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Discover Benelux  |  Culture  |  Lifestyle Calendar Ice* Village Amsterdam 20 – 30 December Amsterdam, the Netherlands From mid-December, the famous Museumplein in Amsterdam is transformed into a magical winter wonderland as the Christmas Village anchors down. Expect Christmas games, markets, entertainment and an all-round festive atmosphere. www.iamsterdam.com

Loving Vincent at Noordbrabants Museum Until 28 January 2018 Den Bosch, the Netherlands Loving Vincent is the first fully painted animated movie and based on 120 paintings by Van Gogh. For this movie, 125 artists brought the famous painter to life with innumerable strokes of their paint brushes. The 70 most beautiful

images used for the film will be on display at this exhibition. www.hetnoordbrabantsmuseum.nl

Dutch Ice Sculpture Festival 23 December – 4 March 2018 Amsterdam, the Netherlands The Dutch Ice Sculpture Festival is bigger than ever before, with more than 100 ice sculptures made by the world’s best ice artists. Do not forget your gloves! www.ijsbeelden.nl

Amsterdam Light Festival Until 21 January 2018 Amsterdam, the Netherlands Amsterdam lights up for the sixth edition of the renowned Amsterdam Light Festival,

where spectacular artworks from international artists, designers and architects transform the Dutch capital into an open-air museum of light. www.amsterdamlightfestival.com

Aleppo @ Tropenmuseum Until 2018 Amsterdam, the Netherlands The Syrian city of Aleppo has been in the news almost continuously for many months now because of the war raging there. This focus inevitably leads to a skewed and incomplete picture: the city is reduced to a hotbed of violence and its inhabitants ‘reduced’ to refugees. In spite of such limitations, the Tropenmuseum wants to show its visitors a different view of this remarkable city. www.tropenmuseum.nl

Winter in Antwerp. Photo: © Antwerpen Toerisme en Congres

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Discover Benelux, Issue 48, December 2017  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Discover Benelux, Issue 48, December 2017  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.