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
Posts with: Laura Apostol
YourPost editors work on ‘One of us’
(sitting from left to right) Laura Apostol (Romania), Milen Elefterov (Bulgaria) and Nynke Laverman – (standing) Leo Wildhagen (Germany), Nadja Nordström (Sweden) and Anna Greifeneder (Austria).
A few YourPost editors participated this week in the new LF2018 project by singer Nynke Laverman. The young journalists, all international students of HCL Stenden, spoke a sentence in their own language. More
YourPost presents promo video
With the presentation of its own promotional film, YourPost, the online news agency for citizen journalism, had its own red carpet moment last week. Exchange students, guests of NHL Stenden and volunteers met at this cheerful gathering in the Kanselarij. With an enthusiastic speech, Mayor Ferd Crone also showed his interest. With the press on a button he started the video (see photo). More
The dogs of Romania – teaser
Read on YourPost the fascinating story about the dogs of Romania, the country of origin of our YourPost-editor Laura Apostol. As a big dog friend, she interviewed Roxana Deissima in Bucharest ánd Barbara van der Weijden in Dronrijp (see photo) about their organization Barking Romania. A story about dogs without future for which there is a safe basket in Friesland.