Early morning. You open your eyes and see the world. The world, that is completely new to you, whose walls are freshly painted with the bright new colors you see around yourself. New surroundings, new people, new experiences, new, new, new… More
Monthly Archives: March 2018
The Secrets of Leeuwarden : De Grote Kerk
‘The Secrets of Leeuwarden’ is a YourPost series of videos about famous Leeuwarder buildings and their secrets. In this episode Ad Fahner tells about De Grote Kerk. Tip of the veil in some key words: European and Dutch royalty, graves
People of Leeuwarden : Renée Van Zandvoort
The YourPost team is very happy to post the story of Reneé Van Zandvoort. We were thrilled to get to know her better so now we are sharing it with all of you. This is her #story:… More
YourPost’s DNA: Tomás O’Reilly from Spain
When people usually ask me the question “Where are you from?” I don’t have a straightforward answer. So, first of all, let me introduce myself. I’m Tomás but people call me whatever: Tom, Tommy, Thomas… I’m half Spanish and half Irish, as you can see from my surname, O’Reilly, which is in my Spanish passport. Confusing, right? More
A world of languages in Leeuwarden
Languages are mysterious things. Somehow, different people around the globe over thounsands of years managed to create their own, unique languages. Have you ever wondered how many are out there? What do they look like or even sound like? Here in Leeuwarden, there’s just the place where you can find these answers! More
YourPost’s DNA: Candela Cardona from Spain
My name is Candela, but you can call me Dela! I am a 20-years-old Journalism student. I come from Málaga, a city in southern Spain. I am an exchange student in the NHL Stenden, right now in Communication, and last semester in Transmedia Storytelling. More
People of Leeuwarden : Patrick Ricao
We are happy to introduce to you our first story about an emerging musician living in Friesland. Patrick Ricao is a singer/songwriter whom I met around three years ago. More
Show your Arts on 20x18cm
Gallery Westerkade organises the exhibition ‘Artist show your Arts on 20×18 in 2018’. In this exhibition more than 500 block panels of the format of 20x18cm, made by more than 350 artists from many different fields, are displayed. More
Citizens of Liwadden : Ricky van Daalen
‘Citizens of Liwadden’ (‘Inwoners van Liwadden’) is a series of video portraits of remarkable citizens from Leeuwarden. In part 2 Ricky van Daalen, probably Liwaddens most famous folk singer, because of his famous song ‘Genot’, tells about his career and drives..
Interview with Tom Busam about his exchange in Tempere, Finland
NHL Stenden, M&EM student Tom Busam tells about his experiences in Tempere, Finland, where he is on exchange.
Eternalize your mark in Leeuwarden with DNA
What is the best way to eternalize someone’s presence somewhere? A statue, perhaps. Or maybe a painting. Good options, but nothing can beat our DNA. The one thing that we all have in common but that makes each one of us different and unique. To celebrate that, Leeuwarden is collecting its citizens’ DNA. However, it is not what you would think. More
YourPost’s DNA: Nadja Nordström from Sweden
Hej/Hoi/Hello! My name is Nadja Nordström and I’m 24 years old. I was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden. The purpose of my move to Leeuwarden is because I’m an exchange student at the NHL Stenden. My major and field is within Communications. Back home in Sweden, I study at a University called the Mid University, which is located in a town called Sundsvall. More
People of Leeuwarden – Intro
Attention readers! The YourPost team is happy to announce to you its newest rubric –“People of Leeuwarden”. Dedicated specially to people and for people to read, this rubric will tell the stories of different men and women who live in Leeuwarden. Our ultimate goal is to show the diverse citizens of this beautiful city and to introduce them to you –our readers. More
People of Leeuwarden – A new series – Intro
Attention readers! The YourPost team is happy to announce to you its newest rubric –“People of Leeuwarden”. Dedicated specially to people and for people to read, this rubric will tell the stories of different men and women who live in Leeuwarden. Our ultimate goal is to show the diverse citizens of this beautiful city and to introduce them to you –our readers.
Every week we will publish a photo of a person whose life you will read about. However, not everything will be revealed with the photo –the YourPost team hopes to give you the chance to guess and discuss what this person’s story is. We ask you to be creative and to give your honest (and nice) opinion about the lovely people that we will introduce to you. A day after the photo has been shared with you, we will publish an official post about the person on our Website.
You can expect our first story this week – gather up your ideas and let your imagination work.
New energy after the holidays
The spring break is over and the editors of YourPost are taking on new energy! The program includes beautiful articles/series and sparkling video reports. Here a part of our editorial team, on the steps of de Kanselarij. In addition to Dutch, our team currently consists of students / volunteers from Romania, Germany, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Afghanistan, Sweden, Spain, Brazil and Austria.
YourPost’s DNA: Anna Greifeneder from Austria
How to introduce myself? Let’s see: My name is Anna Greifeneder, I am 23 years old and I am currently an exchange student Communication at NHL Stenden. I am born and raised in a small city in Austria, called Wels. It was always one of my wishes to study abroad and therefore, to get the chance to be part of Erasmus programme for one semester seemed perfect to me. More
The Secrets of Leeuwarden : De Oldehove
‘The Secrets of Leeuwarden’ is a YourPost series of videos about famous Leeuwarder buildings and their secrets. In this episode Willian Lord tells about the iconic and crooked Leeuwarder landmark the Oldehove.
Stone books and beer out of bread at the Green Alert Market
In today’s times, you will always come across the topic of sustainability and climate change. However, it is necessary to be aware and informed about the ongoing negative changes in our environment and how we are able to prevent them or slow them down. More
The Secrets of Leeuwarden : De Friesche Club
‘The Secrets of Leeuwarden’ is a YourPost series of videos about famous Leeuwarder buildings and their secrets. In this episode Pieter van der Ende tells about the hidden Friesche Club.
Citizens of Liwadden : Ludo van der Veen
‘Citizens of Liwadden’ (‘Inwoners van Liwadden’) is a series of video portraits of remarkable citizens from Leeuwarden. In part 1 Ludo van der Veen’s story about his very special relation with Lego.