Everything Dutch

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With Prince William-Alexander and Maxima’s coronation coming up next week, Holland is in the midst of preparations for the festivities, and Buenos Aires is also focusing on everything Dutch.

The annual international book fair, which will take place from tomorrow until the 13th of May, has made Amsterdam its guest city in the fair and will be featuring the Amsterdam Café where different Dutch authors will be presenting books. Also, there will be exhibits of Vincent Van Gogh’s letters to Theo and illustrators works, amongst others.

From the 24th of April to the 5th of May, the Dutch experimental music ensemble, Modelo62, will tour the country, stopping by Buenos Aires and Córdoba to stage free live shows and host other activities including seminars and a composition contest. Find the full program here.

On the 30th of April, on the day of the coronation, there will be a party in San Telmo to celebrate the royal event. The celebration will combine typical cuisine and drinks from Holland and Argentina, late-night dancing, and a lot of orange. The party begins at 9pm at Boutique San Telmo, Peru 535. Tickets are 200 pesos in advance and 250 pesos on the day of the party and include food and drinks throughout the night. More information here.

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