Crossing Borders at “TEDx Universiteit van Amsterdam”

Last Thursday, October 4, the second edition of TEDx Universiteit van Amsterdam was held at the CREA Theatre. The theme of this edition was ‘Crossing Borders’, introducing multiple subjects linked to the theme, such as globalization, equality and migration. “If we all step out of our field and cross the borders, the possibilities are endless,” […]

Stomp on Grapes at the Amsterdam’s Wine Festival

The last days of September, right after the grape harvest from the northern hemisphere, is the ideal time to celebrate the great taste of wine. The Amsterdam Wine Festival, which took place from September 28 until 30, provided not only a selection of more than 300 different wines from 11 countries, but also various compelling […]

Unseen Amsterdam: The Fair of Undiscovered Photographic Talent

Last weekend, Amsterdam hosted the seventh edition of Unseen Amsterdam, the leading annual contemporary photography fair. Thousands of visitors gathered at Westergasfabriek, a gasworks turned cultural venue in the city’s west, for this major international cultural event focusing on showing previously undiscovered photographic talent in addition to novel work by well-known photographers. An Overwhelming Offer […]

Museum of Memes: A Cultural Phenomenon

Emily Higginson was a high school student when she first contemplated the idea of creating a meme museum. The vision of an entire exhibition space dedicated towards memes was quickly brushed off as a joke as she continued on with her life. Nevertheless, the interest in memes stayed with her. This year, Higginson started her […]

Exploring Exhibitions at Stedelijk Museum

One of the many aspects Amsterdam is known for is its large selection of museums, over 60 different museums are set in this city of art and culture. Museumplein captures people’s attention with its open-space scenery and ‘IAmsterdam’ sign. Home to a wide range of museums, such as the exceptional Stedelijk Museum of modern and […]

Amsterdam Gets a Taste of Indian Cuisine

Last Sunday, above 3000 gathered at Dok Amsterdam, one of the most famous festival locations in the city, from 1pm to 11pm to celebrate the Indian culture. Food, music and dances turned the event into a celebration of the country.