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Summer vacation in Amsterdam: Prinsengracht festival and open-air cinema


It is summer vacation in Amsterdam, so finally time for yourself and fun things. makes an overview of summer activities in the city.

It is summer vacation in Amsterdam, so finally time for yourself and fun things. makes an overview of summer activities in the city.

Prinsengracht concert - Prinsengracht

Traditionally, the Prinsengracht will be transformed into a huge open-air concert hall on Saturday. Baritone Raoul Steffani, the Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto and the ensemble Camerata RCO provide the concert. The event can be followed live on television, but it is of course much more fun to be there yourself.

  • Where: Prinsengracht 323
  • When: Saturday 17 August from 8 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
  • Price: free entrance
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Pick the Night Open Air Film Festival - The Stone Head

From Wednesday, watch a selection of cinema films, documentaries, animation films and short films that have already been released in the open-air cinema in Het Stenen Hoofd. Snacks, drinks, games and music around the film ensure a perfect night out.

  • Where: Het Stenen Hoofd, Westerdoksdijk 5C
  • When: Wednesday 14 to Saturday 24 August
  • Price: at least 6 euros
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The Parade - Martin Luther King Park

More than eighty shows in a festival-like atmosphere: that is the Parade. There is music theater, theater, dance, physical theater and more. There are seven pop-up restaurants on site. In the afternoon there is an extensive program for children with shows, workshops and other activities.

  • Where: Martin Luther King Park
  • When: Friday 9 to Saturday 24 August from 2 pm to midnight
  • Price: 8.50 euros (from the age of 18), free entrance until 3 p.m. daily after opening day
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Summer Breeze Latin Night - Westergaster terrace

Lovers of Latin dance styles, such as salsa, zouk, bachata and kizomba, can dance on the Westergasterras every Thursday during the summer. Free workshops for beginners and advanced students take place in the WesterL Liefde and the WesterUnie.

  • Where: Westergasterras, Klönneplein 4-6
  • When: Thursday, August 15 from 7:00 pm to 2:00 am
  • Price: free entrance
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There is passionate dancing by experienced and less experienced dancers at Summer Breeze. (Photo: Ajammal)

Flea market - IJ-Hallen

Shopping, but have you seen the Kalverstraat? This entire weekend there is a flea market in the IJ-Hallen on the NDSM wharf. No fewer than 750 stalls have displayed their wares, so there is something for everyone.

  • Where: IJ-Hallen, Tt Neveritaweg 1
  • When: Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August from 9 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
  • Price: 5 euros (adults), 2 euros (children)
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Source: nunl

News/Politics 2020-03-31T13:27:43.240Z
post 2019/10/05    

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