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Dutch Organ Virtuoso Arjan Breukhoven in concert in Australia in July and August 2023
The well-known Dutch musician Arjan Breukhoven will give 11 performances during his 2023 Concert Tour to Australia. Breukhoven will also give a concert in cooperation with his own choir project the “Australian Christian Men’s Choir” in Perth's Wesley Uniting Church, featuring, among other things, spectacular organ playing with a musical surprise! The program contains beautiful … Continue reading Dutch Organ Virtuoso Arjan Breukhoven in concert in Australia in July and August 2023
Receiving Packages in the Netherlands
From 1 July 2021, the European Union applied new import rules. Before then, you could order products from outside the EU, and no import duties applied if it had a value of under 22 euros. Now, ALL products from outside the EU attract VAT and handling fees. More information is below in the image, or … Continue reading Receiving Packages in the Netherlands
Jekyll & Hyde in The Hague
For Mother's Day, I was very excited to go along to a performance in the Zuiderpark Theater in The Hague of "Jekyll & Hyde". My daughter had recently found a flyer at the local library of the event. "Isn't this your favourite musical mama?". She was right! Way back in around 1997, I first heard … Continue reading Jekyll & Hyde in The Hague
Keukenhof concludes a successful season The 2023 Keukenhof season has already come to a close. Almost 1.4 million people visited the park over the eight weeks it was open. The park welcomed visitors from over 100 countries this season. The majority of visitors originated from the Netherlands (20%), followed by Germany, the United States, France … Continue reading 2023 Keukenhof
2023 Eurovision Dutch Australian entries
Again, both the Netherlands and Australia took part in the 2023 Eurovision. This year, it was hosted in Liverpool, UK as due to the ongoing war in Ukraine, it cannot be hosted there. The opening scene of the connection with two children from both countries had me in tears. Full details on the event are … Continue reading 2023 Eurovision Dutch Australian entries
ABIE Trade and Investment Queensland dinner, The Hague
I've been an ABIE member for several years now - ABIE - or Australian Business in Europe - is the focal membership organisation connecting Australian and Dutch professionals with business interest in Australia and the Netherlands. For more information, you can visit their website: https://abie-nl.nl On Thursday 11 May 2023, I attended a networking dinner with … Continue reading ABIE Trade and Investment Queensland dinner, The Hague
De Titaan is building a better world for entrepreneurs in The Hague
De Titaan building in the Binkhorst region of The Hague will officially open its doors in September 2023 for organisations who align with the Sustainable Development Goals. Twenty innovative scale-ups have recently moved into the building, which is still being renovated and due to be completed by the summer. Jurgen Nieuwenhuisen, Chief Operating Officer of Unknown … Continue reading De Titaan is building a better world for entrepreneurs in The Hague
It was a fairly low key celebration for Koningsdag for my girls and I this year. We started in our local area of Ypenburg to look for bargains. Next it was into Delft for a walk around. The weather was quite nice! Did you celebrate Koningsdag? How?
2023 ANZAC Day The Hague
Each year, the Australian and NZ Embassies in the Netherlands organise an ANZAC Ceremony.
Out of Chaos Australian Circus in Delft
On 30 March 2023, I very much enjoyed seeing the performance of Australian circus group “Gravity & Other Myths” perform in Delft, the Netherlands.