Discover Benelux | Issue 13 | January 2015

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Discover Benelux |  Culture |  Out & About

Cirque éloize

sories,  bike  tips  and  trips.  Read  more about cycling and our featured exhibitors on Vélofollies on pages 40 to 53. Fashion by the Netherlands Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 16 – 26 January The Dutch fashion week always devotes a lot of attention to the up and coming designers and this year will be no exception. The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Amsterdam  has  a  wide  range  of  catwalks, shows and concerts running over a number of days making visitors able to pick and choose when it comes to what they want to  see.  Expect  a  spectacular  event  that will be nothing short of stunning. The annual tulip explosion Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 17 January National Tulip Day, on 17 January, marks the official beginning of the tulip season in Holland.  Every  year  Amsterdam’s  Dam Square  is  transformed  into  a  garden  of tens of thousands of tulips (which is only a minuscule  part  of  the  1.7  billion  Dutch tulips that are sold every year). Attendance

is  free  and  visitors  can  even  pick  some free tulips – just make sure you arrive early. Every Dutch tulip grower takes part in the festivities,  organising  surprises  and  promotions. In addition there will be marvellous  gardens  displaying  Holland’s  trademark flower like no one else could. Antiques á la mode Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, 30 January – 2 February Find your way through the ages, styles and materials in the hunt for the perfect piece of  art  or  antique  to  fit  your  taste.  At  The LuxExpo Art & Antiques Fair antiques are displayed along contemporary art as over a hundred exhibitors from over ten countries convene this month. Art and antique lovers get the chance to meet professionals  who  have  an  ocean  of  knowledge  in their  special  fields.  From  old  books  and jewellery to prints and furniture, there will be a treasure for everyone hidden somewhere among all the voguish artefacts. Cirque éloize

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