Vital Region

LEEUWARDEN – On November 15, 16 and 17, 2016, the event Vital Region took place in the Kanselarij in Leeuwarden. Patrick Marah (student of Stenden University of Applied Sciences) tells more about the event. Oeds Westerhof (2018 Director Network & Legacy) and Claudia Woolgar (2018 Cultural Producer) share their vision in relation to Leeuwarden-Fryslân 2018. More

Award-winning exhibition about Alma-Tadema in the ‘Fries museum’

LEEUWARDEN – ‘Epic’, ‘dazzling’, ‘spectacular’: all terms used by The Guardian UK and The Huffington Post US to describe the Alma-Tadema show in the Fries Museum in Leeuwarden, Capital of Culture 2018. With his seductive scenery and vivid and realistic evocations of the classical world Alma-Tadema manages to enchant all his viewers. As a convincing storyteller, he brings stories from classical ancient world to life through his paintings. More

Romania and the Netherlands

LEEUWARDEN – When I moved to Leeuwarden one year ago, I was looking forward to a new beginning and a new life. I had been to Amsterdam before and I had an idea of what the Dutch culture was like, so overall I was excited to move here. I felt at home from the beginning. I don’t know if it was because of the Frisian welcome or the friendly people I met at university, but I could barely feel that I was new there. More