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News Netherlands » Culture: The Dutch city with a constantly changing name

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180423-the-dutch-city-with-a-constantly-changing-name
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

View image of Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, has been named the European Capital of Culture for 2018 (Credit: Credit: Mike MacEacheran) “We’re trying to give life to languages, and there’s nowhere better to do so than in a place with its own unique ...

News Netherlands » Culture: Assault on Dutch tourists Violent ' Beach ' Culture chokes tourism in Mirissa

News channel or source: http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/Assault-on-Dutch-tourists-Violent-Beach-Culture-chokes-tourism-in-Mirissa-148738.html
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Mirissa has always been a destination frequented by both locals and tourists for its pristine beaches and other tourist attractions. Over the years, various other towns along the Southern coastal belt have emerged as tourist hotspots giving rise to a ...

News Netherlands » Culture: Dutch Capital of Culture poet honours Daphne Caruana Galizia

News channel or source: https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20180418/arts-entertainment/dutch-capital-of-culture-poet-honours-daphne-caruana-galizia.676529
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Artists should use Valletta’s European Capital of Culture status to take a stand on issues such as the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia, according to Dutch poet Eeltsje Hettinga, who has used his work to honour the slain journalist. Mr Hettinga is ...

News Netherlands » Culture: Amy Abroad: Amsterdam captivates with canals and culture

News channel or source: http://www.southcoasttoday.com/special/20180417/amy-abroad-amsterdam-captivates-with-canals-and-culture
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

As you wander down each narrow road, you will soon realize just how important cycling is to Dutch culture. Despite the city’s modern metro system, practically everyone travels via bicycle. If you happen to walk in the bike lane by accident, be prepared ...

News Netherlands » Culture: World Cup Countdown: 10 Weeks to Go - When Hosts Argentina Edged the Netherlands In a Classic Final

News channel or source: https://www.si.com/soccer/2018/04/14/world-cup-countdown-10-weeks-go-when-hosts-argentina-edged-netherlands-classic-final
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

1978 was a time of revolution in world culture. As The BeeGees and ABBA dominated the charts ... Whilst Albiceleste and a nation celebrated wildly however, it was once again agony for the Netherlands who lost their second-successive final in a row, after ...

News Netherlands » Culture: Dutch ‘Singing Road’ Silenced After Villagers Complain: ‘I’m Going Nuts’

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/12/world/europe/netherlands-singing-road.html
Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

Instead of putting “rumble strips” on a road in a small Dutch village to warn drivers who veered onto ... Leeuwarden — which was named as a 2018 European capital of culture — and partly because the road, the N357, was long and straight and had ...

News Netherlands » Culture: This 'Singing Road' in the Netherlands Has Been Driving Locals Batty

News channel or source: http://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-news/singing-road-netherlands-driving-people-crazy
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

Residents of the Dutch village of Jelsum aren’t dealing with any kind ... The new addition to the road was meant to promote the city of Leeuwarden, this year’s European Capital of Culture. But instead, it has turned into the residents’ nightmare.

News Netherlands » Culture: Singing road strikes wrong chord with Dutch villagers

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-netherlands-road/singing-road-strikes-wrong-chord-with-dutch-villagers-idUSKBN1HH39O
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

If hit at the correct speed - the 60 kph (40 mph) limit - the road will sing out the anthem of the Friesland region - a northern part of the Netherlands that has a distinct language and culture. But it is loud and the sound travels, and locals say the ...

News Netherlands » Culture: 'Singing' Road Is Driving Dutch Villagers Crazy

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/singing-road-netherlands-noisy_us_5ace5be0e4b08337adc8d820
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

Residents in the Dutch village of Jelsum aren’t singing the praises of ... this year’s European Capital of Culture, and also test out a new paint for roads. “It works amazingly well. You can hear the melody,” she told the BBC.

News Netherlands » Culture: Go Dutch, family-style

News channel or source: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/hkedition/2018-04/20/content_36062136.htm
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

We're in the middle of a month-long celebration of the Dutch lifestyle and culture and the best is yet to come. Co-hosted by The Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the varied program has something for everyone in the family - fun fairs ...