Amsterdam Coffee-shop: cafe Alto

Cafe Alto, a small hidden brown-cafe in the touristy area of Leidseplein. Every night different visitors came to see the charm of the place, they are a mix of regulars and tourists coming from different ways to ease well-mixed cocktails, and listen to the top of provided rhythms of Jazz musicians. After decades of existence, this little dark place has tempted many Jazz lovers from all around the world to Amsterdam. Many big names of Jazz music had enter the tiny stage of the Alto place over the years. the…

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Amsterdam Coffee-shop: Cafe Casablanca

Cafe Casablanca,situated on the brink of Red Light District, every Sunday to Thursday many Jazz live shows stands on the stage of this club standing on the Northern brink. More than that every week the Jazz lovers gets to sway heads and snap fingers to Amsterdam’s big-band and improvisations. Many years of Jazz dancing and stomping on the Casablanca’s stage have created a wonderful atmosphere of fun, love and happiness, because of this cozy air of the night there not many free seats to obtain. Some overcrowded nights it would…

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Amsterdam Nightlife : JAZZ

Amsterdam at night present plenty choices of nightlife clubs, that suit every taste. There are night clubs, dance festivals and venues of many types of music arts like Techno, House, Deep House, Jazz, Dubstep, Funk, hip-hop and more. Jazz clubs are popular in Amsterdam with many concerts published every week, all around the city. Once a year, at the summertime, Rotterdam Jazz festival brings the most famous musicians from all over the globe. Throughout the year, almost every night, in bars coffee shops and nightclubs, Jazzmen performs their magic relaxing…

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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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RijksMuseum

In english, means the State Museum, the Rijksmuseum exists for more than 2 centuries, its belongs to the most famous museums in the world. After the transformation and renovation its became the attraction that you should not miss when you visit Amsterdam city.   The Rijksmuseum’s History The Rijksmuseum of Amsterdam city, has opened its first collection in 1800 for the audience as the «Nationale Kunstgallerij» which means in english «National Art Gallery».Its has been displaced several times before being founded in Amsterdam in 1808 by the order of the…

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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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Amsterdam’s Open Garden Days

Behind every  stately canal house in Amsterdam there is a hidden garden, sometimes so big that you can imagine it’s heaven on earth with a small house at the back. As most of these gardens adjoin one to another and create a wide green space inside each hidden square of canal houses. The old Amsterdam’s center with its houses and tiny streets, open its doors for people to live this fantastic experience of life style. During the 3rd weekend of june, more than 25 private gardens, designed on the 17th…

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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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