Tag: Events

Amsterdam Light Festival (and a much needed alternative)

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 20 light art installations.

The 2020-2021 edition marked the festival’s 9th year . Due to the coronavirus measures it took place in a different format than usual

The festival still leaves us (among others) underwhelmed.

We suggest an excellent alternative.

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.