Feb 20 2014

March in Amsterdam

Cirque du Soleil Kooza: The famous Cirque du Soleil Kooza will be in Amsterdam from the 13th of March until the 27th of April. Kooza tells the story of The Innocent, a melancholy loner who is looking for his place in the world. Doing so, he meets a lot of different characters, such as the King, the Trickster, the Obnoxious Tourist with his bad dog and the Pickpocket.

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Between strength and fragility, laughter and smiles, turmoil and harmony, KOOZA explores themes of fear, identity, recognition and power. The show is set in an electrifying and exotic visual world full of surprises, thrills, chills, audacity and total involvement.” The Cirque du Soleil Kooza unites acrobatic performance and the art of clowning and thus is a spectacle you definitely need to see when you are in Amsterdam. Tickets can be bought online.

Beyoncé: This month, a very special event will be taking place in Amsterdam – Beyoncé will give a concert at Ziggo Dome. Beyoncé Knowles became famous in 1997 as the lead singer of Destiny’s Child.  In 2003, she started her career as solo artist with her debut album Dangerously in Love. Today, she is one of the most famous singers in the world.

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She will be in Amsterdam on the 18th and 19th of March. Find more information and tickets here.

Keukenhof: Keukenhof in the Netherlands is the biggest flower garden in the world. Each year, it reopens with a new topic; this year’s topic will be “Holland”. If you are thinking about Holland, do you mostly think about tulips? Then you are right! At this year’s Keukenhof, more than 7 million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths will fill over 32 hectares with color and fragrance – a wonderful event.

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Flower and plant shows are taking place in the pavilions as well as different events can be seen every weekend, old and young will be entertained. Furthermore, seven different gardens are meant to inspire, showing different works of art. Bike tours and boat trips can be made to discover all the colorful fields of flowers by surrounding the park – Keukenhof has a lot to offer. It opens on the 20th of March and can be visited until the 18th of May during two months. The entrance costs 7,50€ for children, adults have to pay 15€. Find more information on keukenhof.nl.

Chocoa Festival: The Chocoa Festival in Amsterdam is taking place on the 29th and 30th of March in the National Maritime Museum, both days from 10am until 5pm. It is the perfect event for chocolate lovers who want to know more about chocolate: what is the origin, where does chocolate come from? How is it being produced? And how can the taste be varied? All this can be found out at this festival which is an important event in Amsterdam, happening every year. Moreover, visitors can participate in workshops and talk to the chocolate makers in order to hear their stories. It is a nice event for families with children, they will definitely enjoy it. Find more information and ticket prices here.

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition: Who doesn’t know the story of the incredible, unsinkable luxury liner Titanic? Probably everyone has heard of it. What once started out as a fairytale, ended up in the most dramatic shipwreck in history. Until the 11th of May, Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition can be visited in the Amsterdam EXPO, taking you back into the times of the largest liner in the world. Life on board can be looked at and all the information about the night the Titanic sank within only three hours can be gotten. A very interesting and stirring exhibition, telling the story of one of the greatest disasters of all times. The photo below is one of the last ones that has ever been taken of the Titanic.

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Find more information about the exhibition online.

For the case that you are visiting Amsterdam and still need a nice place to stay, we can offer you nice apartments which you can find on our website.

Have a great time in Amsterdam; we hope our recommendations were helpful :)

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