All eyes will turn to the 87th Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 22, but we’re paying special attention to one film, “A Single Life” by Job, Joris & Marieke, which has been nominated for an Oscar in the Short Film (Animated) category. Meanwhile, we can think of no better time to celebrate the Dutch influence on American movies, whether it’s behind the director’s chair or bringing characters to life on the screen.
In honor of Kingdom Day, or Koninkrijkdag, as we Dutchies say, on Dec. 15, we offer a few facts about the Kingdom you might not know.
Dutch-American Heritage Day is Nov. 16, a day we set aside to honor our heritage here in America. We can think of no better way to do that than explain to our American friends just how normal we are.
The Netherlands has traded with Americans since 1614, even before the United States was its own country. Nearly $88 million in goods and services arrive in the US from the Dutch shores every day. In honor of 400 years of trade relations and the launch of the Netherlands American Business Council, here’s a list of things you might miss if the Dutch didn’t have their famous entrepreneurial spirit.
President Obama, we are excited to have you visit our country for the Nuclear Security Summit March 24-25. In light of your first presidential visit to the Lowlands, we thought we’d brief you a little bit about our country and offer a few traveling tips to help you enjoy your stay.
In honor of Dutch-American Heritage Day on Nov. 16, here are 10 things you may have thought are American, but are really Dutch.