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sories, bike tips and trips. Read more about cycling and our featured exhibitors on Vélofollies on pages 40 to 53. www.velofollies.be 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. www.fashionweek.nl 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. www.holland.com 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. www.antiquaires.lu Cirque éloize
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Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.