A parcel from the Netherlands: The Czar Peter House moves to St. Petersburg

The small wooden house in Zaandam, the Netherlands, where Peter the Great stayed incognito for a week in August 1697, was built in 1632. In the mid 18th century, the Czar Peter House became renowned among the Dutch royalty and was given the status of a historical monument.

// Oct. 01, 2013 - 21:42 GMT


Paul Verhoeven Retrospective Plays During Days of Netherlands Festival

A retrospective of the films of director Paul Verhoeven will be hosted by the Pioneer open-air movie theater, featuring classic movies such as Basic Instinct starring Sharon Stone and Total Recall starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. The retrospective will also include a Q&A session with the director. </p>

// Aug. 16, 2013 - 15:52 GMT


Holland's Ricciotti Ensemble Embarks on Packed Russian Tour

The Dutch street symphony orchestra will embark on a 7-day Russian tour as part of the Russia-Netherlands year-long cultural exchange.

// Aug. 15, 2013 - 17:22 GMT


8 Dutch Theater Companies to Play at Gavrosh Children’s Festival

The Gavrosh international childrens theater festival will take place in Moscow for the seventh time on September <span class="nobr">13–22</span>. As part of the Year of the Netherlands in Russia, the festival will present some of the best childrens productions by eight Dutch theater companies, according to the organizers, Serpukhovka Teatrium. </p>

// Aug. 07, 2013 - 16:56 GMT


Year of Russia and the Netherlands to Culminate in Days of the Netherlands Festival

Gorky Park will be one of the major venues for the festival, which will showcase masterpieces of Dutch painting, fashion, cinema, drama and the performing arts by prominent Dutch artists and performers.

// Jul. 25, 2013 - 20:21 GMT


New Holland to Introduce Petersburg to Dutch culture

The Orange Days festival of contemporary Dutch culture is set to open Thursday at the New Holland exhibition center. The event organizers have promised that the forum will play a significant role in the wider cultural collaboration between the Netherlands and St. Petersburg.

// Jul. 03, 2013 - 14:12 GMT


University heads from Russia and the Netherlands to discuss cooperation in Amsterdam

The heads of Russian and Dutch universities will discuss possible cooperation at a forum in Amsterdam that will be held as part of the Year of Russia in the Netherlands and the Year of the Netherlands in Russia, the Russian Ministry of Education and Science said.

// Apr. 11, 2013 - 21:29 GMT


Russia and the Netherlands: traditions, historical continuity and new prospects for partnership

My visit to the Netherlands begins on Monday. In the course of this visit HM Queen Beatrix and I will officially open the Year of Russia in the Netherlands and the Year of the Netherlands in Russia.

// Apr. 06, 2013 - 10:15 GMT


Russia, Netherlands to sign 15 agreements during Putin’s visit

Russia and the Netherlands plan to sign 15 bilateral agreements on energy, industry and innovation during President Vladimir Putins visit to Amsterdam on April 8. </p>

// Apr. 05, 2013 - 17:57 GMT


Cultural program of the Russia and the Netherlands bilateral year expanded

The new additions are almost all cultural events. A planned exhibition of sculptures will be complemented by a project entitled Russia Next Door: Art Installation from Kaliningrad, to be shown in The Hague. </p>

// Mar. 29, 2013 - 15:43 GMT