Top 4 Festivals in The Netherlands

Top 4 Festivals in the Netherlands By AISHWARYA KOTTAPURATH | April 28, 2019 Are you craving a King’s Day after party?   The festive summer season is almost upon us, so here are the top 4 festivals that you can go to, right here in the Netherlands!     1. The Crave Festival May 30-June 2 […]

Positioning Ballet: Behind the Velvet Curtain

Positioning Ballet: Behind the Velvet Curtain This is part 1 of a series inspired by the ‘Positioning Ballet’ Working Conference, hosted by the Dutch National Ballet, February 16 and 17. March 02, 2019 By REBECCA TOOK Last weekend, I was invited to attend ‘Positioning Ballet’, a working conference hosted by the Dutch National Ballet, which […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hypnotic Cellos and the Power of Music: Amsterdam Celebrates Cello Biennale 2018

The modest pop-up performance of 10 cellists at the Amsterdam Central Station is just a small taste of what the Cello Biennale 2018 has in store for people of all ages and with all interests. Among young cellists from Students Around the World, cello legends and cello builders come together to celebrate the power of […]