Margret Havinga (left) and Silvana Fancel during their visit to YourPost.
LEEUWARDEN – A project of test tubes and DNA. And yet there will not involve any blood or needle. We are talking about the ‘DNA of Leeuwarden’, a project under LF2018. Anyone who has a band with Leeuwarden can participate. ,,You give a piece of your DNA by filling the tube with something that is important to you,” tell project manager Margret Havinga and communications consultant Silvana Fancel. They recently were guests at the weekly YourPost meeting in ‘de Kanselarij’. More →
“Jumping over canals with a pole? You must have gone completely cuckoo” – my girlfriend said when I jokingly tried to explain to her what fierljeppen is. Fierljeppen means ‘far-leaping’, and that is the essence of it – you better leap far, otherwise warm ditch water is waiting for you! More →
LEEUWARDEN – European Capital of Culture 2018 is coming soon, as everyone is busy for the upcoming thousands of tourists arriving to visit Friesland. Especially Simone Larabi, an interior designer interested in presenting to future tourists, the origins and heritage of Friesland through her project “Souvenirs geïnspireerd op Workumer aardewerk” (Souvenirs inspired by Workumer pottery). More →
Kaatsen is a sport that has been played for centuries but it’s very limited to one area. That area is Friesland in the northern part of the Netherlands. In some ways it is a unique sport. ,,There are other forms of kaatsen all over the world but they are not similar to Frisian kaatsen”, says Robert Roosjen, chairman of LKC Sonnenborgh in Leeuwarden. More →
Spain and The Netherlands are two European countries with a lot of history in common. Nevertheless, when you are from one of that countries and visit the other you can notice than the differences two distinct cultures have, but also the similarities. Here we are going to speak about what differentiates and resembles these two nations. More →
HINDELOOPEN – Friesland is a region in the north of the Netherlands that has a lot of places to discover. This region and its capital, Leeuwarden, are going to be the European Capital of Culture in 2018. More →