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Bezoekerscentrum OBE

Bezoekerscentrum OBE A brand new building forms the entrance to Lân fan taal: OBE. You will be welcomed here as a new “resident” and you can immediately (and playfully) get to work with language...

2018
  • 10:00
  • Heer Ivostraatje 1
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Tim Etchells

Art Installation by Tim Etchells The British artist, Tim Etchells, has created a new, space-filling work for the new Lân fan Taal building at the Oldehoofsterkerkhof. The ingredients: neon letters, ringing telephones and personal messages...

2018
  • 10:00
  • Oldehoofsterkerkhof 1
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Schatkamer van de Friese cultuur

“The place to be” for anyone interested in culture and literature is Tresoar, the modern repository and treasure trove of Frisian history. In 2018, you can get to know the rich Frisian culture from a European perspective...

2018
  • 10:00
  • Boterhoek 1
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Fries Expressionisme: Not Afraid of the New

Fries Expressionisme: Not Afraid of the New Museum Dr8888 has the second largest collection of Frisian expressionism from just after the Second World War. Never before has there been a major retrospective...

2018
  • 11:00
  • Museumplein 2
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Poetic Potatoes

Leeuwarden and Het Bildt have had a relationship with Malta since about 1850. Every year around late September, the first seed potatoes leave Het Bildt and are shipped to Malta. The new potatoes come back the same way in March.

2018
  • 11:00
  • Schoenmakersperk 2
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Waterbar

The heart of Water Connecting 2018 is the water bar on the water campus. The water bar is the meeting point from which various initiatives are organised.

2018
  • 13:00
  • Wetsus
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Waterbeleefroutes

Various experience trails guide visitors by car, bike or boat to the most extraordinary water spots in Friesland. The routes that fall under the Frisian Water Spots include for example the Woudagemaal pumping station...

2018
  • Oldehoofsterkerkhof 2
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Other Words

What an exciting idea: being “posted”, as a writer in a small/minority language, to another area in Europe with a small language, to work, blog and perform! This has been happening since 2016 as part of the literary exchange project...

2018
  • Historisch Centrum Leeuwarden
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Taal in Byld

Language billboards by children From the end of 2017, billboards written and designed by children will appear in Leeuwarden. They are the result of “Taal yn Byld”...

2018
  • Historisch Centrum Leeuwarden
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Meeuw Jonge Schrijvers

Do you enjoy writing for the stage? And do you also enjoy taking to the stage (with others) to present your own poetry, story or performance? Good news: you can now take lessons from the best!

2018
  • Oostersingel 70 b