TCS Amsterdam Marathon

The 39th edition of Amsterdam’s Marathon was taking place on Sunday, October 19th 2014, with five simultaneous events on the top of the plug : the TCS 8 K run,the marathon, the Skylanders Kids Run, the Mizuno Half Marathon and the Mini Marathon. This edition came with more than 16.000 competitor for the marathon, 18.000 for Mizuno Half Marathon 18.000 and 7000 for TCS 8 K run. This event was held for the first time on 5 august 1928, during the summer olympics. After that there were no marathon, until…

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Afrovibes Festival in Amsterdam

  Afrovibes festival, born in 1994 in netherland, founded on South Africa’s urban stories presented by African artists that speak about the collective memory of “who we are ?”, and life in South Africa today. From 8 to 11 October, the theme of Afrovibes festival is “New Heroes and Icons”. These stories will link Africa with the world.It takes place in different cities in the Netherland, especially in Amsterdam, it organizes small scale activities like film programmes,debates, and lectures.     This year, at the eleventh edition, the Afrovibes festival features…

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Amsterdam’s International Fashion Week

Aiming to enter into the fashion world, Amsterdam’s international fashion week use a new authentic approach, opening with a series of public fashion shows. This event’s catwalk shows are accompanied by a series of ceremonies, called Laundry Days which consists of openings of museum, parties, meetings and gallery exhibitions. This fashion week exists since 2004, during the last edition this event has gained a bigger reputation in the luxury section of the european and generally the world market, represented by wealthy people who most of all value originality, and disapprove…

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Realism Art Fair of Amsterdam

Realism art fair, an event held each year in Mid-January celebrates Realism, the older and richer artistic tradition of Amsterdam by featuring only figurative art along with free lectures. Dutch painters were famous since Renaissance for their use of a realistic movements contributed with important paintings depicting figurative scenes in a mysterious and fantastic scenery. This art fair, held at the New Passenger Terminal in Amsterdam since 2003, is exclusively dedicated to the realism painters. The type of painting art which specializes in figurative art is Realisme. Today this long tradition…

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