May 4 & 5: Remembering and celebrating

4th of May On the fourth of May, the Dutch were officially liberated from Nazi Germany. This has become the national Remembrance Day for the Netherlands. We have a two-minute silence to commemorate all civilians and armed forces, who died during World War II. In every city, mostly on big squares, the Dutch come together... Continue Reading →

The Utmost Importance: Football

By Jelle de Korte The Dutch care a great deal about certain things. We love democracy, tolerance, bicycles and cheese but most of all: we love football. Not the crazy hand-egg game in the United States. I am talking about REAL football! Not soccer. Football! If you want to understand Dutch culture to its core... Continue Reading →

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