Photo Story: Turn on the Lights!

Over 3100 participants gathered at Dam Square to see Turn on the Ligths’  11th edition last Thursday. The event, organized by De Bijenkorf, started-off the holiday season by providing a free theatrical performance of singers, musicians, actors and acrobats. Composed especially for this edition, the musical adventure “Make Classic Fantastic” was played. CB Milton, 50, […]

Affordable Art Fair Amsterdam

From November 1 to 5, Kromhouthal in Amsterdam Noord hosted The Affordable Art Fair. It offered over 75 national and international galleries, tried to bridge the gap between the art and the people, and explained the government-imposed price control. Veronica Fontana Photographer (Fall 2018)

What the Dussehra and Diwali Festivals Are About

On November 3, the 10th edition of the Diwali Festival was celebrated in Amstelveen, which gathered over 23,000 participants. Diwali is a hindu festival of lights, which takes place over the course of five days during Kartika, the 8th month of the year in the Hindu calendar. It represents the spiritual victory of the light […]

The ADE Alternative, a Dance Demo Parade in the Capital City

On October 20, people of all ages came together to take part in the Amsterdam Dance Demo. This street parade is an alternative to the Amsterdam Dance Event which takes place in the same week. Together the participants stood up against the commercialization of Amsterdam’s creative and entertainment spaces. Valeria Mongelli Reporter (Spring 2018) Reporter […]

Photo Story: “We Are Here” Amsterdam Citizen Take Part of the Congo Week

  Since 1998, over six million Congolese have lost their lives in a war fuelled by economic and corporate greed. That is the largest reported loss of life since the Second World War, yet this remains an spoken issue. As part of the Congo Week, Studio/K held a documentary screening and panel discussion about the […]