How Friesland as a ‘mental space’ must always be recreated (from the Middle Ages to Arcadia) | opinion

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How did the spatial identity and orientation of Friesland develop and with what values ​​was this ‘space’ filled over the centuries? And how much space do we give ourselves? Sometime in the seventies, when I sometimes did a ’round the IJsselmeer’ by racing bike, I was stopped halfway through the Afsluitdijk by a couple who … Read more

Criticism of ceiling on subsidy for culture: ‘Ask whether that contributes to diversity and innovation’ | Gouda

Criticism of ceiling on subsidy for culture: 'Ask whether that contributes to diversity and innovation' |  Gouda

For the Vonk Foundation (art and culture) in Waddinxveen, it is highly questionable whether the subsidy ceiling introduced by the municipality contributes to healthy cultural diversity and supports its innovation. “Now it is not wrong to set limits on expenditure and more money is not the immediate solution to a problem, but setting financial limits … Read more

Nearly half of councilors think that political culture in city council has gotten worse

Nearly half of councilors think that political culture in city council has gotten worse

Nearly half of current councilors (44 percent) have seen the way they do politics in their councils deteriorate in recent years. Copying behavior from the House of Representatives, many say, where according to them it is completely barren and angry. This is apparent from research by EenVandaag and the Dutch Association for Councilors among nearly … Read more

RTV Ronde Venen – ELECTION DEBATE: WILL THERE BE MORE MONEY FOR ART & CULTURE? “I’M NOT SAINT CLASS”

RTV Ronde Venen - ELECTION DEBATE: WILL THERE BE MORE MONEY FOR ART & CULTURE?  "I'M NOT SAINT CLASS"

The first election debate was organized on 24 February by Cultuurcafé De Ronde Venen. An evening full of debate, musical intermezzos and questions from the artists present. The entire broadcast is here to look back. There is an energetic atmosphere in the Old Parish Building in Mijdrecht. People sit in groups at tables. Strings of … Read more

Art and culture is there for all of us

Art and culture is there for all of us

Through New Elan † alphens.nl † Saturday 12 March 2022 at 13:31 Petra Hoogenes is the number 2 of Nieuw Elan in the municipal council and on the electoral list. She is committed to art, culture and heritage. She took part in the Culture Debate on behalf of Nieuw Elan, but: “I know that much … Read more

‘Get the cultural base in order’

'Get the cultural base in order'

An increasing number of municipalities have less money available for basic cultural facilities such as the library, amateur association or cultural center. The Council for Culture warns about the consequences of this and advocates more investment in local and regional culture. Culture brings people together and that often starts in the own municipality. But then … Read more