World Press Photo Award Winner: Pieter ten Hoopen

World Press Photo Award Winner: Pieter ten Hoopen By ANNA LEA JAKOBS | May 8, 2019 Pieter ten Hoopen, winner of the World Press Photo contest in 2008 and 2010, returns to the shortlist for 2019’s photo story of the year. Ten Hoopen was nominated for his work on the migrant caravan in Latin America. People […]

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 […]

Lilly’s Plastic Pickup – The Experiences Of A Child Activist

Lilly’s Plastic Pickup – The Experiences Of A Child Activist April 15, 2019 By MERT ALI KIRAZ How old do you have to be to care about environmental issues? The urge to help can strike at any moment. Some might start being active deep into their adulthood. For some, it starts around the time they […]

The Creatives Series: Photography with Humans of Amsterdam’s Debra Barraud

The Creatives Series: Photography with Humans of Amsterdam’s Debra Barraud March 22, 2019 By FLO MCQUIBBAN Debra Barraud, a 30-year old photographer, blogger and story-teller from Arnhem, runs Humans of Amsterdam, a concept which was started by photographer and writer Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York project. Though it was originally limited to New York, […]

I Amsterdam or We Planet?

I amsterdam or WE PLANET? While parts of the Amsterdam population are still in deep mourning over the removal of our beloved “I amsterdam” sign at Museumplein, others were able to see the removal of this symbol of individualism as an opportunity to come together as a community and take a step towards saving the […]

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 […]