Discover Benelux, Issue 31, July 2016

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Chamber Music Festival 29 June – 3 July Utrecht, the Netherlands Famous Dutch violin player Janine Jansen will dazzle you with any note she plays. Along with fellow musicians, she will turn Utrecht into a magical hub of classical music. Settle down in the city to listen to wonderful performances all over town while enjoying the good weather and a romantic view over the canals.

Amsterdam Fashion Week 1 July – 11 July Amsterdam, the Netherlands Lights, camera, fashion! It is time for Amsterdam Fashion Week. It might not be New York or London, but Amsterdam has proven to be a good place to spot new talents in the modelling, design and photography world. So get that front row seat and enjoy the magic of this dazzling and adventurous fashion week!

Sensation 2 July Amsterdam, the Netherlands Sensation is a world-renowned dance phenomenon, taking place in the Dutch capital every year. In the last 15 years the festival has grown from a gathering in the Amsterdam Arena to being the biggest

Chamber Music Festival Photo: © NBTC

dance festival in the world, creating a new show every year that will dazzle your senses. The plan for this year is ‘angels and demons’, so you had better start planning an outfit!

Ghent Jazz Festival

Amsterdam Fashion Week Photo: © PeterStigter

7 July – 16 July Ghent, Belgium Welcoming more than 32,000 visitors each year, this festival has surely hit the right note. It is spread over two weekends to please longtime jazz lovers and those that are new to the genre. The first weekend is for the purebred jazz fans and during the second weekend fusion artists take over. Issue 31 | July 2016 | 101