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Leather aprons are forever

Few things are forever nowadays but these aprons you will be handing down to your grandchildren says Jesse Jongen who represents Dutch leather firm Witlof in Australia.
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Close to 700 people came to the Orange party celebrate the Dutch King's 50th birthday. It was a great opportunity for C-G Willem Cosijn to thank the Dutch.
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Alister Henskens, MP for Ku-ring-gai was also at the Oranje party in Sydney. He is the son of a Dutch immigrant. He explains why his father (93) decided to emigrate.
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NSW Minister for Primary Resources and Agriculture Niall Blair also attended the Dutch King's birthday party this week. Was he aware of the many Dutch businesses in NSW and the Dutch contribution to Australia in general before the King's trade...
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Who has the best chance of winning the Eurovision Song Festival this year? Dutch music correspondent Tim Fisher looks at the odds for inspiration.

Dutch small talk: heartless

Frans Hertoghs is an expert at finding the meaning of strange and unusual Dutch word combinations

The healing sound of the harp

The harp is often referred to as "The cradle of Sound". Anke Arkensteyn is using this soulfull instrument to give the dying and sick peace and tranquility.

An orange cake fit for a king

Catch up with your Dutch friends over a cup of coffee with the wonderful orange cake on the occasion of the Kings birthday.
It is the month of "orange" parties. 27 April it's Sydney's turn. First up is the party at the Masonic Centre and then join My Dutch Connection  for the "After Party" says Ralph Kooi...

Dutch king will be 50 this week

The Netherlands will be a sea of orange this week when King Willem- Alexander celebrates his 50th birthday. Dutch correspondent Marten de Jongh explains what has been planned.

Oranjefeest Melbourne 2017

Petra Okhuizen-Schaap with the latest on the biggest party for Dutchies in Melbourne....

Trouble for the 457 visa holders

The new 457 visa restrictions are a major talking point for the Dutch Community in Australia. Petra Okhuizen-Schaap, Quirinus Nienhuis, Anne Bos and Keith Paulusse share their opinions....

Gazelle Holland Festivals Big Succes

The enormous success of the Gazelle Holland Festival almost was its undoing. Organiser Paul Rubens is already getting prepared for next year!

Anzac 2017 Australia

Anzac Day 2017, the fallen soldiers but also other war stories, like the Japanese Australians who were sent to detention camps after Pearl Harbor.

Dutch small talk: Easter

What do spring and Easter have in Common?