Moving Towards the Future

Join the Czech Centre Rotterdam between 1 – 30 September in the monthly sporting challenge on the occasion of the Czech EU Presidency 2022 and collect the most steps by walking or running (unfortunately not biking) for NL team. Let's move together and strive for the resilience of our health just like the EU strives […]


Mirror – Face to Face

Amstelkerk Amsterdam Amstelveld 10, Amsterdam

The Club for UNESCO Vicenza and the Dutch Grafein Foundation present the graphic art exhibition "Mirror - Face to Face”, in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Amsterdam, which will take place from 1 to 30 September at the Amstelkerk in Amsterdam, and then from 15 October to 13 November at the Kunstliefde space […]


BOG./ Het Zuidelijk Toneel / Lisa Verbelen & Hendrik Lasure

Grote Zaal Amsterdam

TWO: After her solo performances, ONE. and ALL., Lisa Verbelen will form a duo in TWO. with celebrated jazz musician Hendrik Lasure. Originating from the theme of opposites and inspired by Taoism and hip-hop, Lisa and Hendrik are creating a music album. Together with director Suze Milius they will turn the album into a theatrical concert. TWO. is an exercise that attempts to […]

Granada wijnen wine tasting

Instituto Cervantes Utrecht Domplein 3, Utrecht

A wine tasting event featuring wines from the south-east of Spain and a conference given by the expert in wine, Bart Dunsbergen, about the role of wine in Spanish culture since the Roman Empire.


Suono Italiano: Jazz Session 2022. Dario Napoli Manouche Project

Istituto Italiano di Cultura Keizersgracht 564, Amsterdam

The Italian Cultural Institute of Amsterdam presents the project, ITALIAN SOUND:jazz session. in collaboration with CIDIM (Italian National Committee of Music). The project features the DARIO NAPOLI MANOUCHE PROJECT, with Dario Napoli on the lead guitar, Tommaso Papini on the rhythm guitar and Tonino de Sensi on the electric bass. Although Django Reinhardt is the […]


.tiff 2022 – Emerging Belgian Photography

De Brakke Grond Nes 45, Amsterdam

De Brakke Grond presents .tiff 2022, an exhibition featuring emerging photography from Belgium, selected by FOMU - Photo Museum Antwerp. Each year, the museum selects ten promising artists, all of which live and work in Belgium. FOMU accompanies them on a development journey to create the portfolio magazine .tiff, culminating in a group exhibition. The […]

Writers in first person: Irene Vallejo

An interview with the Spanish writer, Irene Vallejo, by the literary critic Daan Pieters. The event also features translator, Adri Boon, who has translated Vallejo´s book: “El infinito en un junco” to Dutch: “Papyrus”. The event has been organised by Instituto Cervantes de Utrecht in collaboration with OBA and Meulenhoff. The event will take place at […]


Huygens Festival

Various locations in Voorburg

From 23 - 25 September, the 16th edition of the Huygens Festival, with free (classical) music for young and old, is taking place in the Huygenskwartier in Voorburg. Following the tradition, the festival kicks off on Friday 23rd at 16:30 with young musicians from the Netherlands and the Visegrád countries: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and […]

Women do science too

Cervantes Institute Utrecht Domplein 3, Utrecht

The Association of Spanish Scientists in the Netherlands (CENL) presents "Women do science too", in collaboration with the Embassy of Spain in The Hague and the Instituto Cervantes Utrecht. This event is about the past, present and future of female scientists and researchers. This event will include a screening of the documentary: “The woman who […]


Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival

OBA & Pathé Tuschinski

Come over to Amsterdam for a selection of some of the best Spanish and Latin American contemporary cinema, focusing on independent, experimental, and artistic films, organised in collaboration with the Institute Cervantes Utrecht and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain in the Netherlands. The festival takes place in two different locations: the OBA Amsterdam […]

Simon Strauss: European citizenship and the value of culture

Zuiderkerk Amsterdam Zuiderkerkhof 72, Amsterdam

The German historian, Simon Strauss, will be in conversation with Eric Sadin about the meaning of European citizenship and the value of culture. Strauss will cast a critical eye on our modern, digitalised society which revolves around consumerism. The talk will take place in the Zuiderkerk Amsterdam and also via a livestream. Click here to […]

Soirée Ciné

Cinema Het Ketelhuis Pazzanistraat 4, Amsterdam

Since September 2021, the Alliance Française in Amsterdam and Het Ketelhuis have been presenting Soirée ciné, a programme of French films that have not been released in the Netherlands, but which are very much worthy of being viewed. Every month, a new title is screened. The October edition of Soirée Ciné will feature the film, […]

Concert: “L’insistere del canto amoroso”: Pasolini and Bach

Istituto Italiano di Cultura Keizersgracht 564, Amsterdam

To mark the centenary of the birth of Pier Paolo Pasolini, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura has organised this concert along with some readings. This event will feature Edoardo Coen, the actor, along with Andrea Coen on the piano. This duo are internationally appreciated and offer an unprecedented journey to discover Pier Paolo Pasolini: poet, […]


fABULEUS / Elisabeth Borgermans en Thomas Vantuycom

Grote Zaal Amsterdam

Performance: Stravinsky’s masterpiece, Petrouchka, inspired choreographers Elisabeth Borgermans and Thomas Vantuycom to undertake a new dance creation featuring nine young people between the ages of 15 and 24. However, the starting point is not the original staging from 1911 but an in-depth reading of the music. Stravinsky’s penchant for contrast, rhythm and speed is typical […]

Conference: El español en el mundo / The Spanish language in the world

OBA Oosterdok Oosterdokskade 143, Amsterdam

In the first event organised by Platform Spaans, the first Dutch network devoted to promoting Spanish language and culture, professor Francisco Moreno Fernández will give a lecture on the value and position of the Spanish language in the world (with simultaneous Dutch translation). The event will include a workshop discussing relevant matters surrounding Spanish language […]


Vortex – Gaspar Noé (with Q&A)

Eye Film Museum IJpromenade 1, Amsterdam

A Gaspar Noé film about Alzheimer's? The director of Irreversible, Enter the Void and Lux Æterna never ceases to amaze. Even more unexpected: Dario Argento plays the husband of a psychiatrist with dementia (Françoise Lebrun). The split-screen projection reflects the separate worlds of the two protagonists. The film will be followed by a Q&A with […]


Crossing Border – Interviews with Leïla Slimani & Mohamed Mbougar Sarr

Various locations in The Hague (see event description)

Leïla Slimani presents her latest novel, Regardez-nous danser (Kijk ons dansen), which tells the tale of her mother, who grew up on a poor farm but would later become Morocco's first female gynaecologist. The Prix Goncourt winner, Leïla Slimani (1981) was born in Morocco and moved to Paris at the age of 17 to study […]


The Power of Artificial Intelligence in the Translation Service of the European Commission

Utrecht University

Are you interested in AI-applications for translation? Then do not miss the workshop “The power of AI in the translation service of the European Commission” on 8 November 2022! This second workshop in the series “Language and technology: a successful combination” focuses on the rapidly developing technology of “semantic similarity”, which allows to detect similarities […]


Concerts by Miguel Rincón: Sones del Nuevo Mundo

Various locations (see event description)

In collaboration with the Embassy of Spain in The Hague, the Musica Antica da Camera foundation will organise a concert by lute player Miguel Rincón (1979) entitled Sones del Nuevo Mundo (Sounds of the New World), showing how South America influenced the music of important Spanish composers from the 18th century, such as Gaspar Sanz, […]

Cercle de lecture #1

OBA Oosterdok Oosterdokskade 143, Amsterdam

The Alliance Française d'Amsterdam is launching its Cercle de lecture! Are you passionate about literature? Would you like to discuss literature with French speakers? Join us for our first Cercle de lecture. The theme of this first meeting will be Annie Ernaux, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday 6 October 2022. […]

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