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AkzoNobel Honeysuckle Blue(s) Garden

In 2016 Farm of the World took part in the Chelsea Flower Show with a special garden called Honeysuckle Blue(s) Garden. Claudy Jongstra designed a radically different kind of garden than what is normally seen at the Olympic Games of garden shows...

2018
  • 09:00
  • Blokhuisplein 40
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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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The Great Black-tailed Godwit Theatre

In previous years, visitors to the Friesland Museum of Nature have been introduced to the king of the meadow: the black-tailed godwit. Through, for example, the Great Black-tailed Godwit Race during the 2014 spring holidays and More flowers in the meadow make godwits happy! in 2015. All these activities serve as a prelude to the great exhibition in 2018. It's finally here: the black-tailed godwit returns in The Great Black-tailed Godwit Theatre in the courtyard of the Friesland Museum of Nature. The Great Black-tailed Godwit Theatre is a collaboration with King of the Meadows. This civic initiative draws attention to the future of the meadow and cultural landscape, all the life and work involved in and around it, including our grassland birds. It is a club of committed and enthusiastic doers who chose a new, multidisciplinary approach in order to lay bare and secure the future of the meadow. The concept of this unique experience is at the hands of Theun Mosk. Mosk studied at the Theatre School in Amsterdam and the Gerrit Rietveld Academy. He creates designs for (music) theatre, opera, dance, exhibitions and also makes autonomous installations. The Great Black-tailed Godwit Theatre takes the world of the black-tailed godwit as the starting point. Small spaces become different experiences and are focused on how one perceives his or her environment. This is far from your average exhibition. Experience what it’s like to be a black-tailed godwit, perceive the world he lives in and put your senses to the test.

Exhibitions - 2018
  • 10:00
  • Natuurmuseum Fryslân
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Liwwadders! Our present, past and future.

Liwwadders! Our present, past and future. In Leeuwarden, the city dialect (Liwwadders) is spoken in addition to Frisian and many other languages. It is also the name of the floating pavilion in the canal at the edge of the Prinsentuin...

2018
  • 11:00
  • Groeneweg 1
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Silence of the Bees

Life is hard for bees in the Netherlands. So hard, in fact, that they are being threatened with extinction. Time for a helping hand! In 2018, De Kruidhof – a botanic garden located in the village of Buitenpost that has the largest collection...

2018
  • 19:30
  • Schoolstraat 29 B
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Bakzeuntjes

Shouting in the port: ‘There they are!’ Women waving towels high above their heads and the shrill sound of the trumpet. There are the heroes of the sea braving the wind and water to put bread on the table.

2018
  • kerksingel 1
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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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Sjong

Sjong! Zing! Sing! Isn't it great to sing in class? In Frisian, another language, or even in several languages? During 2017-18, schools and classes will write their own lyrics about themselves and their environment...

2018
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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
  • Heer Ivostraatje 1