First Ever Amsterdam Ramen Festival Attracts Hundreds

Sunday, February 17 saw the first ever Ramen Festival in Amsterdam, which took place at restaurant De Bajes, Utrechtsestraat. The event is the brainchild of Susam Pang, the festival founder and one of the co-creators of Foodbloggers Award. A number of Japanese restaurants set up stands at the festival, offering various types of ramen and […]

This Variation: an Experience Tailored for the Mind

Tino Sehgal’s 2012 performance art masterpiece, This Variation, is being re-enacted at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam from February 4 until March 3, 2019. This elaborate ‘constructed situation’, as Sehgal refers to his performance artworks, is among the most intricate and gripping works from his oeuvre. Consisting of a combination of experienced and new Sehgal […]

Photo Story: Generation 2019

Around 500 people attended the Generation 2019 exhibition last Thursday held by MOAM at LAB111. The events displayed the work of 19 female-only young artists who graduated from The Netherlands. The event was sponsored by FEBO, Warsteiner and Absolutions Vodka.  

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 […]

Europe’s Largest Flea Market, IJ-Hallen, Is Environment-Friendly

Europe’s largest flea market, IJ-Hallen, is widely known by locals and tourists who come to bargain their next outfit, old cassettes, vintage boots, among others. Above 750 stands are placed almost every weekend at NDSM, where hundreds of people buy second-hand items. This has contributed to an environment-friendly atmosphere. Ilona Nobiley, or “Dear Noby,” 67, […]