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Discover Benelux  |  Culture  |  Calendar Pluk de Nacht 16 – 26 August Amsterdam, the Netherlands Pluk de Nacht (Seize the Night) is Amsterdam’s annual free outdoor film festival guaranteeing luscious summer evenings with the most beautiful movies on the big screen, beach chairs, hot blankets, and cocktails. www.plukdenacht.nl

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International Fireworks Festival 11 – 19 August Scheveningen, the Netherlands In case you really needed another reason to go to Scheveningen, every year the International Fireworks Festival draws tens of thousands of visitors, with countries from all over the world trying to put on the best fireworks display. www.scheveningen.com

Pulitzer Amsterdam Month of August Amsterdam, the Netherlands The labyrinth of 25 connected, historical canal houses of Pulitzer Amsterdam uncover the history of the Dutch capital combined with modern-day luxury. This stylishly designed hotel turns each guest into an urban explorer who goes on an adventure into the city’s intriguing past and present. www.pulitzeramsterdam.com

Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival 17 – 27 August Groningen, the Netherlands Noorderzon is an international art manifestation, offering 11 days of international avant-garde crossover theatre. There will be over 80 performances and shows by international groups. www.noorderzon.nl

Lowlands Festival 18 – 20 August Biddinghuizen, the Netherlands It is the festivals of all festivals: A Campingflight to Lowlands Paradise. This year celebrating its 25th edition, the festival has gained a loyal visitor base over the past decades. Looking at the line-up, it is safe to say why as this year will welcome world-class artists such as Mumford and Sons, the XX, Flume, and Elbow. www.lowlands.nl

The World According to Blaeu at The National Maritime Museum Until 31 December Amsterdam, the Netherlands Always wondered what the world looked like to people from the 17th century? You can find out at The World According to Blaeu | Master Cartographer of the Golden Age, an exhibition providing a unique display of Joan Blaeu’s map of the world dating back to 1648. www.hetscheepvaartmuseum.nl

Pukkelpop 16 – 19 August Kiewit, Belgium Pukkelpop traditionally selects a musical lineup with an alternative fringe. Almost 200 current musical sensations, living legends and visionary alternative artists all come to perform on one of the many stages. The 2017 line-up is adorned by top acts such as The Editors, Nicolas Jaar, and Bastille. www.pukkelpop.be 74  |  Issue 44  |  August 2017

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Discover Benelux, Issue 44, August 2017  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Discover Benelux, Issue 44, August 2017  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.