SAIL begins this Wednesday in Amsterdam, where beautiful tall ships filter in to the Amsterdam Harbor. Don't miss this special event as it only happens every 5 years!
Talk about true integration, only a couple days left of the Waanzinnig Gedroomd show (in Dutch) at DeLaMar Theater. You'll love this musical with Dutch children singing popular Dutch hits from Kinderen voor Kinderen, which has been around for 35 years.
Other Local News
Boat traffic along the Prinsengracht still chaotic despite a successful trial of one-way traffic. Read more here in Dutch (Het Parool).
Starting Sunday, Aug. 16, the metro's in Amsterdam will be on their normal schedule again, after 7 weeks of construction word around the station Amsterdam Zuid. This work was needed due to the future Noord-Zuid metro line. During this construction period 19,000 substitution bus rides transported a min of 320,000 commuters.
Schools start again in the northern region of the Netherlands (which includes Amsterdam) on Monday, Aug. 17th, after a 6 week summer vacation.
"In order to know a pupil well, you have to know yourself" - Ilja Klink (38) the front woman in a new movement for educational change, she was there for the start of the popular Hyperion Lyceu and is director of the Nederlandse School, where teachers rediscover and redefine themselves and the educational sector. (Het Parool, 16 Aug 2015)