Culture

Lunch Learners: Digest an entire book over lunch

Who has time to read books these days? According to a recent report from the Netherlands’ Social and Cultural Planning Office, fewer and fewer Dutch people are managing to fit reading into their...

Jorge from Portugal

People from many different countries live, study and work in Eindhoven. Every week, E52 has a talk with an international about what brought them here and what life is like in Eindhoven. Name: Jorge Alves Lino Country of origin: Portugal Work: Professor Media, Interaction and...

The Library helps expats to integrate in Eindhoven

“In a modern library, a book is an instrument, not a goal” Public libraries serve public interests. The diverse, multinational population of the Brainport region has non-standard needs and...

Van Abbe reaches out to Eindhoven’s internationals

Van Abbemuseum was created as a cultural offer to the people of Eindhoven with a purpose to elevate them with the beauty of art and to give them an opportunity to be engaged in the cultural life....

Juliet from the United States

People from many different countries live, study and work in Eindhoven. Every week, E52 has a talk with an international about what brought them here and what life is like in Eindhoven. Name: Juliet...

Gisèle from Curaçao

People from many different countries live, study and work in Eindhoven. Every week, E52 has a talk with an international about what brought them here and what life is like in Eindhoven. Name: Gisèle Mambre Country of origin: Curaçao Work: Communications consultant The history...

Mpanzu from Congo

People from many different countries live, study and work in Eindhoven. Every week, E52 has a talk with an international about what brought them here and what life is like in Eindhoven. Name: Mpanzu Bamenga Country of Origin: DR. Congo Work: City counselor in Eindhoven,...

Lorenzo from Italy

People from many different countries live, study and work in Eindhoven. Every week, E52 has a talk with an international about what brought them here and what life is like in Eindhoven. Name: Lorenzo Gerbi Country of origin: Italy Work: Designer / Cultural Producer You can’t...

New Ambassadors for Dutch Design Week 2017

Architect Winy Maas (MVRDV), designers Lonny van Ryswyck and Nadine Sterk (Atelier NL) and journalist Marcus Fairs (Dezeen) are the ambassadors for this edition of Dutch Design Week (DDW). New this year is the appointment of not two but three (in fact: four) ambassadors....

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An international Parktheater

The Parktheater made in 2014 their first steps in becoming a more international orientated theatre. They go on in their steady pace by launching an English brochure for the season 2017/2018. But the...

Parktheater: next step in internationalisation

The Eindhoven Parktheater is already putting years of effort in becoming more and more international. This year the theater makes its next step in this progress by offering an English version of the...

Eindhoven Eight present themselves in Rotterdam

If there is one city in the Netherlands where modern architecture is cherished and shown, then it must be Rotterdam. So it’s quite an honor for the Eindhoven Eight to be presented in an exposition at The Nieuwe Instituut in exactly this city. “Essential Eight”...

Economia Festival by Baltan: New Views on Old Models

How about a festival on the economy, but without any real economists? Next Friday to Sunday, 28-30 April, Baltan Laboratories is exactly trying to achieve this. Economy as art, as a way of stepping...

A New Currency for Strijp-S: Egonomia

A temporary local currency for Strijp-S. It’s certainly not the first time that a community introduces its own currency, but the value of the Strijp ‘egonomia’ is quite special: it’s based on values like knowledge, network or creativity, and organized...

No worries – we’re learning Dutch

A closer look at one of Language Institute Regina Coeli’s free Dutch workshops at the High Tech Campus in February. How many expats living in Eindhoven can say that they really speak Dutch well?...

Bliksem en Donderdag – One Unusual Evening

Thursday evening was unordinary one because it was lit up not only by the bright street lights in the city centre of Eindhoven but also by the enthusiasm of all people cozily gathered in De Kazerne....

Kevin Kelly to speak at Conference for the Curious

Kevin Kelly is one of the speakers at the Conference for the Curious, March 29 and 30 in the Klokgebouw in Eindhoven. The Conference is part of STRP Biennale. With it, VPRO Medialab and STRP are...

Refugee-Project From Eindhoven Set Up In Utrecht

Not all that starts in Eindhoven, stays in Eindhoven. In Lombok, a multicultural neighborhood in the city of Utrecht, two former Design Academy students have started a new project. De Voorkamer (The...

The Philips Museum and the missing TV from 1970

“Only few people know that Philips designed the first Dutch satellite in 1969.” Sergio Derks is speaking intensively  in front of one of the display cabinets. He is the curator of the Philipsmuseum ...

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