The art project DNALWD2018 collects the personal stories or memories of everyone who has ‘something’ with Leeuwarden. Stories about work, friendship, hobby, the love for your partner or passion for your sport. The possibilities are endless. The editors of YourPost also feel involved in this community art project.
Hi all! My name is Tereza Baráková, I’m 22 years old and I moved to Leeuwarden for my exchange stay at NHL where my major is Communication. I come from the Czech Republic where I study Marketing Communication in the beautiful city called Zlin. More
Living in Leeuwarden in the province of Friesland has its own advantages. Nice people all around, pleasant environment, very unexpecting weather, maybe Dutch stereotypes or good habits. New student in a town? Moving here these days? Just curious? There are some funny facts you should certainly know! More
For everyone who attempts to visit or stay in the Netherlands, you should know what to avoid and how to make it correctly. This guide for perfect behaviour in the Netherlands will help you to survive the Dutch society, as seen through the eyes of a German student.
¡Hola! My name is Remedios Torrico Alcudia, I left Spain a couple of months ago to become an international student in Leeuwarden for a semester. Back in Spain I study journalism and being part of YourPost has not only been an honour but also a great opportunity to become better in a field that I’m really passionate about. More
Project manager Bram Hulsman has an overall view of the 11 fountains’ construction and emphasizes two main peculiarities, which arise through the 11 fountains. Firstly, the variety of the fountains and secondly, the several connections that arise through the fountains. More
Pier Gerlofs Donia, known as Grutte Pier, is a Frisian rebel and freedom fighter. He lived in the time period around 1480- 1520 and grew up in Kimswerd, near the seaport Harlingen in Friesland, where he used to be a farmer. His appearance was explained as massive, tall as a tree, strong as a horse, broad shoulders, with a long beard. More
Madelon van Kempen, born in Brabant, has been promoting sustainable transport for years. She hopes to stimulate as many people as possible to follow her example. For a while now, she is heavily involved in the Elfwegentocht; two fossil fuel-free weeks planned in Fryslân from the first, till the 14th of July, 2018. More
The day and age in which libraries merely offer books for lend are long gone, think about for example cd’s and dvd’s. The Libraries here in Friesland now even offer Frisians for lend, that’s right, actual Frisians. Libraries serve the purpose of distributing knowledge from one to another. What better way to learn about Fryslân’s unique aspects than by hearing about it from a real Frisian. More
My name is Jelmer Hendrikus Zijlstra, probably one of the most Frisian names you’ll ever hear. 23 years ago I came into this beautiful world, Leeuwarden to be exact. More
My name is Sare Safari, 29 years old from Iran, Tehran. I am living in Groningen from 2013. More
My name is Tjeerd Vis although most know me as Tseard, my Frisian name. I am 20 years of age and hail from one of the Frisian 11 Cities; Sleat. More
My name is Alyssa van der Galiën, I am 19 years old, and I am from Harlingen, Friesland, where I have lived my whole life. I am currently studying Media and Entertainment management at Stenden in Leeuwarden, so I am in Leeuwarden almost every day. More
My name is Paulina Buinickaite, I am 21 years old and I am from Lithuania. I came to the Netherlands in 2015, right after I graduated high school. I made this decision after searching for media studies in Europe. More
A Thankyoupost to volunteer Teun.
How do you thank volunteers? That is the winning theme of the PR Talentenprijs 2017 of the Communication education of the NHL. The winning team: Ilse Betten, Virginia Rignano, Heejin Roh, Remedios Torrico Alcudia and Marit Voogd.
‘How do you thank volunteers’? That is the winning theme of the PR Talent Prize 2017 of the communication course at NHL University. With a viral campaign for YourPost about volunteer work, communication students Ilse Betten and Marit Voogd from the Netherlands, Virginia Rignano (Italy), HeeJin Roh (South Korea) and Remedios Torrico Alcudia (Spain) won the first prize. More
While exploring the magical lands of Psy-Fi, I stumbled upon a group of musicians in love with the language of music. They didn’t need anything more than their instruments to just jam and see what happens. I found it fascinating to see so many different people, so many different talents on one stage following each other’s footsteps in the making of some awesome jazzy grooves and soulful blues. More
Friesland is a small province, but has a lot to offer: orange cake, the Frisian Lakes, sugarbread, the Frisian islands and also: an own language. Around the Oldehoofsterkerkhof and the Prinsentuin a program called “Lân fan Taal” (Land of Language) takes place in 2018. This program is all about the importance of language diversity and multilingualism, because language connects people and creates community and cohesion. This is a good opportunity to acquire some prior knowledge about this particular language: the Frisian language. More
My mom named me Patrizia 21 years ago. I took my dad’s surname, so call me miss Rangelova. On a beautiful day in August, when I got my name, I started my life in a beautiful house in a beautiful city called Sofia, which happens to be the capital of Bulgaria. Nineteen years later I took the brave decision to leave for unknown lands to complete my bachelor degree. More