03 May 2010 02:48
The Dutch Community in Melbourne celebrates the Dutch Queen's birthday just a few days after the official day on the 30th of April. This year, Queen Beatrix's birthday was again celebrated on Dutch Orange Day at Queensbridge Square, in the heart of Melbourne. The event, open to all, was full of music and Dutch foods.
01 Mar 2010 22:23
A commemoration was held at Martin Place in Sydney, to remember the more than five Allied Navies who took part in this major conflict which preceded the invasion of Malaysia, the surrender of Singapore and the Dutch East Indies in February 1942. "They have no grave but the cruel sea." ( from the Naval Ode).
24 Feb 2010 00:22
The Clipper Stad Amsterdam follows in the footsteps of Charles Darwin,150 years after the publication of Darwin's book "On the Origin of Species". The Clipper Stad Amsterdam, by request of the Dutch Broadcaster VPRO, sails around the world following the route of the Beagle.
07 Oct 2011 04:19
100 Days for KIKA a unique cycling feat. In 100 days Mark van Rijmenam and Reinier van Dieren cycled about 40.000 kilometres around Australia. The main aim was to collect funds for KIKA, a Dutch organisation which specialises in research as to why children get cancer.
08 Mar 2011 23:51
Sunday the 6th of March was the official opening of the Dutch Australian Heritage centre (DAHC) in Carnegie (Victoria). The new building was officially opened by the Dutch Ambassador Willem Andrae, where a large collection is being housed of items which the Dutch migrants brought with them to Australia. The Heritage Centre also has a large collection of books and printed matter with regards migration, for all to enjoy or used as a learning tool for future generations.
21 Feb 2011 00:26
The 36th annual Holland Festival was held on Saturday the 19th of February at the Sandown Entertainment Complex in Springvale, Melbourne. A full day of fun, music and laughter for the whole family. Dutch culture, music, foods and more. Yvon Davis recorded interviews and took some photos as well.
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