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Rem Koolhaas on building in Manhattan

27/02/2017/BvL

In a video created to promote his firm OMA's 121 E 22nd residential tower, architect Rem Koolhaas expresses his excitement at building in Manhattan for the first time.

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Creative Embassy MUC-AMS a fact!

14/02/2017/JM

Amsterdam and Munich enter into a multi-year creative partnership. On February 14 Vice Major Pieter Litjens and Mayor Josef Schmidt recorded their intention for collaboration in the field of the creative industries in an agreement between Amsterdam and Munich.

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Ronald van der Kemp wins prestigious fashion award

07/02/2017/JM

Even though his international success story is a big one, Ronald van der Kemp isn’t a particularly famous name in the Netherlands. However, things seem to be changing now he has been awarded the highest distinction in Dutch fashion: the Mode Stipendium, sponsored by the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds. 

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Bio-based coins for pop venues and festivals

02/02/2017/BvL

Visitors of pop venues and festivals in the Netherlands will no longer have to pay their refreshments with fossil plastic coins in the near future. Instead they will pay with the newly developed bio-based coins designed by Material Sense LAB.

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Mondriaan to dutch design year

02/02/2017/JM

In honour of the 100th anniversary of the art movement ‘De Stijl’, NBTC Holland Marketing has declared 2017 the ‘Mondrian to Dutch Design’ Year. Various cities and regions throughout the Netherlands, including Utrecht and Amersfoort, will host parts of the Year's programme.

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Application for NEU NOW open until 6 February

20/01/2017/BvL

Art students in their final year of study at art schools associated to the European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA) can apply until 6 February for participation in the NEU NOW exhibition, 14-17 September 2017 in Amsterdam.

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Elle wins two Golden Globes

13/01/2017/JM

Elle, from director Paul Verhoeven, has been awarded two Golden Globes in the category for Best Foreign Film and Best Actress in a drama. 

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The Dutch take over SXSW

13/12/2016/JM

Every year South by Southwest turns a shade more orange. Next year the Dutch creative industry will even have its very own platform in the guise of the ‘Take Over House’ at the prestigious festival in Austin, Texas.

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Open Call: Encounters with Dutch design

28/10/2016/BvL

Each year, dozens of international professionals working in the fields of architecture, design, fashion and e-culture come to the Netherlands on invitation of Het Nieuwe Instituut to get acquainted with the multidisciplinary way of working that characterises Dutch design.

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