The Netherlands Institue for Sound and Vision (Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid)

The Netherlands Institue for Sound and Vision, of Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid in Dutch, is located in Hilversum.  This is around an hour's drive or just over an hour on public transport from The Hague.  Hilversum is also often refered to as "media city" as it is the main location for television and … Continue reading The Netherlands Institue for Sound and Vision (Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid)

Rokjesdag

Ever heard of Rokjesdag?  I hadn't until now but it totally makes sense.  It's pretty exciting here in the Netherlands when it finally gets warm enough to wear a skirt (rok) without tights or leggings underneath!  The term was coined by Dutch author Martin Bril. Winter seems to last forever in the Netherlands, especially for … Continue reading Rokjesdag

2014 The World In Your Classroom Project The Hague

A couple of months ago, I signed up for the great World In Your Classroom project.  Sponsored by the Municipality of The Hague, in collaboration with ACCESS, PEP, Anglo Info South Holland and The Hague Bridge, this project aims to bring together internationals living in The Hague with Dutch high school students to teach them about other countries … Continue reading 2014 The World In Your Classroom Project The Hague

Mirusia My Favourite Things Tour, The Netherlands

Mirusia comes back to the Netherlands with a grand tour! The Dutch-Australian singer became known as the star soloist with André Rieu, and has toured with him worldwide. With her amazing voice and showmanship Mirusia, along with her band of international musicians present Mirusia's "My favorite things" tour - a wonderful program full of musical highlights, in … Continue reading Mirusia My Favourite Things Tour, The Netherlands