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Ramsey Nasr elected Dutch Poet Laureate.

Dutch/Palestinian poet and actor Ramsey Nasr (1974-) has been chosen as Holland
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Amsterdam monument to Spinoza.

Three hundred years after his death, Jewish philosopher Baruch de Spinoza (1632-1677) has finally been honoured by his native city. A monument designed by local artist Nicolas Dings has been erected o...
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Amsterdam plans new cultural centre.

An advisory committee commissioned by the Amsterdam city council has unveiled plans for a
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First official storyteller appointed in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam city council has appointed professional narrator Karel Baracs as its first official storyteller. Baracs
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Amsterdam railway station

The Royal Institute of Dutch Architects (BNA) has named the new railway station at the Bijlmer ArenA as Building of the Year for 2008. Designed by Jan van Belkum of Arcadis Architecten and Neven Sidor...
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Photographs by Lou Reed.

The Serieuze Zaken Studioos on Biderdijksbreet is hosting an exhibition of urban landscape photographs by legendary rock star Lou Reed. Inaugurated on 10 October by the 65-year-old musician-turned-pho...
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New public library for Amsterdam.

The new Central Public Library on Oosterdokseiland is to open to the public on 7 July. The ultra-modern structure near Central Station is the largest public library in the Netherlands, housing two sma...
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Amstelhof to become Hermitage Museum Amsterdam.

The Amstelhof is to close on 14 May for a complete makeover before reopening as the new Hermitage Museum Amsterdam in 2009. The renovation represents the second phase of a project to transform the for...
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Rembrandt 400 exceeds expectations.

Celebrations for the 400th anniversary of the birth of Rembrandt van Rijn have already exceeded predicted attendance figures. 1.5 million visitors were expected to attend the exhibitions of the Dutch...
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Dutch design on show.

Galleries, shops, restaurants, hotels, clubs and museums around the Dutch capital are taking part in the third edition of the Amsterdam Design project throughout September, showcasing the latest in Du...
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Renovated castle re-opened.

Queen Beatrix has re-opened the mediaeval Muiderslot castle after extensive renovation work to make the castle accessible to the public. Located in Muiden, a small village 14 km north of Amsterdam, th...
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1 fee for Vondelpark theatre.

For the first time in its 33-year history, the popular Vondelpark open-air theatre one of the highlights of Amsterdams summer season has been obliged to charge a nominal entrance fee of 1 due to in...


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