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  • Weekly Amsterdam Guide: 10-16 July 2017

    Welcome to our weekly Amsterdam guide! Let’s look at what the Dutch capital has to offer!

    NEMO Summer Roof

    13 July / NEMO

    Great news – the roof of NEMO Science Museum is now open daily until 21:00! Moreover, every Thursday from 17:30 to 21:00, visitors can enjoy live music. This week, the museum invited singer-songwriter duo Sam & Julia. The roof of NEMO is free to visit and open to everyone.

    Mercedes-Benz FashionWeek Amsterdam

    13-16 July / Westergasfabriek

    The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week comes to town twice a year, traditionally in January and July, gathering the most talented designers – Dutch and international, renowned and up-and-coming – in the same place. See the FashionWeek website for the detailed program.

    Source: Mercedes-Benz FashionWeek

    Over het IJ Festival

    14-23 July / various locations

    The Over het IJ Festival takes place on the northern shore of the River IJ and is all about art and great food. Specializing in one-off intimate performances, the festival features theater, dance, improv, poetry and everything in between. Some of the shows are in Dutch, some are in English, and the rest have no words at all. Check the official website for more information.

    Source: Over het IJ Festival

    Live At Amsterdamse Bos

    10 July – 15 September / Bostheater

    Live At Amsterdamse Bos is a series of outdoor concerts and theater performances taking place during the summer season at one of the Amsterdam hidden gems – the Bostheater. The theater is in Dutch, but music has no language barriers! See the line-up and full program on the link above.

    Source: Live At Amsterdamse Bos

    Buiten Westen

    15 July / Ouderkerkerplas

    Welcome to the Buiten Westen Festival at Ouderkerkerplas! With its primary focus on electronic and house music, the festival attracts some of the best DJ talents out there, both Dutch and international. This year, the event is fixed up by six different organizations, each shining on its own stage.


    4-15 July / various locations

    Julidans is an annual international modern dance festival taking place in Amsterdam in the first two weeks of July. The festival showcases both well-known dance masters and promising new choreographers. This year’s edition is dedicated to humanity and social issues. Some of the performances are free – check out the full list here.

    Source: 8Weekly

    Pure Markt

    16 July / Amsterdamse Bos

    Pure Markt is a place to explore and taste delicious organic food of Holland and the rest of the world. Pick a few dishes to eat on the spot, stock up on foods for home, enjoy the sun and music. For the youngest visitors, there is a solar-powered merry-go-round! The entry is free.

    More in Amsterdam and Around

  • World Press Photo at the Nieuwe Kerk
  • ARTZUID Sculpture Route
  • Rhythm & Roots at the Tropenmuseum
  • Rembrandt and Jan Six the Rembrandt House
  • Chris Beekman, De Stijl Defector at the Stedelijk
  • Sarah van Sonsbeeck at the Oude Kerk
  • Martin Scorsese Exhibition at EYE
  • ARTIS ZOOmeravonden in Artis Zoo

  • Seems like that’s all for this week! Did you like our Amsterdam guide? Stay with us for more, we promise to create a similar one every week!


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