Dance in the Netherlands
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Dance in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has long ballet traditions, already in the first half of the 17th century the first regular ballet performances took place in Amsterdam. Besides Amsterdam, The Hague was also a center for the development of classical ballet, and until the end of the 19th century, the dance had a central position in the country. […]

The genre painting
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Art in the Netherlands

Dutch art not only denotes art in the Netherlands, but also in present-day Belgium and part of the French border districts until 1581. About southern Dutch art after 1581, see art in Belgium. The Middle Ages Liege was the center of Carolingian time for bokmalerier of high quality, and in the 1100s for outstanding bronze […]

Full moon over Düsseldorf Medienhafen
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Events in Düsseldorf

Carnival Every year the gentlemen have to take care of their ties at the Old Women Fast Night in front of the town hall and in the old town. At the street carnival on Königsallee  , Düsseldorfers celebrate the happy time with children and cones. On Carnival Monday from 12.30 p.m. the big carnival parade takes place, which […]