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NOOR presents Arctic: New Frontier to Explain Consequences of Melting Sea Ice

On December 6, over 170 people gathered at Pakhuis de Zwijger for a talk and presentation organized by NOOR Foundation, an Amsterdam-based non-profit organization. NOOR is dedicated to raising awareness of worldwide social issues through photojournalism. The organization assembled a panel of journalists and photographers who shared with the audience details of their Arctic expeditions, […]

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Celebration of the Diwali Festival in Amsterdam

Diwali, the festival of lights, also known as ‘‘lichtjesfeest’’ in the Netherlands, is one of the major Hindu festivals celebrated around the world. It is a five-day-celebration, day three, which falls today, is the day of the Laxmi Puja and the return of Lord Rama, after defeating the evil king Ravana on Dusshera, 20 days […]

After King’s Day, Amsterdam (Almost) Goes Back to Normal

After receiving thousands of people on King’s Day, Amsterdam dawns cleaned and orange-less. “We are happy that it is clean now in the morning, but we are not happy that it was dirty during the night,” said Divas Budhori.