Congratulations to Dutch Eurovision contestant Duncan Laurence, who was the winner of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with “Arcade”.
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Last night, 17 May 2019, I had the amazing experience of seeing Hugh Jackman live in Amsterdam. This sold out performance at the Ziggo Dome with an audience of 15,000 was a dazzling display of incredible talent. Is there nothing that man cannot do? The Man. The Music. […]
It’s that time of year again already. Both the Netherlands and Australia are hot favourites in the 2019 Eurovision final tonight. The Netherland’s entry is Duncan Laurence with Arcade: His name prompted my husband to quote “I’d like to have a beer with Duncan”….proving he’s earned his Australian […]
What are your favourite places in Australia and the Netherlands? As a Dutch Australian who has lived my life between the two countries, I’m sharing a few of mine. One place that is very close to my heart is Caloundra, on the Sunshine Coast in Australia. I was […]
Curious how many other dual Dutch Australian nationals are out there?
Thank you to Dutch Australian Ann Akker Hobbelen for sharing this beautiful poem via our Facebook page (republished with permission). Ann came from Haarlem Holland to Australia in 1952. De meeste van ons zijn hier vele jaren geleden aangekomen Om een beter leven te vinden en het vervullen […]
The Australian Embassy and NZ Embassy in the Netherlands commemorate ANZAC DAY in The Hague each year. I am grateful for this opportunity to be able to commemorate this important day, even though I am currently far from (my other) home. This year I was glad to be […]