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Bloemencorso Bollenstreek meets Keukenhof Garden

April 20, 2019 Bloemencorso Bollenstreek meets Keukenhof Garden A man posing for a picture during the flower parade in Leiden, City of Discovery – Living in Freedom. Yoojeong Kim / The Amsterdammer Experiencing Keukenhof is very much a family day. A child is posing for a picture. Yoojeong Kim / The Amsterdammer The Keukenhof flower […]

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Photo Story: Amsterdam Celebrates the Chocolate Festival

March 1, 2019 By KIRA GUEHRING Amsterdam Celebrates the Chocolate Festival Cocoa beans, in all forms, were the main attraction at the Chocoa Chocolate Festival on Saturday and Sunday. Kira Guehring / The Amsterdammer 82 vendors from all over the world present their products at the Chocoa Chocolate Festival on Saturday. Kira Guehring / The […]

Photo Story: Students March to Take Actions Against Climate Change

February 18, 2019 Students March to Take Actions Against Climate Change Lucia Masip / The Amsterdammer About 200 students protested last Thursday, on February 14, in Dam Square as part of an international mobilisation to call for governments to take more drastic actions against climate change. This was the second time the civil society group […]

Photo Story: About 100 Venezuelans Protest for Democracy in Dam Square on Saturday

February 05, 2019 Venezuelans Protest for Democracy After the Venezuelan protesters took a group picture with the flag, they marched around the Dam Square on Saturday afternoon. Isabel Bonnet / The Amsterdammer On Saturday, about 100 Venezuelans living in the Netherlands gathered in Dam Square to join the international day of protest for democracy. Organized […]

Photo Story: Sinterklaas in Amsterdam

About 400,000 children and adults attended the 80th arrival of Sinterklaas and his servants from Spain in Amsterdam on Sunday. The arrival of Sinterklaas in Amsterdam is the largest one in the world. However, the main celebration will be on December 5, his birthday, one day before Sinterklaas’ departure. Veronica Fontana Photographer (Fall 2018)

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, […]