Weekly Amsterdam Guide: 20-26 February 2017

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

Chocoa Festival

February 25-26

Do you know that a bar of chocolate is just as complex and varied as a glass of wine? Can you imagine how its taste changes depending on where the cocoa comes from? Are you aware of the challenges the chocolate industry is facing today? These and other questions will soon be answered at the Chocoa Festival. Get ready for an unforgettable (and delicious!) experience that will change the way you think about chocolate.

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Oscars Weekend at Pathé

February 25-26

The 2017 Oscar winners will be announced soon, and meanwhile Pathé offers to refresh your memory on the nominees. Join the Oscar Weekend at Pathé de Munt and enjoy the best movies of 2016 on the big screen. Captain Fantastic, Sully, Zootopia, Florence Foster Jenkins and many more… See here for the detailed program of the event.

Sword Swallower Day at Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!

February 25

To celebrate the International Sword Swallower’s Day (yep, it exists!) and honor all sword-swallowing geeks around the world, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! in Amsterdam has invited a professional sword-swallowing artist from Munich, Franz Huber. Be there to witness this exciting and dangerous trick performed live!

Secret Rooms at Volkshotel

February 26

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Once a year, Volkshotel transforms into a huge festival stage where “bright, new theatre makers go wild”. Embark on an extraordinary adventure and explore every corner of Volkshotel, discovering up-and-coming bands, theater-geniuses, mimes, storytellers and so much more! The full program is available on the following link.

Finally, it’s the last chance to take a look at the ice sculptures of The Dutch Ice Sculpture Festival. The festival is only there until the 5th of March.

Seems like that’s all for this week! Did you like our Amsterdam guide? Then stay tuned for more, we promise to create a similar one every week!

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Content Manager at AmsterDO. A writing enthusiast head over heels in love with Amsterdam. Covered events like Amsterdam Light Festival, Dutch Ice Sculpture Festival, Valhalla Festival, Movember Run, Preview of Loving Vincent at The Van Gogh Museum.

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