Entries by Arianna

Expat Movie: the place

Experience the acclaimed Italian awarded movie “THE PLACE”, winner of the prestigeous David di Donatello Award and boasting 17 nominations, with a solid IMDB rating of 7. With English subtitles for accessibility. Join us for an Italian-themed meetup prior to the screening, where you can connect with fellow movie and Italy enthusiasts. Dive deeper into […]

expatsHaarlem February events

Get ready for an unforgettable month as we present amazing events this February.  Join us for evenings brimming with fun, laughter, and unforgettable moments throughout the month: Thursday, 1 February, 8:30PM Haarlem Rooftop Comedy (PASSED) Friday, 9 February at 8 PM. Haarlem Valentine Comedy 🎤. Saturday, 10 February at 8 PM. Amsterdam Brewery Valentine Comedy […]

Dutch Education Council criticizes plan brakes on international students

The Dutch Education Council has voiced criticism towards the government’s proposed measures aimed at restricting the influx of international students into the Netherlands. Expressing skepticism, the advisory body particularly questioned the feasibility of regulations concerning lectures delivered in languages other than Dutch.

Epiphany celebrations

Many Christians around the world annually celebrate Epiphany or Three King’s Day on January 6. It is a public holiday in many countries and marks two events in Jesus Christ’s life, according to the Christian Bible. The first event was when the three wise men, or kings, visited infant Jesus. The second event was when […]

20 New Year resolutions

The start of a year is also when people evaluate what they have done during the past year and what they should change in the upcoming year: the so-called New Year resolutions. Here are 20 very common ones, numbered but not intentionally ranked in ascending order. Which one is nr 1 for you?

Building Heemstede largely demolished during fire

The fire that raged last night in an interior design store on Kerklaan in Heemstede was under control around midnight. The fire brigade largely demolished the building while extinguishing the fire.   A fire broke out in the store’s warehouse around 7pm last night, possibly involving rolls of carpet. Local residents were called on via […]

Expat Movie: Perfetti Sconosciuti in Haarlem

CIAO A TUTTI! We are happy to announce our first EXPAT MOVIE NIGHT: an event to get together with other internationals and watch selected foreign language films with English subtitles. We start with a jewel: PERFETTI SCONOSCIUTI, winner of 13 Award wins & 16 nominations. Screening on December 1st, 2023 at 7:30 at ‘t Kleverhuis.

Discover Haarlems Heroes, Culture & Hidden gems on a tip-based walking tour

In this fun tour we’ll walk and talk along stunning views and hidden places while you learn why Haarlem suffered for its bravery, is now progressively enjoying the good life and for centuries has been Holland’s city of flowers. You will grasp the essence of Holland and Haarlems history and culture.

Noord-Hollands Archief in Haarlem celebrates centenary

Noord-Hollands Archief  / The North Holland Archives in Haarlem has by far the largest provincial image collection in the country. Exactly a century ago, the archive was given control over all those prints, maps and drawings. A real treasure of images of North Holland.  On Wednesday 10 oktober 2023 it was celebration time in the […]

Israeli flag at half-mast at city hall in Haarlem

Since Monday, the Israeli flag has been respectfully flown at half-mast outside the Haarlem City Hall. The city council decided to display the blue and white flag in response to the recent tragic events – including rocket attacks, mass casualties, and kidnappings perpetrated by Hamas over the weekend. Mayor Jos Wienen emphasized that the gesture […]