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Join UID for a bike tour on September 9th

UID September 9th Bike Tour

Now that we’re in Dutch land, let’s do things the Dutch way. It’s time to take your cycle, a raincoat, a bottle of water and go on a cycling tour with UID on September 9th at 12 pm, to discover interesting nooks and corners of The Hague. What’s more? Well, getting to meet and chat with people from across the world is just one incentive! Apart from meeting people, you also get to sample some delicious Dutch, African and Arabic delicacies (finger food) after the event, at a picnic in Westbroekpark. To participate, send an email to hello@uidnl.org, with the subject line as ‘Bike Tour’. Hurry, book your spot now! 

Opening of The Hague International Open Day 2017

12-09-2017

Participate in the opening of the 10th edition of The Hague International Open Day by the Deputy-Mayor of International Affairs of The Hague at Museon. Programme: 10:30 am: Welcome with coffee/tea in the International Lounge of the Museon (Stadhouderslaan 37) where you can visit the ’70 Years Peacekeeping’ exhibition and the art exhibition ‘Visualising Peace & Justice’ by students of the Design Academy Eindhoven and the KABK 11:00 am: Start of the opening with a welcome by Marie- Christine van der Sman (Director of Museon); - Official opening of The Hague Int...

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The Hague Bridge's “North meets South”: Walking tours in Benoordenhout and Bezuidenhout

04-09-2017

Benoordenhout and Bezuidenhout, two neighbourhoods in The Hague seperated by the Haagse Bos, both have their own unique characters. The Hague Bridge invites you for a series of walking tours in Benoordenhout and Bezuidenhout, where you get the chance to learn more about these neighbourhoods. Programme: 01:45 pm - Assemble at the Church of Our Saviour The Hague (Entrance at Helenastraat 8) 02:00 pm - Welcome by Lilianne Blankwaard (City District director Haagse Hout) and Willem Post (International Advisor to the Mayor & Deputy-Mayors) 02:15 pm - Start of the walking ...

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Den Haag Marathon - September Walk for Peace event

04-09-2017

The  Den Haag Marathon Foundation is run by volunteers who organize running and walking events in and around The Hague in cooperation with the municipality of The Hague. The foundation organises three events during the year. There is a Beach Marathon in January and July with both, running and walking routes.  Walk for Peace on Sunday 24 September 2017 The main event is in September during the Peace week from 18 to 24 September 2017. The foundation holds a Walk for Peace on Sunday 24 September 2017.The September walk for Peace event has 60, 42, 21, 10 and 5 kilometre r...

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Summertime Festival with the Hague Bridge

06-07-2017

In the weekend of July 14, 15, 16 2017 the Hague Bridge celebrates the international music city that is The Hague. With you, with many of our international musicians and with the lovely people from our city. the Hague Bridge would like to welcome you at the OPENING RECEPTION on Friday July 14th at 4.30 pm on Grote Markt, at Hoender en Hop. Interesting conversations in multiple languages are a guarantee! If you would like to join please contact Martin Born at martin.born@denhaag.nl before July 12th. General information Showcase of international music city The Hague ...

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Table of Hope on 18 June, 2017

08-06-2017

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We have a new company page on Linkedin!

09-05-2017

We are excited to announce our new company page on LinkedIn! Please like and share our page to stay updated our latest news! 

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"Welcome to Loosduinen’ walking tour and lecture

03-04-2017

The Hague Bridge invites you to a special walking tour and lecture in the city district of Loosduinen on Tuesday, 4 April. During this tour we will visit the Ockenburg Estate and Kijkduin. The event will start with a walking tour through Ockenburg Estate and will end in the Kijkduin beach resort. Willem Post will give a lecture in Kijkduin about the history of the former village of Loosduinen and the dynamics of Kijkduin. Programme 18:45 hrs. Assemble at the Brasserie OCK 19:00 hrs. Start walking tour from Ockenburg Estate to Kijkduin 20:00 hrs. Arrival at the NH Atla...

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Calling all volunteers for NLdoet

09-03-2017

Organise a collection campaign for the Food Bank, make pancakes for senior citizens, make birthday treats for children from low-income families, held spruce up the scouting clubhouse, create a play area at a city farm. There are more than 200 chores in The Hague listed on the website www.nldoet.nl, so take a look and sign up. NLdoet is the biggest volunteering event in The Hague and the rest of the Netherlands. Hundreds of Hague residents will roll up their sleeves and become acquainted with volunteer work. You can experience a day as a volunteer before perhaps making ...

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Unity Within Diversity - Refugees' Integration Symposium Volunteer

07-01-2017

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Volunteer The Hague's Networking Event December 7th Edition

13-12-2016

Photos courtesy of Roy Strik Please visit our Facebook page for more photos.

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Come and Join Amnesty's Writer's Block 2016

22-11-2016

Amnesty will be hosting a Writer's Block Festival on December 9th, 2016 at The Hague University where you will have the opportunity to be part of the world's largest human rights campaign! During this event you will be given the chance to join The Hague's most renown musicians, politicians, artists, television personalities and journalists in writing a letter to convince goverment officials to release people imprisoned for expressing their opinion! Therefore, bring your friends to enjoy the live program with movies, music, art, live drawing, poetry and student performa...

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Receive Your Discount Card When You Volunteer

15-11-2016

Did you know that if you volunteer you are able to have access to an exclusive discount card allowing you to use it on different stores and activties around The Hague? It is the perfect card for yourself or for trips with your loved ones ranging from 5 course meals to museums, movies and even the hairdresser! To see the entire list of activties you can do, visit the Den Haag Doet KortingsPas page. All you need to do is volunteer and apply at Den Haag Doet.  Volunteering is caring for the community and this is just the perfect bonus for it!

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Rooftop Market

06-11-2016

Date: Friday, November 11 at 4 PM - 6 PM Location: UrbanFarmers Netherlands, Televiestraat 2, 2525KD The Hague "The UF market is open, come buy your tomatoes!" Dear friends of Urban Farmers, On November 11, the doors are extra wide open! Come along to our roof and buy your own fresh tomatoes, micro greens, lettuce and fish. Our stall will be well-stocked, we promise! Good to know: Admission is free and you can pay only in cash for now. Source

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Merchants of Doubt

06-11-2016

Date: Friday, November 11 at 7 PM - 10 PM Location: Het Nutshuis, Riviervismarkt 5, 2513 AM The Hague Can you "sell" doubt? This November "Merchants of Doubt" will be screened and discussed in TransitieCinema. A documentary inspired by the book, Merchants of Doubt examines the history of corporate-financed public relations efforts to sow confusion and skepticism about scientific research. The filmmakers interviewed more than a dozen individuals who have been involved in a series of conflicts ranging from the regulation of tobacco products due to the health risks to ...

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MIND the GAP

06-11-2016

Date: Thursday, November 10 at 9:30 AM - 5 PM Location: The Student Hotel The Hague, Hoefkade 9, 2526 BN The Hague *A free congress about inequality*  Organized by social and cultural development students, from all over the world! As with all human rights violations, breaking the silence is the first step. It's all about bonding people.  So please, MIND...THE...GAP Location first part: the Student Hotel The Hague Location second part: the Hague University Including free lunch and drinks! SIGN UP: mindthegap1011@gmail.com Source

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InterAccess Presents: The Mix & Match Borrel

06-11-2016

Date: Thursday, November 10 at 4 PM - 8 PM Location: iForesee, Enthovenplein 25, 2521DA The Hague Get ready for a fresh new edition of the InterAccess borrel! New themes, new location, new InterAccess members to organise the perfect events for you..! InterAccess presents… The Mix and Match borrel!!!  Receive a special interaccess card and find the person who has the card matching yours (if you get a Jay-Z card, find Beyoncé) ! There’s no better way to meet new internationals and fellow students! As for our new location, say goodbye to the tiny HHS Sports Bar and...

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Overstock Days

06-11-2016

Date: Saturday November 12 at 10 AM to Sunday November 13 at 5 PM Location: Multiple Locations, Hofkwartier Den Haag The shops, restaurants and other businesses of the historic Hofkwartier in The Hague are diving into their warehouses and basements for special offers. These surprising offers are available during the Overstock Days. Restaurants and cafes have special overstock menus and promotions. Mini workshops and tastings are also especially organised for Overstock days.  Overstock Days were a great success last year, with more than 60 participating companies. So...

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Art Walk Statenkwartier

23-10-2016

Date: Saturday, October 29 at 12 PM - 6 PM Location: Multiple Locations, Statenkwartier, The Hague During the weekend of 29 and October 30, 2016 a number of artists from the Statenkwartier district in The Hague are organizing an art walk along a seven houses and workshops under the motto "Art at Home". The route for walking or cycling. See the Google map for the addresses: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1S03N_FA9puOZaDROwDJyC7bYWGo&usp=sharing Source

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Exhibition: 'Connect the dots, collected thoughts'

23-10-2016

Date: Saturday, October 29 at 2 PM - 6 PM Location: Studio van 't Wout interieurarchitecten, Zeestraat 94, 2518 AD The Hague A one-off presentation by Studio van 't Wout: A unique ceramic series entitled 'dotted by' historical Chinese vase forms by Nicole Donkers. By re-use of plastics and the use of batik and various oriental glaze techniques, exclusive dot patterns form on pottery and porcelain. Source

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Jazz-Lab

23-10-2016

Date: Sunday, October 30 at 3 PM - 6 PM Location: Beergarden, Kerkplein, 2513 AX The Hague Beergarden presents Jazz-Lab Jazz-Lab is not your typical jazzy afternoon. Here, Jazz will be combined with other disciplines such as visuals and spoken word. Take a look into the world of Michael Varekamp, Kern Koppen and Jeff Aries and be inspired by the creative process of these musical masterminds. Entrance: FREE Source

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Kompaan Music Sessions: October

23-10-2016

Date: Saturday, October 29 at 7 PM - 2 AM Location: Kompaan Craft Beer Bar, Saturnusstraat 55, 2516 AE The Hague Kompaan Music Sessions in association with Hummingbird Music. Live music, craft beer, and the best BBQ in town. Hummingbird Music provides a platform for local up and coming musicians. Free entry Source

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Museum Night The Hague 2016

23-10-2016

Date: Saturday, October 29 at 8 PM - 1 AM Location: Multiple Locations, The Hague The Hague’s Museum Night erupts on Saturday the 29th of October! Almost 40 cultural institutions open their doors for you from 20:00 until 01:00. Besides all the beautiful art you can spot in this city, there will be a programme with dance, music, theatre and much more. A night to remember! THEME The theme of this years Museum Night is Real Fake. When is something art and who determines that? And how do you show yourself to the outside world and is this who you really are? Is what we se...

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Haagse OOGST: Grassroots Festival

23-10-2016

Date: Sunday, October 30 at 1:30 PM - 5 PM Location: Huijgenspark, The Hague On October 30 LUSTHOFxl organizes the Haagse Oogst Festival in the Huijgenspark. Haagse Oogst is a stage where all urban harvest is shown in the broadest sense of the word to The Hague: fresh harvest, live music, storytelling, children's activities, picnic, compost bakers, solar water heaters, cooking, workshops, and much more... Keep your harvest! During Haagse Oogst you can store your sustainable "harvest" to share with the rest of the city. For example, the 20 kilos of apples that you ...

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November Cheap Flight Deals

19-10-2016

November can be a stressful month especially when the weather is getting colder and the nights are getting longer! A good idea to eliminate the stress could be going on a trip. Here is a list of cheap flights that we have accumulated for you in the month of November! Spain and Thailand could be perfect places to go for a warmer holiday during this time of year. Mallorca, Spain Starting from 26 eurosDate: Wednesday November 9th- Wednesday November 16thLocation: Departure from Eindhoven Airport  

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World Egg Day – Friday October 14th 2016

12-10-2016

This year marks the 21st birthday of World Egg Day – Friday October 14th 2016. World Egg Day is a unique opportunity to help raise awareness of the benefits of eggs and is celebrated in countries all around the world.World Egg Day was established at the IEC Vienna 1996 conference when it was decided to celebrate World Egg Day on the second Friday in October each year.  Julian Madeley, Director General of World Egg Organisation (WEO) explains this year’s objectives: “Eggs can make a crucial contribution to our diet on an individual level, and can also help to fu...

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9 Signs You're Going to Be Successful in Whatever You Do

11-10-2016

9 Signs You're Going to Be Successful in Whatever You Do We all define success differently. We all should define it differently (and here's why). Yet, at the same time, highly successful people share a number of common traits and attitudes. They're willing to face vulnerability, emotional ups and downs, and the risk of public and private failure. They want to succeed on their terms-and they aren't willing to accept a cap on their success. Here are nine ways to know if you have what it takes to be successful: 1. You Enjoy Succeeding Through Others Talent is obviously ...

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Japanese Garden in Clingendael Park, The Hague

07-10-2016

Opening hours Due to its fragility, the Japanese Garden can be visited only during a short period of the year. Autumn opening: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Saturday, 8 October to Sunday, 23 October 2016 Given the garden's fragility, it is not possible to visit it with strollers or baby carriages and electric mobility devices. A separate entrance is available for wheelchairs with a special route through the garden. In addition it is also prohibited to enter the garden with dogs. If the garden has too many visitors, you may have to wait outside before you are allowed in. Hist...

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Night of the Volunteer: Karaoke with elderly

04-10-2016

When:Friday 07 October 2016 from 18:00 till 21:00 Where:HWW Moerwijk, Twickelstraat 120, Den Haag Want to do something different on your Friday night? Specially for singers with talent and everyone who loves to sing. Karaoke is always good for an entertaining night. Together with the elderly of HWW Moerwijk, you are going to sing some golden oldies!  This Friday, the 7th of October, The Hague transforms in the Night of the Volunteer. You can go disco-bowling with homeless people, experience a Dutch night with elderly, play sports with kids or go for an karaokenight ...

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World Animal Day

04-10-2016

World Animal Day is an international day of action for animal rights and welfare celebrated annually on October 4. On October 4, 1930, World Animal Day was celebrated for the first time. Today, the 4th of October, is a special day to celebrate animal life in all its forms. Building the celebration of World Animal Day unites the animal welfare movement, mobilising it into a global force to make the world a better place for all animals.  It's celebrated in different ways in every country, irrespective of nationality, religion, faith or political ideology.  Through incr...

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How To Gain Extra Energy For Your Day

29-09-2016

As an expat in a new country one of the important factors other than housing and finding a job or school is food! There is no day you can go without food and depending on you as an individual it can be something you do once up to ten times a day. The most important meal of the day is breakfast. It will give you the energy you need for the day as well as set the tone for the day. When you start off with a wholesome breakfast, it will also guide your day to be healthy. Therefore today I will teach you a simple yet delicious and nutritious sandwich you can make on your own...

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Restaurant Week

27-09-2016

The popular Restaurant Week takes place from 29 September to 9 October 2016 throughout the Netherlands and the spring edition includes nearly 30 restaurants in The Hague.  From 29 September to 9 October you can enjoy an exclusive 3-course dinner for only € 27.50 or lunch for € 22.50 in the 500 best restaurants in the Netherlands. The prices are excluding drinks. The biggest culinary event of Europe is being organised again by the online restaurant guide DiningCity. You can reserve your table (for a maximum of 10 guests) via the website of Restaurant Week. Restau...

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Lecture: Climate Change

25-09-2016

Date: Monday, September 26 at 7 PM - 9 PM Location: Pavlov Den Haag, Spui 173, 2511 BM The Hague Is climate change a catalyst for different security risks? Will climate change make climate refugees and potential conflicts more common in the century ahead? To what extent are governments prepared for climate refugees? During this evening different speakers will discuss climate change as a security issue and its future implications. Speakers: Dr. Louise van Schaik, Senior Research Fellow at the Clingendael Institute Prof. Dr. Frank Biermann, research professor of Global S...

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Salt Market: Scheveningen

25-09-2016

Date: September 30 – October 2 from 12 to 7 PM Location: Salt Market, De Pier, Scheveningen It's time for Salt Market! On September 30, October 2 & 1, all our participants are here again with excellent products DePier in Scheveningen! From fashionable clothes to fine antiques, furniture, handmade jewelery and local products, snacks and drinks, and Live Music on Sunday! The companies on the Pier are just naturally open to the public and admission is free. Sea you at Salt! Source

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Hoogtij#46

25-09-2016

Friday, September 30 at 7 PM - 11 PM Location: Multiple Loactions, City Center, The Hague HOOGTIJ- foremost cultural tours in The Hague Enjoy art and culture in The Hague’s inner city! During Hoogtij#46, you can visit more than 20 art locations throughout the inner city of the Hague on Friday evening from 19.00-23.00; you can go alone or under the guidance of a Hoogtij guide (sign-up before 28 September via mailing@hoogtij.net). Hoogtij starts from 18.00 at the Nutshuis garden (entrance: Jan Hendrikstraat next to the Ibis Hotel).  For more information, check:hoogt...

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Generation Discover Festival

25-09-2016

Date: October 1 – October 5 from 9 AM to 6 PM Location: Malieveld, The Hague Discover the future of energy, science and innovation.  From Saturday October 1st to Wednesday October 5th, Shell, together with partners, will be organising the Generation Discover Festival at the Malieveld in the Hague. A free, educational event about energy, science and technology, Generation Discover is a uniquely interactive science experience for all ages. Visit generationdiscover.nl for more info Source

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Volkskeuken's Pumpkin Watermelon Ballroom Dancing

25-09-2016

Date: Saturday, October 1 at 7 PM - 10 PM Location: Lekkernassûh, Witte de Withstraat 121, 2518 CS The HagueOn Saturday the 1st of October VOLKSKEUKEN proudly hosts Pumpkin Watermelon Ballroom Dancing.  To celebrate times of metrological confusion we combined our favorites from the summer and autumn. Our timebanker Kosta Tonev inspired us with this interesting harvest in Bulgaria (see picture). What will this taste like!? We asked the same... Liselotte and co will announce the exact menu a couple of days before the dinner.  COST: 1,00 H + € 3 (for ingredients) Di...

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Intenational Kite Festival Scheveningen

22-09-2016

        Date: September 24 at 12 PM to September 25 at 6 PM Location: Scheveningen Boulevard, Scheveningen Kite Festival Scheveningen is the largest international kite event in the Netherlands. During the Festival on 24 and 25 September at Scheveningen beach, you can admire the most unusual kites from all over the world. Kite-flying professionals have been invited to show off their stuff in the skies above the largest beach resort in the Netherlands. More than 200 kite-flying enthusiasts from 5 continents and nearly 20 countries will send their masterpieces to the...

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Prinsjesdag 2016

18-09-2016

Date: Tuesday September 20 at 10 AM - 6 PM Location: The Hague City Center Prinsjesdag is the traditional start of the parliamentary year for the senate and government in The Hague. On the third Tuesday of September, King Willem-Alexander gives a speech announcing the government's major plans for the coming year. Prior to the reading of the speech, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima ride in the Golden (now Glass) carriage, followed by other important royal family members, on a tour from Noordeinde Palace through Lange Voorhout to the Binnenhof. Because of the la...

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UNConference: Change for Peace

18-09-2016

Date: Wednesday September 21 at 12:30 PM - 6 PM Location: Humanity House, Prinsegracht 8, 2512GA The Hague What can you change for peace? What will your contribution be to implement the UN sustainable development goals? And what or who do you need to ensure your ideas on peace have real impact? On the International Day of Peace, Humanity House and HagueTalks organize an UNconference The Hague where all your ideas will be gathered, heard, discussed and… set in motion!  The UNconference is an idea laboratory. Topics and agenda’s are not determined beforehand, but w...

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The Six Senses for Peace

18-09-2016

Date: Wednesday at 6:30 PM - 9 PM Location: Paard van Troje, Prinsegracht 1, 2512 GA The Hague The Six Senses for Peace Could we set peace and justice in motion? On International Peace Day, speakers will use one of the six senses, eyes, tongue, nose, ears, mind and body to overcome challenges and contribute to peace. And they challenge original minds like you from within and beyond the field of peace and justice to contribute to the conversation. The speakers are interspersed with two special peace speeches performed by the Royal Theatre and the National Theatre. Spe...

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Set for Peace

18-09-2016

Date: Wednesday, September 21 at 9 PM - 1 AM Location: Paard van Troje, Prinsegracht 1, 2512 GA The Hague On the 21st of September, on the International Day of Peace, DJ’s worldwide will play a set for peace. In The Hague, this will happen inPaard van Troje; entrance is free! The young and upcoming DJ’s who won the Just Peace DJ contest are: Stan van de Ven DJ (Nijmegen) ENKA (Amsterdam) DVICE (Leiden) Ennergize (The Hague) Jitze Dool (Leiden) They will all play their ‘set for peace’ between 21:00 and 01:00. Timeschedule will follow!  Get your FREE ti...

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TodaysArt Festival 2016

18-09-2016

Date: September 23 – September 24 Location: TodaysArt, Multiple Locations, The Hague The 12th edition of the TodaysArt festival takes place from September 22-25, 2016.  After two editions at the seaside of The Hague, this year the festival relocates to the city centre. What to expect? An adventurous and diverse selection of performances and concerts, club nights, installations, public space interventions and the Bright Collisions symposium program. Now confirmed: # Ali Eslami [IR] # Ánde Somby [NO] # BAKK* [NL] # bRUNA & Wooky + Alba G. Corral [ES] # Charlott...

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Rrrollend Den Haag

18-09-2016

Date: September 23 – September 25 Location: Lange Voorhout, 2514EJ The Hague, Netherlands 3-day Food truck festival at the Lange Voorhout in Den Haag. Friday, September 23 from 16:00 to 23:00 Saturday, September 24 from 12:00 to 23:00 Sunday, September 25 from 12:00 to 21:00 ❋ The participants are known, so you can come good taste, eat, and enjoy a drink. Free Entrance Source

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Hague In Peace 2016

18-09-2016

Date: Friday, September 23 at 7 PM - 12 AM Location: Humanity House, Prinsegracht 8, 2512GA The Hague “We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves”- Dalai Lama Come and celebrate and talk about peace with changemakers of today and tomorrow. - Peace Dialogue -Stand-up comedy -Music and Dance performances -Workshops -The lIving museum of Peace And much more. Entrance: Free For more info please check the FB page or contact via email:info@cultureclash4u.com Source

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Just Peace. Festival of peace and justice

18-09-2016

Date: September 21 – September 25 Location: Multiple Locations, The Hague During 21-25 September, The Hague will be dedicated to the Just Peace Festival. With a wealth of activities, the city will celebrate the U.N.-declared International Day of Peace together with you. You can take your pick from a number of festivities during the Just Peace Festival, such as a running event, debates, concerts, tours and (photo) exhibitions. Sneak a peek behind the scenes at a number of international organisations working towards a better world when they open their doors to the pu...

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The Hague International Open Day

18-09-2016

Date: Sunday, September 25 at 10 AM - 5 PM Location: Multiple Locations, The Hague The Hague’s international organisations work hard at making the world a safer and better place. Of course, this work goes on behind closed doors within the walls of the many international organisations that have a home in this city, such as the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, OPCW, Unicef and the organisations in the Peace Palace. One day each year, you can visit these unique institutions. This year, The Hague International Open Day takes place on Sunday 25 Se...

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Flags of Peace

18-09-2016

Date: 21-25 September 2016 Location: Koningin Juliana Plein, The Hague Throughout history there have been several attempts to establish a peace flag. A universal collection of symbols exist that we associate with peace yet no single peace flag has gained complete international recognition and permanence. What defines peace? How could it be symbolised? And what must a peace flag achieve? With the project, Flags of Peace, design agency Trapped in Suburbia seeks to answer these questions. The project aims to gather a flag design from every nation in the world. Through c...

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International Heinrich Schütz Festival

16-09-2016

International Heinrich Schütz Festival Friday, September 16th, 2016, starting at 20.30h Kloosterkerk, The Hague The Residential Chamber participates in the International Heinrich Schütz Festivalorganized by Hans Jansen in September in the Monastery Church in The Hague. The Residence Chamber Choir will perform several works by Heinrich Schütz. The Hague Church Music Ensemble conducted by Hans Jansen brings works by Max Reger and Siegfried Reda.The choirs will also act together: for double the Psalms 100 and 130 Aus der Tiefe ruf ich, Herr, zu dir by Heinrich Sch..

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Roller Skating Tour of The Hague

16-09-2016

Do you think you are ready to pull on your roller skates or rollerblades and cruise around The Hague to the jamming tunes of a DJ?  Then You are invited to join in on the fun when the free Roller Skating Tour of The Hague, the ‘Haagse Skatetóg’, skates off from Zuiderpark on Sunday, 18 September. The event will take place weather permitting. The tour will start and end in Zuiderpark by the Sparta athletics club (Mr P. Drooglever Fortuynweg, 250 metres from the Melis Stokelaan entrance to Zuiderpark). You can check in between 14.00 and 15.15 hrs. and the tour will b...

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08-09-2016

The world in your Classroom The World in Your Classroom is a volunteer programme for internationals who live in the The Hague region. TWIYC promotes positive intercultural communication between Dutch teenagers and international adults by organizing guest lectures at local high schools in English. Lecturers talk about their cultures, countries or areas of expertise for the most advanced pupils. They receive a special training to prepare for their lectures during which they learn about the Dutch educational system, how to make a lesson plan and how to keep their intervent...

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Moments from August 31 Networking Event Series

06-09-2016

We have more pictures to add. Please make sure you check the Facebook page for the rest of the pictures soon. 

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Food Truck Festival TREK

06-09-2016

The Food Truck Festival TREK will come to The Hague’s Westbroekpark for the 3rd time from 8 to 11 September 2016. For 4 days Westbroekpark will be transformed into a giant outdoor restaurant with delicious food, live music and theatre.  TREK will be filled with more than 30 mobile kitchens where many different kinds of food can be tasted – from oysters to sausage and from organic fries to vegetarian meals. There will be plenty of chairs and tables, but feel free to bring your own picnic blanket, if you'd like. The ‘BurgeRmeester van Trek’ (Mayor of TREK) will p...

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06-09-2016

  Night of the Dictatorships   The Night of the Dictatorships takes place in The Hague on Friday, 9 September. With lectures, debates, interviews, films and workshops at many different locations reflecting on the meaning of democracy and the rule of law.   By looking at a life without freedom, it will become clear what democracy means to us. The activities are organised by ProDemos and the Prison Gate Museum (Gevangenpoort). Programme With more than 20 activities at various locations in The Hague’s city centre, the Night of the Dictatorships is bigger than ever. In ...

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Embassy Festival

29-08-2016

Embassy Festival in The Hague will bring its 4th edition on the Lange Voorhout on Saturday, 3 September. More than 25 different countries will be there to surprise you with a day of music, art, theatre, literature, culinary delights, dance and children's activities. The Embassy Festival will be held from 12.00 to 20.00 hrs. on Saturday, 3 September on the Lange Voorhout in The Hague’s city centre. Entrance is free of charge. The Embassy Festival is organised by PROOOST, the agency which is also the driving force behind the successful ‘The Life I Live’ festival. The...

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How Volunteering Helps Professionally

16-08-2016

Why Volunteering Is a Smart Career Strategy 6 Ways to Get Started Many job seekers overlook the value of volunteering for building relationships and career opportunities. Some think their time is too valuable for volunteering; they don’t want to give away a skill for free that they’re hoping to get paid for. Others think any time spent volunteering takes away time that could be used for job seeking. Still others may not think their skills are needed in volunteer work, or they simply don’t see how it can help their careers. First of all, you should be getting p...

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Opening International Fireworks Festival

07-08-2016

Date: Friday, August 12 at 9:45 PM Location: Scheveningen Boulevard, Scheveningen  International Fireworks Festival in Scheveningen is the largest annual fireworks event in the Netherlands. During this free event two consecutive weekends, a total of 8 professional fireworks shows, are shot from a pontoon in the North Sea off the coast of Scheveningen. Source

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Dramtune

07-08-2016

Date: Saturday, August 13 at 5 PM - 11 PM Location: Waterkant roeibotenverhuur/ theeschenkerij, Kapelweg 55, 2587 BK The Hague Dramtune Whisky & Music Night at De Waterkant in The Hague’s Westbroekpark, featuring a Dramtune tasting based on a wide range of excellent Single Malt Whisky and also featuring the vibrant and groovy music of DJ HESSLER and the german band DIE FREEDES from Bochum, with their enchanting cheesy Surf Funk sound full of psychedelic hints of deepfried Soul. Food and all other drinks can be ordered at the Waterkant bar all evening. Free en...

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Summer Evening Market - Brocante fair

07-08-2016

Date: Tuesday August 9 at 2 PM - 9 PM Location: Di Sopra, Schokkerweg 37, 2583 BH The Hague Four beautiful summer evening markets in the 2nd inner harbor of Scheveningen. The fourth, and final edition is an antiques fair. Region Targeted exhibitors presenting their local products in a nostalgic way. Think of beautiful unique borcante accessories, artisan baked bread or tasting stalls. Come and visit us, or watch the spectacle from a sunny terrace with an Italian snack and a drink in your hand. Source

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Photo Exhibition: Canon Silver Camera

07-08-2016

Date: August 15 – August 27, 7 AM till 5 PM Location:Atrium Den Haag, Spui 70, 2511 BT The Hague What is the best press photo of 2015? Which picture has made the biggest impression and is etched in our collective memory? The Canon Silver Camera is the most important award for photo-journalism in the Netherlands. Photojournalists and photographers broaden our view of the world, thanks to their craftsmanship, vision and perseverance we get the chance to see what is happening in the world. The exhibition in the Atrium of The Hague shows a selection of series and so...

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Innovators for Peace and Justice

07-08-2016

Date: Tuesday, August 16 at 5:30 PM - 7 PM Location: Centre for Innovation The Hague, Schouwburgstraat 2, 2511 VA The Hague Technology can drive peace and justice. Innovative solutions increasingly make use of new types of data, mobile technologies and social media. Big or small (data), high-tech or low-tech: the challenge is to maximise the benefits while minimising the risks that come with the so-called data revolution.  Let yourself be inspired by innovators creating digital solutions for peace and justice.  Registration is free. RSVP via the link below:  http...

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On The Table at Reinkenstraat

07-08-2016

Date: Sunday, August 28 at 2 PM - 10 PM Location: Reinkenstraat, 2517 The Hague Reinkenstraat in Duinoord hosts so many quality craft businesses that entrepreneurs transform on Sunday, August 28th to a summer outdoor restaurant. They invite you 'On the table'. "At the table in the Reinkenstraat 'is certainly not a standard food (truck) festival". Between 14:00 and 22:00, you can choose from many delicious snacks, beverages, culinary products, appetizers, entrees, desserts, drinks and more! Take note of this summer's culinary festival in The Hague! Source

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Cinéma: HUMAN by Yann-Arthus Bertrand

07-08-2016

Date: Friday, August 26 at 8 PM - 11 PM Location: Het Nutshuis, Riviervismarkt 5, 2513 AM The Hague Richard Schreurs, president of the AF committee in TheHague and Martin Beyer, CEO of the French Alliance Foundation in the Netherlands, are pleased to invite you to a cocktail / film screening in the presence of Mrs Françoise Bertrand, member of the HUMAN film production team (2015, subtitles in French) Free admission subject to availability, but please reserve in advance (http://www.aflahaye.nl/v2/cinema-human-het-nutshuis/). Reservations are taken in chronological o...

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Volunteer The Hague - Networking Event Series

05-08-2016

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Nautical Market

24-07-2016

Date: Tuesday July 26 at 2 PM - 9 PM Location: Di Sopra, Schokkerweg 37, 2583 BH The Hague SUMMER EVENING MARKET - NAUTICAL MARKET Four beautiful summer evening markets in the 2nd inner harbor of Scheveningen. This second edition is dedicated to the Nautical. After all, we are close to the sea! See how nautical crafts are demonstrated in an authentic way, test model boats and walking along the stalls with nautical products. Source

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Open Air Cinema: Stranded in Canton

24-07-2016

Date: Thursday, July 28 at 8:15 PM - 11:15 PM Location: Humanity House, Prinsegracht 8, 2512GA The Hague, Netherlands Come enjoy this Open Air film in #TheHague, about a Congolese businessman whose trade in T-shirts runs into difficulty, leaving him stranded in Guangzhou.  This summer Humanity House opens its terrace for a whole series of open-air films: Open Air Cinema 2016! Theme this year is #migration. Check out the program: https://www.humanityhouse.org/en/series/open-air-cinema-the-hague-2016-en/ Source

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Friday Expat Drink at The Hague Open Tennis Tournament

24-07-2016

Date: Friday, July 29 at 1 PM - 11 PM Location: ATP Challenger The Hague Open, Mets Tennisbanen Berkenbosch Blokstraat 20, Scheveningen We have 100 free tickets available for Friends of Expats Events! Extra tickets are avalaible at www.thehagueopen.nl  Ticket reservation starts Wednesday 13 July 13:13. (max 2 pp) Here is the link to get your free tickets: https://www.eventbrite.nl/e/tickets-the-hague-open-friday-expat-drink-26443111057  From 13.00 - Entrance and watch tennis @ centre court From 16.30 - Friday Expat Drink with DJ Stan Lee @ Mets Plaza From 18.30 ...

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Internations Saturday Summer Night Drinks in the City!

24-07-2016

Date: Saturday, July 30 at 7:30 PM - 12 AM Location: Pavlov Den Haag, Spui 173, 2511 The Hague Please join us for another social network eventm music and drinks in the city centre at Pavlov. Pavlov is such a place with so many new faces in town, those of you who haven't been there before will be delighted to discover the warmth of this establishment. The venue is centrally located and housed in a charming, 'heritage listed', building on the Spui in The Hague - close to theaters, shops and nightlife. FREE finger food and FREE welcome drink for all those who arrive b...

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Swan Market Den Haag

24-07-2016

Date: Sunday, July 31 at 12 PM - 6 PM Location: Kerkplein, The Hague, Netherlands ★ shopping ★ fashion ★ vintage ★ interior ★ design ★ art ★ food trucks ★ live music ★ vedett ★ kids fun ★ ❁ Swan Market Den Haag ❁ ❁ Entrance = FREE! ❁ Source

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The Hague trivia challenge: How well do you know Den Haag?

06-07-2016

From the most desolate places to the busy, bustling streets in the Hague. Do you know where this impressive graffiti is?

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Photo Exhibition - Climate: State of Emergency

03-07-2016

Date: Wednesday July 6 at 4 PM - 7 PM Location: Centrale Bibliotheek, Spui 68, 2511 BT The Hague The French Alliance in The Hague presents the photo exhibition "Climate: State of Emergency "43 photos from 105 participanting French Alliances among 830 Alliances worldwide. From 30 November to 12 December, France organized the COP21, the major international meeting on climate. It is in this conference that the exhibition was shown, at Le Bourget in Paris and in Lyon and Rouen. The international tour starts with the Netherlands, in The Hague. The opening of the exhibi...

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Exhibition: African Heroes

03-07-2016

Date : Monday July 4 at 9 AM – Saturday July 9 at 5 PM Location: Atrium Den Haag, Spui 70, 2511 BT The Hague From Monday 4 till Monday, July 18th, the exhibition Afrcian Heroes takes place in the Atrium of The Hague City Hall. The Hague African Festival collaborates with artists from The Hague to involve more young people at the festival. Part of the THAF is a large exhibition in the Atrium. The theme of the exhibition in 2016, African Heroes. Africa has produced many heros in politics, sports and culture. That is what we want to show to the visitors. Topaze i...

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Border Sessions Festival 2016

03-07-2016

Date: Wednesday July 6 at 8 AM – Thursday July 7 at 8 PM Location: Korzo, Prinsestraat 42, 2513 CE The Hague, Netherlands Sunglasses, lotion and festival tickets. We always wanted to mix them in one sentence but it’s hard if you’re preparing for a festival on the doorsteps of the Dutch winter. This year will be different. The new festival dates come with a multitude of sunshine, high summer spirits and optimistic planning. Block 6 & 7 July in your agenda for the 5th edition of Border Sessions Festival. Two days full of innovators, scientist, makers, desi...

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Parade Den Haag 2016

03-07-2016

Date: Friday July 8 at 6 PM – Sunday July 17  at 9 PM Location: Westbroekpark, Kapelweg, 2587 BK The Hague During the annual Parade, more than 100 theater, dance, mime and music performances will be on stage, mostly made especially for the parade. The traveling theater festival starts their tour tradition in Rotterdam, in the Museum. In addition to the evening performances, every day includes an extensive Kids Parade with theater, music performances and workshops. Source

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Sustainable Fashion Show

03-07-2016

          Date: Friday, July 8 at 7 PM - 10 PM Location: Vleugels, Elandstraat 77a, 2513 GM The Hague Bar en Zo & Vleugels invite you to a sustainable fashion show. The show is in the theme of sustainable produced slow fashion and recycled pieces. You are welcome from 19:00. With Vleugels on Elandstraat 77a dress yourself with the most sustainable outfit to win a beautiful handmade jewel of cocobolo. Admission is free and only on presentation of invitation. Invitations are available from bar en zo, normal gets you nowhere & Vleugels. Source

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The Hague African Festival

03-07-2016

  Date: Sunday, July 10 at 1 PM - 10 PM Location: Spuiplein, The Hague You cannot imagine summer without the swirling of The Hague African Festival. Africa in the City will be on full blast on July 10 again in full glory on the Hague Spuiplein. Prior to the main acts of The Hague African festival on July 10, several activities are planned in June and July. From 4 to 18 July, the Atrium will feature a special African Painting Exhibition. With the theme African Heroes, a number of African heroes will be honoured. Just before as last year, the exhibition will be th...

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June Edition of Volunteer The Hague Networking Event Series

29-06-2016

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Photo exhibition Panama opens its doors to the world

26-06-2016

Date: Tuesday June 28 – July 2,  Jun 28 at 7 AM to Jul 2 at 2 PM Location: Atrium Den Haag, Spui 70, 2511 BT The Hague The Embassy of Panama in the Netherlands proudly presents the exhibition Panama opens its doors to the world of Tuesday, June 28 t / m Saturday, July 2nd until 14:00 the Panama photo exhibition opens its doors to the world in the Atrium of The Hague . The images take you on a journey through the construction of the Panama Canal Expansion. These are the major works on the channel since its original construction. The project includes the creation o...

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Film & Conversation: 5 year South-Sudan

26-06-2016

Date: Tuesday June 28 at 7:30 PM - 9:45 PM Location: Humanity House, Prinsegracht 8, 2512GA The Hague South Sudan, the youngest country in the world, turns 5 years old on 9 July 2016. Reason to celebrate? Come and watch the documentary ''We Come As Friends'' (Hupert Sauper, 2014), and join the conversation on the current situation in South Sudan. After the film, Klaas van Dijken (a.o. guest correspondent (South) Sudan for The Correspondent) will have a conversation with Rens Twijnstra & Godrey Lado. Rens Twijnstra lives and works in South-Sudan and has done much ...

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Guilty until proven innocent? Rwandans in The Netherlands accused of genocide

26-06-2016

  Date: Wednesday June 28 at 8 PM - 10 PM Location: Humanity House, Prinsegracht 8, 2512GA The Hague, Netherlands Rwandans in the Netherlands: Guilty until proven innocent? The Dutch and Rwandan government work together to persecute Rwandans living in the Netherlands and who are accused of participating in the Rwandan genocide of 1994. But what if accusations seem to be politically or economically motivated? And what if it seems there is no perspective of a fair trial in Rwanda? Around 30 Rwandans living in the Netherlands are accused of participating in the genocid...

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“In my Dreams I want to become a Tourist”

26-06-2016

Date: Thursday, June 30 at 5 PM - 7 PM Location: WTC The Hague Art Gallery, Prinses Margrietplantsoen 582, 2595 BM The Hague "In My Dreams I Want to Become a Tourist", a multimedia exhibition Paulien Bakker, Anisleidy Martínez and Anaïs López The exhibition "In My Dreams I Want to Become a Tourist" by Paulien Bakker journalist, filmmaker and photographer Anaïs Anisleidy Martínez López can be visited from June 16 to August 28, 2016 at WTC The Hague Art Gallery. The official opening will take place on Thursday, June 30th from 17:00 to 19:00. In My Dreams I Wan...

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Zeeheldenfestival 2016

26-06-2016

Date: Wednesday June 29 – July 3, Jun 29 at 12 PM to Jul 3 at 1 PM Location: Prins Hendrikplein, 2518 JC The Hague, Netherlands The 36th edition of the biggest street party in The Hague. Five days of craziness! Music, dance, theater, children, eating, drinking and socializing in the heart of the Zeeheldenkwartier. Admission is free. Source

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KABK Graduation Festival 2016

26-06-2016

  Date: Friday July 1 – July 7, Jul 1 at 4 PM to Jul 7 at 8 PM Location: KABK Den Haag, Prinsessegracht 4, 2514 AN The Hague All students, lecturers and staff of the Royal Academy of Art The Hague cordially invite you to the GRADUATION FESTIVAL 1 July: 16.00-21.00 (opening & awards: 16.00-17.00) 2-7 July: 11.00-20.00 www.kabk.nl From 1 - 7 July bachelor, master and postgraduate students from Artistic Research, ArtScience, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interactive Media Design, Interior Architecture (INSIDE), Interior Architecture & Furni...

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Flagship Market - Zeeheldenfestival

26-06-2016

Date: Saturday, July 2 at 11 AM - 6 PM Location: Zeeheldenkwartier, Prins Hendrikplein 1, 2518 JA The Hague Being distinctive and iconic are central to Zeeheldenkwartier. Behind every good product there is a good story. Therefore Flagship Market creates the opportunity and space for entrepreneurs during the Sunday market in the Prince Hendrikstraat. Both young and old to come into contact with specific products in the field of lifestyle, vintage, fashion and design. This extra edition of the Flagship Market takes place during the Festival Zeehelden only in the Prince H...

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Welcome To The Living Room

26-06-2016

Date: Saturday, July 2 at 12 PM - 5 PM Location: Humanity House, Prinsegracht 8, 2512GA The Hague For an afternoon, the Humanity House terrace will be transformed to the Migrationlab Public Living Room, co-created by migrants, refugees and Dutch locals! In this welcoming and safe space we will find out how an 11 year old girl experience migration; what’s the journey of a Syrian refugee and what perspectives Dutch students have on the current migration challenges. What’s our relationship with languages during our migration journey and how does migration from Europ...

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Thailand Grand Festival 2016

26-06-2016

Date: Saturday July 2 – July 3, Jul 2 at 12 PM to Jul 3 at 8 PM Location: Plein, Den Haag, 2511 C The Hague, Netherlands The Royal Thai Embassy in The Hague and the Thai community in the Netherlands have the pleasure to extend an open invitation for all to attend the “Thailand Grand Festival 2016 or TGF 2016”, an annual celebration that will take place on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 July 2016 from 12.00 to 20.00 hours at Plein, The Hague.  After the success of the previous editions organised in The Hague, the Embassy renews the experience and wishes to invite the ...

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Textile & Fashion Exhibition EXPOSED

20-06-2016

Date: Monday June 20 at 12 AM to Wednesday June 22 at 6 PM Location: De Electriciteitsfabriek, De Constant Rebecqueplein 20, 2518 RA The Hague The Royal Academy of Art The Hague presents: Textile & Fashion Exhibition EXPOSED  Powered by Keep an Eye Foundation From 20 to 22 June 2016 the Electriciteitsfabriek will host the exhibition “Exposed” with works from the graduating students of the Textile & Fashion department of the Royal Academy of Art The Hague (KABK Den Haag). Visitors are invited to experience installations from the gradu­ating collections...

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Photo Exhibition Young & in Control

20-06-2016

Date: Monday June 20 at 9 AM to Saturday July 2 at 2 PM Location: Atrium Den Haag, Spui 70, 2511 BT The Hague In this photo exhibition of the Silver Camera winner Marieke van der Velden, young people from Indonesia and Kenya are portrayed with stories about their sexuality and sexual life. Their stories make it clear why it is important to continue to invest in sexual rights and health. In the Netherlands, being entitled to make their own choices about sexuality is a great thing. Young people can explore their sexuality with the partner of their choice and in their o...

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Café Humanitair: Urban Refugees

20-06-2016

Date: Wednesday June 22 at 5:30 PM - 7 PM Location: Humanity House, Prinsegracht 8, 2512GA The Hague How to survive in a foreign city without papers, work, a social network or a place to stay? Refugees are increasingly staying in urban areas, where they often live unregistered, without any humanitarian support and protection. How can humanitarian organizations help them? In tonight’s edition of ‘Café Humanitaire’, Jeff Crisp will draw from his direct experience and expertise to deliver a presentation on the challenges, threats but also the resilience of urb...

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Festival Holaa - Hoogtij#45

20-06-2016

Date: Friday June 24 – Sunday June 26 Location: The Hague, Netherlands Festival Holaa Walk, cycle and sail through The Hague’s contemporary art circuit from white cube to underground to makerspace. Start: fr. 24 June. 1800, Nutshuis garden (entrance: Jan Hendrikstraat next to the Ibis Hotel) Hoogtij#45 on Friday evening - Laagtij on Saturday afternoon- Art Walk With Me on Sunday morning Hoogtij#45 24 June 19.00-23.00 HOOGTIJ is the cultural route by artists' initiatives, galleries and art institutions, it takes place four times a year on a Friday night in the H...

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Parkpop Den Haag 2016

20-06-2016

Date: Sunday, June 26 at 1 PM Location: Zuiderpark, 2533CM, The Hague Parkpop is a great success every year. What is the secret of this long-running music festival? Parkpop is more than beer and pop music: it is the atmosphere in the park, and the good spirits of the people. Moreover, every year a program of national and international acts are curated with great care to play in the beautiful ZuiderPark. Parkpop, with an average of 200,000 visitors, is one of the largest free music festivals in Europe. Parkpop celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2015, and is thus ...

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ShoppingNight 2016

20-06-2016

Date: Friday, June 24 at 5 PM - 12 AM Location: Binnenstad Den Haag Shopping Night is 10 years old and we celebrate it festively! Especially for this evening, The Hague's city center is  turned into the ultimate birthday party. During Shopping Night, the stores don't close before midnight. There is the whole evening of entertainment, with great deals and offers. So, take on your most festive outfit out of the closet and let's Celebrate! www.shoppingnight.nlSource

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Volunteer The Hague Networking Event - June 2016

20-06-2016

Date: Thursday, June 23 at 4 PM - 6:30 PM Location: The Hague University of Applied Sciences, Johanna Westerdijkplein 75, 2521 EN The Hague Calling all volunteers - come and join us at the June 2016 edition of the VTH Networking Event Series! This edition's guest organisations are: UNICEF, Present Den Haag, Biblionef, Stichting Den Haag Marathon, The Indian Film Festival The Hague, The International Dialogue on Underwater Munitions, and Spanda Foundation. Let us welcome you to the event, before handing you over to our inspiring guest organisations. Hear about the p...

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Divercity Festival Den Haag

19-06-2016

Date: Sunday, July 3 at 1 PM Location: Den Haag Zuiderpark, The Hague, Netherlands July 3rd is the day! Divercity Festival The Hague! A new free festival tradition in the Hague Zuiderpark. A cultural world will be created throughout the park, and experienced on three stages with over 30 acts from around the world in the fields of music, dance, storytelling, poetry and spoken word. For the little ones there is also a lot of exciting experiences in the especially designed Kids Area. So come with your family and enjoy a great festival experience during Divercity Festiv...

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International Day of Yoga

14-06-2016

Date: Saturday, June 18 at 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Location: Atrium Den Haag, Spui 70, 2511 BT The Hague The Indian Embassy in The Hague celebrates the International Day of Yoga in an appropriate manner at the Atrium of The Hague Municipality, in collaboration with The Hague municipality and several well-known yoga centers and teachers from the Netherlands. Everyone is welcome! At 09:30 am, the doors and the program begins at 10:00 am and will include case of simple yoga exercises and meditation, which is suitable for everyone. Registration and more information can be...

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The Knight's Move: Avery Gordon

14-06-2016

Date: Wednesday, June 15 at 8 PM Location: Stroom Den Haag, Hogewal 1-9, 2514 HA The Hague Our collective history is strewn with ghost stories that eventually come back to haunt us, stories with an ominous approach to our past. This might not appear as a scientific view, yet it proves to be a very suitable way of understanding the invisible, and sometimes horrific moments in history. Ghost stories push the imagination into an abyss of previously untold possibilities. Avery Gordon, sociologist at the University of California, explicitly uses this imaginative ‘unsci...

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Indonesian Coffee Festival

14-06-2016

Date: Friday June 17 – Saturday June 18 at 11 AM to 6 PM   Location: New Babylon, Anna van Buerenplein 48, 2595 DA ,The Hague Are you a coffee enthusiast? Do you want to indulge in a different kind of coffee? We invite you to the Indonesian Coffee Festival, held by the Indonesian Student Association in The Hague (PPI Den Haag) together with Indonesian Student Association in The Netherlands (PPI Belanda) and supported by the Embassy of Republic Indonesia in The Hague. So, mark your calendar now! Taste the authentic taste of Indonesian Coffee at the 17th and 18th ...

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Post-Arab nationalisms: What is the future of religious and linguistic minorities in the Arab Middle East?

14-06-2016

  Date: Friday June 17 at 3 PM - 5 PM Location: Stichthage, Koningin Julianaplein, The Hague The events of the past five years have underlined the fact that the time of Arab nationalism is over. Whether in the form of its pan-Arab or its nation-state variety, it has failed to provide a viable and stable alternative to the colonial structures that preceded it, be they Ottoman, British or French. It similarly failed to address the tensions between Arabs and non-Arabs in the Middle East and it has not been able to solve the inequality between Muslims and non-Muslims, als...

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Life off grid

14-06-2016

Date: Friday June 17 at 7 PM Location: Het Nutshuis, Riviervismarkt 5, 2513 AM The Hague Next TransitieCinema will be about living off-grid, that means without a connection to the electric and natural gas infrastructure. "From 2011 to 2013 Jonathan Taggart (Director) and Phillip Vannini (Producer) spent two years travelling across Canada to find 200 off-gridders and visit them in their homes. They met off-gridders in every single province and territory and through their film they narrated our travels and chronicled in depth the experiences, challenges, inventions,...

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FED! Friday Expat Drink

14-06-2016

  Date: Friday June 17 at 7:30 PM Location: Restaurant Gember, Stadhouderslaan 43, 2517HV The Hague Expat Events presents: FED at Gember! FREE ENTRANCE, Free bites, Free Welcome Drink ( first 50 visitors) & Djs. Join us in celebrating the weekend with lots of nice people and dance, chat, drink and meet on Friday 17 June!  Hope to see you all! Source

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Flag Day Scheveningen 2016

14-06-2016

Date: Saturday, June 18 at 10:30 AM - 5 PM Location: Dr. Lelykade, Scheveningen, Zuid-Holland Vlaggetjesdag ('Flag Day') is the event that heralds the arrival of the New Dutch herring year in, year out. Whether or not you are a fish enthusiast, Vlaggetjesdag in the port of Scheveningen offers something for everyone!  Types of fish, music, boat trips  Herring, corn wine, music, orchestras, artists, old sail lugers, miniature ships, presentations of all sorts of fish, boat trips... on Vlaggetjesdag both young and old will be overwhelmed.  Old Dutch children's gam...

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Sea Salt Market

14-06-2016

Date: Saturday, June 18 at 12 PM - 6 PM Location: Scheveningen Haven, Visafslagweg / Lelykade / Hellingweg, The Hague During Flag Day, the biggest event of Scheveningen, the Sea Salt Market, the only real Scheveningen lifestyle market, will take place. At the first port of Scheveningen, fancy clothes, beautiful antiques, furniture and everything in between will be available. Also, various types of delicacies, superfoods and design can be found at the Sea Salt Market. Source      

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Night of The Refugee

14-06-2016

Date: Saturday, June 18 at 6:30 PM Location: Grote Markt, 2511 BG The Hague How far would you walk to escape violence? Since 2010, The Refugee Foundation has been organizing Refugee Night. During this night, thousands of participants walk a 40-kilometer charity run from Rotterdam to The Hague and Nijmegen to Arnhem. Homebase The Hague Refugee Night has a home, and not just one! Saturday June 18 and Sunday, June 19th NPO Radio 2 broadcasts live from the Grote Markt in The Hague. The square is then completely dominated by the Refugee Night. Each year, participan...

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Beer and Grill Festival

14-06-2016

Date: Sunday, June 19 at 2 PM - 10 PM Location: Kompaan Bier, Saturnusstraat 55, 2516AE The Hague Father's Day Festival at Kompaan Beer Beer & Grill Festival takes place on June 19th, with Food Trucks from The Hague, many beers from Kompaan, a Tough-Men-Market and live music. What does a tough guy want more? Especially for beer lovers and true carnivores The name says it all, this day is dedicated to beer and grill meat. Take a look at the local brewery Kompaan and taste different kinds of beer. Feast on freshly prepared meat dishes like a good bratwurst from ...

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Fruit! 2016

09-06-2016

Date: Saturday, June 11 at 11 AM - 11 PM Location: Abrikozenplein, The Hague Fruit festival is an collection of music, art, creative workshops and inspiration, driven by the residents of the Vruchtenbuurt. The day begins with a talent from schools in the area and then continues with various bands and artists with their roots in the Vruchtenbuurt. Talent, creativity and enthusiasm for hobbies and craftsmanshipin are seen along the neighbourhood, but there was no podium. This stage offers Fruit!, a platform for anyoone who wishes to perform to the outside world, ...

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Parels van Bezuidenhout 2016

09-06-2016

Date: Saturday, June 11 at 11 AM - 4:30 PM Location: Johannes Camphuysstraat 25, 2593 CH The Hague Residents with a particular passion, hobby, collection or gift, open their home or workshop to the public. Pearls form an original cycling and walking routes through the neighborhood. There are nearly 50 Pearls and four special locations. You are cordially invited to the opening of the Pearl Road: from 10:00 in the neighbourhood/service center of Bezuidenhout (John Camphuijsstraat 25). There is among others, a performance of the string quartet Phoenix. Everyone has a ...

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Garden Concert

09-06-2016

Date: Saturday, June 11 at 3:30 PM Location: Het Nutshuis, Riviervismarkt 5, 2513 AM The Hague, Netherlands The New European Ensemble has quickly established ground as one of the most innovative, vibrant and multifaceted new music ensembles. The ensemble is much praised in the international press for its "infectious enthusiasm" (Nutida Musik) and "outstanding performances" (Volkskrant). The New European Ensemble consists of young soloists, chamber musicians and conductors from all over Europe. See nutshuis.nl for the entire program. Admission is free Source  

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Festival Classique

09-06-2016

Date: Friday June 10 at 11 AM to June 19 at 5 PM Location: Various Locations, 2586 JK Scheveningen From 10 to 19 June, Festival Classique 10th edition will take place at special locations in Scheveningen. We celebrate our tenth anniversary with numerous activities in the bustling heart of the resort. Festival Classique is for everyone, from young to old, from classical music connoisseur to cultuurfan. Less than ten days, unique performances where classical music, theater, dance and more art forms meet. How about an opera program with the most beautiful arias at the ...

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International Market Reinkenstraat

09-06-2016

Date: Sunday, June 12 at 11 AM - 6 PM Location: Reinkenstraat, 2517 The Hague, Netherlands This year, the International Market in Reinkenstraat is again offering music, food and drink, local and international products from across the globe. From cider to Indian wines, from water buffalo hamburgers to Greek ceramics, French delicacies, Asian wines, soaps from Morocco, South-American jewellery: you name it... This year, a host of activities are also available for children: In short, the International Market in Reinkenstraat offers a culinary, artistic and cultural world...

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Graduation Festival Royal Conservatory

09-06-2016

Date: Friday, June 10 at 8 PM to June 11 at 12 AM Location: Het Nutshuis, Riviervismarkt 5, 2513 AM The Hague In June of every year, the students of the Royal Conservatoire finish their studies. This year, the graduates of the composition department present their graduation projects for a weekend long show. Admission is free Source  

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Finnish Female Choir TAIKA

09-06-2016

Start: Saturday 11 June 18:30 - 20:30 Venue: Escher Museum, The Hague Ticket price: 9.50€ Website: Link to website On 11 June 2016, the Finnish Female Choir TAIKA (practises in Voorburg since 2012), and a visiting Female Choir Pihlaja (from Helsinki), are performing in The Escher Museum, in the Hague.  The concert, attended by the Finnish Ambassador in the Netherlands Ms Katri Viinikka, is an exclusive opportunity for the Dutch local and international public, as well as the vivid Finnish community to listen to folk music performed by two top choirs. http://www.k...

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Iran at the Crossroads: Politics and Geopolitics of an Emerging Hegemon

08-06-2016

Date: Thursday, June 9 at 4 PM - 6 PM Location: The Lighthouse - De Haagse Hogeschool, Johanna Westerdijkplein 75, 2521 EN The Hague The Islamic Republic of Iran, successor to the former empire of Persia, is gaining influence on the international scene. Situated at the crossroads between East and West, between tradition and modernity, and between theocracy and democracy, where is it heading? How do its geographic position in the world and its unique political system affect its relations with other countries? What lessons has it drawn from history, and how do those infl...

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18th Très Court International Film Festival

07-06-2016

Date: Wednesday, June 8 at 8 PM Location: Het Nutshuis, Riviervismarkt 5, 2513 AM The Hague 18th Très Court Film Festival consists of a carefully selected collection of short films of up to 3 minutes. In addition to the length, the festival has no boundaries; fiction, blogs, documentary, animation, music videos, really everything passes. During nine days, the festival takes place simultaneously in 30 different countries in over 110 different cities. The festival consists of two parts, Part 1: INTERNATIONAL Competition: During the performance the audience is invite...

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Life, Death and Art in Syria Exhibition Opening

06-06-2016

Date: Wednesday, June 8th at 5 PM Location: Nieuwspoort, Lange Poten 10, 2511 CL The Hague,   Life Death and Art is Syria Project consists of a collection of interviews and art aims to highlight the reclamation of individual agency with the refocusing on the realities of the five artists, their community and their particular perception of the Syrian experience. Since the beginning of the conflict in Syria, the struggle for political power has simultaneously played out in both the artistic sphere and the battlefield. As a result, the Syrian artistic world has experi...

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Victims of International Crimes: how to better facilitate access to justice?

06-06-2016

Date: Wednesday at 8 PM - 9:30 PM Location: Humanity House, Prinsegracht 8, 2512GA The Hague Victims of international crimes have been at the heart of horrific atrocities. Entire communities have been victimized and disempowered. International law developments over the last two decades have acknowledged that victims deserve to be heard and receive reparations for the harm they suffered. The International Criminal Court and the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia recognize victims the right to participate in proceedings and receive reparations. But the pa...

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Kaderock 2016

03-06-2016

Date: Saturday, June 4 at 12 PM Location: Musicon, Soestdijksekade 345, 2574 AL The Hague Kaderock is the largest small festival in the Netherlands. For years this festival on the first Saturday of June is celebrated by local residents, compatriots and music lovers living around Musicon The Hague. With a large outdoor stage on the square and an intimate indoor stage with room for about two hundred people, this festival offers a diverse range of ways to enjoy an equally diverse range of musical variations. Although the name suggests only rock, the presence of pop, b...

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Proef de Wijk 2016 - Zeeheldenkwartier

03-06-2016

Date: Saturday, June 4 at 1 PM  Location: Zeeheldenkwartier, Prins Hendrikplein 1, 2518 JA The Hague During the Proef de Wijk (Taste of the Neighbourhood) Food Festival all restaurants and lunch rooms in the Zeeheldenkwartier district of The Hague will present and serve their most delicious dishes and products on Prins Hendrikplein.  During the culinary event, this charming square will be transformed into one giant open-air restaurant, where you can try small snacks or put together an entire meal at the various eateries. Whether you opt for the better Oriental fe...

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Bunker Day 2016

03-06-2016

Date: Sunday, June 5 at 11 AM Location: The Dutch coast from Hoek van Holland to Den Helder Along the coast of the Netherlands you can still find many traces of the Second World War. Normally these fascinating concrete behemoths are closed to the public, but on Sunday, June 5th, 2016, bunkers from Hoek van Holland to Den Helder are open for one day! During the German occupation, the European coastal changed to a fortress. In the Second World War, Nazi Germany laid down a 5,000-kilometer line of defense: The Atlantic Wall, with numerous bunkers, tank walls and tr...

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The Hague City Games

03-06-2016

Date: Sunday, June 5 at 4 PM Location: Kyocera Stadion, Haags Kwartier, 55, 2491BM The Hague The stadium will turn into a big Hague sports valhalla. In addition to the competitions, you can participate in all kinds of clinics and you can enjoy the sports demonstrations by real pros. At the Sports Market you'll learn all about sports in The Hague and you can do sports and health testing. There is room not only for sports, but there's also plenty of cultural, culinary and musical activities during the City Games. Source

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Summer Festival 2016

02-06-2016

Date: Friday, June 3 at 7 PM Location:  HPC Café, Burgemeester Hovylaan 12, 2552 AW The Hague The summer festival is a music festival, with performances by: Made In Stock Made in Stock is a hard rock/metal band from The Hague. They gained popularity at "Ready To Play" and they have performed at many places; including Musicon, the Paardcafé, Supermarket, The Hague Pop Centre, and in their first year they opened Kaderock. Home Runners A driven pop/rock band from the area of The Hague. Performing their own repertoire! Crossfire Hurricane The Rolling Stones Coverba...

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Home Made Market - Hofkwartier

02-06-2016

Date: Sunday, June 5 at 10 AM Location: Prinsestraat, The Hague The Home Made Market with all it’s lovely home made delights and cool trendy webshops offline will be in the Prinsestraat, (Korte) Molenstraat, Oude Molstraat, Nobelstraat, Kerkplein and Rond de Grote Kerk.  The Hague is a hub for creativity and entrepreneurship and Home Made Market is there to prove it. What started as a yearly organic market has, by initiative of local inhabitants and businesses, grown into a life-style event to enjoy for the entire The Hague community and beyond.  A wide variety...

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4 KM Color Run

02-06-2016

Date: Sunday, June 5 at 2 PM Location: Kyocera Stadion, Haags Kwartier 55, 2491 BM The Hague Are you ready to run? to walk? to dance? to hop to the beats of the music? to be fully immersed in color? You can do all that at the best color run in the Netherlands. The Color Rain organizes the 4km Color Rain for the fourth year. A 4km trail with three color zones. Start with a white t-shirt and be treated to the finish line as a color bomb! Prices: € 10 to € 16.50 Source  

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Architecture Day 2016

02-06-2016

Date: Saturday, 4 June Location: Participating locations in The Hague Architecture Day 2016 on Saturday, 4 June offers a unique opportunity to visit striking buildings in The Hague which are not usually open to the public. The theme of this year’s national event is ‘City in Movement’. During the free architecture tours, professional guides and architects will present information about the architectural design and history of the various buildings. You can also take part in one of the many activities, such as films, lectures, boat tours, free running demonstration a...

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SenseDrink #5

31-05-2016

  Date: Wednesday, June 1, at 6 PM Location: iForesee, Enthovenplein 25, 2521DA The Hague Hop over to the iForesee and join us for a drink or two! Join us for an informal get-together, a.k.a. SenseDrink, meet gangsters, social entrepreneurs, interesting people and talk about all things social & entrepreneurial. Come to learn about the latest news from the Dutch gang and help boom some MakeSense activities! Should you be looking for opportunities to mingle with social entrepreneurs, to find jobs in the sector or simply to spend an entertaining and delightful eve...

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Hofvijver Regatta 2016

31-05-2016

Date: Friday, June 3 at 2:30 PM Location: Hofvijver Den Haag On Friday, June 3, 2016 the Pelargos Hofvijver Regatta will take place, this is a (sprint) rowing competition for 200 meters on the Hofijver, next to the Torentje in The Hague. All proceeds of the day will be donated to it in order to support the Disabled Sports Fund in their mission to give everyone a chance to exercise structurally Netherlands. Will you watch and encourage the rowers on June 3, 2016? It is a beautiful day, enjoy the sports spectacle and the music, several food trucks will be present. Ad...

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European Space Solutions 2016

30-05-2016

Date: May 30 – June 3 Location: World Forum, Churchillplein 10, 2517 JW The Hague Under the auspices of the 2016 Dutch Presidency of the Council of the EU, the fourth edition of European Space Solutions is coming to The Hague. Taking place at the World Forum Convention Centre from 30 May to 3 June 2016, the major 5-day conference will bring together business and policy makers with users and developers of space-based solutions. Registration is free-of-charge but mandatory. The Event will explore how space makes a difference to the lives, and livelihoods, of people...

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OKKO Festival

30-05-2016

Date: Monday, May 30, at 7:30 PM Location: Het Nutshuis, Riviervismarkt 5, 2513 AM The Hague Music, dance enthusiasts, noise lovers, beer drinkers, fun people! This is Okko Festival! This festival is packed with music, installations, performances and theater. The Music Technology department of HKU University of the Arts trains students for a diverse range of activities, in which they combine music with technology. Their musical tastes are as varied as the activities themselves. What lies ahead is a festival where you at every corner, every room and every stairwell m...

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DogPop 2016

29-05-2016

Date: Saturday, June 4, 2016 Location: Avonturia De Vogelkelder, Kerketuinenweg 3, The Hague DogPop is the biggest and best dog event in the Netherlands. A weekend long event for dogs and owners, with special demonstrations, spectacular shows and crazy deals. DogPop is a day out for the whole family. Entrance is completely free! Source

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Swan Market

27-05-2016

When: Sunday, May 29 at 12 PM - 6 PM Where: Kerkplein Den Haag Kerkplein, The Hague, Netherlands Cost: Free Swan Market is a lifestyle market offering a wide range of trendy and creative items: fashion, jewellery, vintage, accessories, affordable art, etc. Besides all that shopping fun, you'll love the delicious fair-trade catering and live music from local artists.  Swan Market The Hague takes place on the Kerkplein next to the Grote kerk (Big Church).

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Requiem For The American Dream

26-05-2016

When: Friday, May 27 at 7 PM Where: Het Nutshuis, Riviervismarkt 5, 2513 AM The Hague, NetherlandsCost: Free Do you remember Occupy? Did you vote in the referendum? Do you see any change? Are citizens really able to influence politics? Does anything really change..? Why? Next TransitieCinema will be about the definitive discourse with Noam Chomsky, widely regarded as the most important intellectual alive, on the defining characteristic of our time - the deliberate concentration of wealth and power in the hands of a select few.  Through interviews filmed over four...

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Sniester pop music festival

26-05-2016

The word ‘sniester’ comes from the Middle Dutch word for explosives and organisers are using the warning texts on the packaging ‘Lay on the ground. Light Fire. Get ready!’ to introduce this new summer festival. Sniester will be about an explosion of great vibes, enthusiasm, adventure and artistic expression. Great music talent Well-known international and home-grown talent as well as up-and-coming local talent will all feature on the indoor and outdoor stages. In addition to loads of music the highly-accessible programme offers a wide spectrum of activities and s...

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The Hague's Montmartre

26-05-2016

When: May 28 – May 29. May 28 at 10 AM to May 29 at 5 PM Where: Lange Voorhout, Lange Voorhout, 2514EJ The Hague, Netherlands T he famous Parisian art square Montmartre comes to The Hague. On Saturday 28 and Sunday, May 29th, The Hague's Montmartre will be organised on the Lange Voorhout for the first time. At this fair you can find over 150 booths with participants from The Netherlands and abroad. These participants have a large variety of products to offer from antiques, secondhand trades and vintage collections to paintings and sculptures..

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Photo Exhibition: Again in Schilderswijk

23-05-2016

What: Photo exhibition When: May 28 at 9 AM to Jun 3 at 5 PM Where: Atrium Den Haag, Spui 70, 2511 BT The Hague, Netherlands Cost: Free For more information please visit www.facebook.com/opnieuwindeschilderswijk.

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What could international volunteers bring to the table for your organization?

Five reasons why Internationals are excellent volunteers: Internationals are often highly educated and therefore can often handle more complex tasks such as:  fundraising, administration and marketing. They can be your access to a network of more than 50.000 other Internationals in The Hague. The eyes of an outsider will bring new insights. Many Internationals are not allowed to apply for a paid job but are more than happy to do voluntary work. Many Internationals have extra time on their hands they wish to put to good use.

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Jazz In De Regentes 2016

Jazz in de Regentes  Jazz in de Regentes is an initiative from the Segbroek/Regentessekwartier district . On 2 and 3 September 2016 the square are graced with jazz bands and some nice food trucks . You can enjoy live music, friendly people and great food and drinks. Jazz in de Regentes is supported by the foundation Jazz'in de Regentes. This festival has long been known for socializing and fun music on the city's canals. It promises to be a small but cozy neighborhood festival.  More info: http://www.jazzinderegentes.nl 

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Organisations

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) - Conserving the earth's biodiversity by protecting species & habitats worldwide through projects, campaigns and activities. The World in Your Classroom is a project which provides a one-time training to internationals who wish to give one or more guest lectures in English, French, Spanish, German about their home countries or cultures during language or civics lessons at Dutch high schools in the The Hague area from November 21st till December 2nd 2016. WORK+SHELTER - As non-profit social enterprise WORK+SHELTER empowers marginali...

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The Blended Festival

Sunday 18 September 2016 everyone is invited to BLENDED; a multicultural mix of everything that The Hague's neighborhoods of Transvaal have to offer. The festival is free of entrance! The Blended Festival will take place from12.00 to 22.00 hrs. on Sunday, 18 September in Wijkpark Transvaal in Transvaal. Admission is free of charge. The performers vary from new local talents to well-known artists. BLENDED is a welcoming, artistic, musical, and creative space for ideas and stories of all ages and directions - based on mutual respect. There will be many other activities ne...

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Open Ateliers Den Haag 2016

Date: October 1 – October 2 from 11 AM to 5 PM Location: Multiple Locations, City Center, The Hague Open Ateliers is an annual art event in the first weekend of October. This weekend, you can visit different artists in their own studio in the center of The Hague. In an informal atmosphere, you can view artworks and of course buy. The participating artists work in different disciplines - paintings, sculptures, photography, installations, ceramics, textiles and jewelry. The artists are available in their workshop to accommodate you  on Saturday and Sunday. Source

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Flagship Market

Date: Sunday, October 2 at 11 AM - 6 PM Location: Prins Hendrikplein 1, 2518 JA The Hague Being distinctive and iconic are central to Zeeheldenkwartier. Behind every good product there is a good story. Therefore Flagship Market creates the opportunity and space for entrepreneurs during the Sunday market in the Prince Hendrikstraat. Both young and old to come into contact with specific products in the field of lifestyle, vintage, fashion and design. This edition of the Flagship Market takes place in the Prince Hendrikstraat between 11:00 to 18:00. Source

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