‘Citizens of Liwadden’ (‘Inwoners van Liwadden’) is a series of video portraits of remarkable citizens of Leeuwarden. In part 6, Vicky tells more about her hobby body and face painting, special effects and make-up. She gives a great demonstration of her skills to celebrate that a year ago the European Cultural Capital event Leeuwarder-Fryslân 2018 started at the end of January 2018.
,,If everyone would dance, the world would look better. And here in Leeuwarden I would like to contribute to that, so that this mission spreads around”, Saco Velt states, owner of dance school Saco Velt. In the previous year he won the De HET entrepreneur award, in the category of cultural entrepreneur. More
It’s not a secret that Friesland houses some of the most beautiful women and successful models of The Netherlands. Not excluded are the two models who participate in Miss Supermodel Worldwide Africa (MSWAfrica), a national beauty pageant for women with an African background. The winner of MSWAfrica progresses to Miss Supermodel Worldwide, an international pageant in India where she will represent The Netherlands. One of these Frisian misses is Carliza Correia Dos Santos, an 18 years old student with a mission and vision. More
New Year’s Eve is a time of different traditions in Fryslân and the Netherlands. For example, the last day of the year is the only day that the typically Dutch game ‘sjoelen’ is played, that the real Frisian people go ‘carbidschieten’ in the meadows and that we eat ‘oliebollen’. As soon as midnight nears, we end the year with a drink while we watch the last seconds tick by on the clock on the television. Of these typical Dutch and Frisian traditions, we are often not even aware. This is just how it is supposed to be and how we do it every time. But what is normal in other cultures? More