe-meet-the-trendsetters-inspiring-art-culture-in-2018/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

It’s worth noting that, aside from using technology in new and innovative ways, the second unifying theme of this year’s list was a tie to the Netherlands. The country figures prominently in the 2018 30 Under 30 in arts and culture, with many listees ...

News Netherlands » Culture: Europe's 2018 Capitals of Culture Are Valletta and Leeuwarden—But What Does It Mean?

News channel or source: https://www.cntraveler.com/story/europes-2018-capitals-of-culture-are-valletta-and-leeuwardenbut-what-does-it-mean
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Can't make it to Malta or the Netherlands this year? Start planning trips for the 2019 Capitals of Culture: Plovdiv, an ancient city in Bulgaria built around seven hills, and Matera, Italy, which has a winery in a cave—enough said.

News Netherlands » Culture: In the Netherlands, millers get UNESCO status

News channel or source: https://www.pri.org/stories/2018-01-15/netherlands-millers-get-unesco-status
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

The application, backed by the Dutch ministry of culture, said in its submission that "wind and water are in plentiful supply in the Netherlands, and mills have therefore always been an integral part of the Dutch landscape," adding the "first descriptions ...

News Netherlands » Culture: Dutch far-right protest against govt, Islam

News channel or source: http://www.france24.com/en/20180120-dutch-far-right-protest-against-govt-islam
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

... protesters on Saturday waved Dutch flags and carried placards saying "Stop the Islamisation of Europe" and "Keep the Dutch culture, traditions, norms and values!" Police -- who were out in force -- formed a line between right-wing demonstrators and a ...

News Netherlands » Culture: Dutch government to help craft Manila Bay development plan

News channel or source: http://www.philstar.com/business/2018/01/23/1780362/dutch-government-help-craft-manila-bay-development-plan
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

“Water is an important part of our history and culture and it is a connecting force in our lives. Whenever there have been floods, the Dutch have banded together in building water infrastructure which have shaped our environment,” said Derckx.

News Netherlands » Culture: Malta gets its mojo as Valletta becomes European Capital of Culture

News channel or source: http://www.euronews.com/2018/01/21/malta-gets-its-mojo-as-valetta-becomes-european-capital-of-culture
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Valletta is sharing European Capital of Culture status with Leeuwarden, a city in the Netherlands "Now it’s official. Valletta is the European Capital of Culture 2018. For this occasion many historical monuments have been renovated and the year is packed ...

News Netherlands » Culture: Keeping the Pennsylvania Dutch language alive - and thriving

News channel or source: http://qconline.com/life/faith_and_values/keeping-the-pennsylvania-dutch-language-alive---and-thriving/article_3a62a374-515d-5626-aae6-a275ad452ab1.html
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

“We don’t like change and we like to hold onto our values. The Pennsylvania Dutch are unique, with their own culture and foods and art. We’ve fought in all of the wars and were some of the first people who called for the abolition of slavery.

News Netherlands » Culture: New US ambassador to Netherlands regularly made unsubstantiated 'no-go zones' claims, speculated 15% of Muslims could be jihadists

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/09/politics/kfile-pete-hoekstra-no-go-zones/index.html
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

(CNN)The new US ambassador to the Netherlands, who was confronted last month by a Dutch ... "The Muslim population has been shown ineffective in terms of integrating them into our culture and to really becoming German. And the third thing is ISIS and ...

News Netherlands » Culture: Dutch millers get fresh wind in their sails

News channel or source: https://www.afp.com/en/news/2265/dutch-millers-get-fresh-wind-their-sails-doc-w08u53
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

The application, backed by the Dutch ministry of culture, said in its submission that "wind and water are in plentiful supply in the Netherlands, and mills have therefore always been an integral part of the Dutch landscape," adding the "first descriptions ...