Discover Benelux, Issue 30, June 2016

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Flag Day 18 June Scheveningen, the Netherlands Try delicious Dutch herring and enjoy one of the biggest festivities in The Hague on Flag Day or, as the Dutch call it, ‘vlaggetjesdag’. On this day the Dutch celebrate the new herring catch of the year along with many street performances in the spa town of Scheveningen.

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Symposium Van Gogh Mini’s, Museum of the Image 25 June 2016 Breda, the Netherlands Hear curator Cornel Bierens, among others, discuss the Museum of the Image’s exhibition Van Gogh Mini’s. Running until 21 August, this exhibition explores the visual appeal of esteemed Dutch post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh and his iconic oeuvre. It sees 80 contemporary Dutch artists analyse, augment, commentate or reinterpret his works.

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The air balloon – Teylers Museum Until 28 August Haarlem, the Netherlands A clear sky full of air balloons in the month of June is a magnificent sight. So why not find out more about these objects at the Teylers Museum in Haarlem? Their exhibition showcases a rare and costly selection of international balloon collections. The museum also lets its visitors experience a balloon flight with a virtual reality game

Barbarossa Legends PRESENTS: Sasha and Dimitri 2 July Scheveningen, the Netherlands Not only are the cool DJs playing at this event, the annual event is mak-ing quite a name for itself too. Dance the night away at a magical party with a spectacular view over the beach while enjoying Sasha and Dimi-tri’s tunes. What better way to spend a summer night out?

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