Events: Amsterdam events & conferences

Vondelpark Openluchttheater
The Vondel Park Open-air Theater offers a range of performing arts. The varied program includes plays and concerts of jazz, classical, pop and world music.

Amsterdam
3 June 2007- 19 August 2007

Grachtenfestival
In five days top international musicians and young talent will perform well over seventy concerts. Highlight is the Prinsengracht Concert. There is also a Canal Festival for children.

Amsterdamse Grachten
11 August 2007- 19 August 2007
Prinsengracht Concert
Music lovers can enjoy classical music performed by renowned soloists from the sides of the Prinsengracht Canal, from boats or bridges. The fairy-lights which illuminate the facades, the trees and the Wester Tower add magic to this unique experience

Prinsengracht 315 – 331          
1016 GZ Amsterdam
21 July 2004

Uitmarkt Amsterdam
Opening of the new cultural season with performances on indoor and outdoor stages. Large information market and book market.

Centrum Amsterdam
http://www.uitmarkt.nl
24-25-26 August 2007

Cinekid
Cinekid is a film festival especially for children. From October 13 through October 20 the latest youth films and a selection of the best national and international television programs will be shown.

Centrum Amsterdam
http://www.cinekid.nl
14-21 October 2007

Amsterdam Marathon
The Amsterdam Marathon comprises three parts: the marathon race, the open marathon, the Half Marathon (21.98 km) for joggers, and the Mini Marathon (4.2 km).

Olympisch Stadion 2
1076 DE Amsterdam
http://www.olympisch-stadion.net
21 October 2007

Intocht Sinterklaas Amsterdam
The Holy Man arrives every year around 11.30 AM at the Central Station. He will be accompanied by hundreds of his helpers, lots of music and lots of fun.

De Ruyterkade 5
1013 AA Amsterdam
18 November 2007

Marine Equipment Trade Show
International trade show for marine equipment and accessoires.

Europaplein 8
1078 GZ Amsterdam
http://www.rai.nl
13-15 November 2007

International Documentary Film festival Amsterdam
International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. This festival presents 200 documentary films and videos. In addition, special screenings, discussions and talk shows can be enjoyed.

Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10
1017 RR Amsterdam
http://www.idfa.nl
22 November- 2 December 2007
MotoRAI
Exhibition of motorbikes, scooters, mopeds, motorised bicycles, spare parts and accessories. In addition, you can get ideas for a motoring holiday at the MotoRAI, get to know motor clubs or pick up rare spare parts.

Europaplein 8
1078 GZ Amsterdam
http://www.rai.nl
 
PAN, Pictura Antiquairs National Amsterdam
National Art and Antique Fair; some 110 art and antique dealers present an abundance of old masters, antiques and contemporary art.

Europaplein 8
1078 GZ Amsterdam
http://www.rai.nl
November
 
Christmas concert at candlelight
Christmas concert with organ players Gustav Leonhardt and Bernard Winsemius.

Gravenstraat 17
1012 NL Amsterdam
http://www.nieuwekerk.nl
 
New-years concert at candlelight
Organ players Gustav Leonhardt and Bernard Winsemius.

Gravenstraat 17
1012 NL Amsterdam
http://www.nieuwekerk.nl

Horecava
Trade fair for the hotel and catering industry.

Europaplein 8
1078 GZ Amsterdam
http://www.rai.nl
7-10 January 2007

HISWA
Water sports fair. A jetty is located in the middle of the fair; dozens of large sailing yachts and motor yachts are moored here. All around this accessories are presented.

Europaplein 8
1078 GZ Amsterdam
http://www.rai.nl
6-11 March 2007

 
Intertraffic
Trade fair for design and maintenance of traffic and transport infrastructure.

Europaplein 8
1078 GZ Amsterdam
http://www.rai.nl
 
KunstRAI
More than 125 galleries present modern art, ranging from decorative to applied art, from established to innovative art.

Europaplein 8
1078 GZ Amsterdam
http://www.rai.nl
7-12 May 2008

Holland Festival
Innovative performing arts in Amsterdam. During this month the most renowned artists of the world will perform in the City Theatre, the Music Theatre and the Concertgebouw. Visitors can enjoy opera, drama, music, dance and film performances.

Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 21
1017 RP Amsterdam
http://www.hollandfestival.nl

De Grachtentuin in bloei
Along the canals of Amsterdam, between Brouwersgracht and Amstel river, some twenty gardens are open to the public. Classically designed and new gardens, stately old trees, rare plants and lovely garden houses can be admired.

Keizersgracht 579 c
1017 DR Amsterdam

Amsterdam Roots Festival
The Amsterdam Roots Festival presents an exceptionally adventurous program of world music and world culture. Events include æRoots Open AirÆ (free admission) and various performances in three Amsterdam venues.

Oosterpark, Melkweg, etc…
http://www.melkweg.nl
16-23 June 2007

Julidans
Festival of contemporary dance in various locations, including Stadsschouwburg, Bellevue and Paradiso. Performances by dance groups from a range of countries.

Leidseplein 26
1017 PT Amsterdam
 
De Parade
The Parade is a live panorama of theater, dance, music, art, entertainment, magic, attractions and spectacle. Because of the colorful marquees, the whirligig and the world restaurants, The Parade very much resembles an old-fashioned fairground.

Martin Luther Kingpark
Amsterdam
3-19 August 2007

Amsterdam Gay Pride (Canal Parade)
The Canal Parade is the highlight of the Amsterdam Pride event. This carnivalesque and extravagant procession of 80 boats makes its way through the heart of Amsterdam.

Prinsengracht, Amstel, Stopera
Amsterdam
http://www.amsterdampride.nl
3-5 August 2007

Sail Amsterdam
Every five years more than a thousand sailing ships come to Amsterdam from around the world. Sail Amsterdam is also the finish of the Cutty Sark Ships Race. Traditionally, Sail Amsterdam starts off with the imposing Parade of Sail.

IJ-haven, Oosterdok, grachten
Amsterdam
http://www.sail-amsterdam.nl