Cello Biënnale 18 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018

Cello Biënnale

The core of Cello Biënnale Amsterdam takes place at the Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ and the adjoining Bimhuis. The daily festival programming invites some of the world's top cellists to the city, performing solo, in ensembles and as part of orchestras. Outside of the main concerts there are daily sessions plus workshops for students.

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Museumnacht 3 Nov 2018 - 3 Nov 2018


On the first Saturday in November every year, Museum Night Amsterdam sees around 50 museums in the city open their doors from 19:00 to 02:00 and organise special events, including workshops, concerts, special tours and performances. Tasty food and drink is also on hand to help keep your energy levels up. Welcome to Museum Night Amsterdam, or, as Amsterdammers simply know it, the 'n8'!

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Arrival of Sinterklaas 18 Nov 2018 - 18 Nov 2018

Arrival of Sinterklaas

Every November, Sinterklaas travels from his home in Spain to the Netherlands, bringing presents and special treats for the children. The day after he arrives in the Netherlands, he traditionally takes part in a colourful parade through Amsterdam.

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Amsterdam Light Festival 29 Nov 2018 - 20 Jan 2019

Amsterdam Light Festival

The seventh edition of Amsterdam Light Festival will take place from 29 November 2018 until 20 January 2019. The annual light-art festival transforms the historical city centre of Amsterdam into one big open-air light museum.   

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