Tag: Events

Amsterdam Light Festival: Is it worth it?

The annual Amsterdam Light Festival is a winter event that combines light, art and — of course — water.

The organization promotes boat-, walking-, and bicycle tours along the 24 light art installations.

2023 marks the festival’s 12th edition.

But is it worth it? We show you visitor reviews, share our own opinion, and suggest some excellent alternatives that show the real lights of Amsterdam.

Soldiers allowed to wear militairy uniforms at Amsterdam Gay Pride canal parade

Soldiers may wear uniform at Amsterdam Gay Pride Canal Parade Dutch soldiers are once again allowed to wear their military uniforms while participating in Amsterdam’s Gay Pride canal parade, Deputy Defense Minister Jack de Vries has announced.

The deparment emphasizes that it will not officially take part in the parade by sponsoring a boat, as it does not believe the parade contributes to a more positive image of homosexuals.