Dutch Rituals

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Kings day  (used to be Queens day) is a dutch party in honour of our King that is celebrated throughout the country. On kings day there are festivals across the whole country like concerts, and markets

Kings day (used to be Queens day) is a dutch party in honour of our King that is celebrated throughout the country. On kings day there are festivals across the whole country like concerts, and markets

the composition on this landscape photo creates a sort of secondary image that is abstract art

the composition on this landscape photo creates a sort of secondary image that is abstract art

Hagelslag (Chocolate Sprinkles). 10 Dutch Foods You Must Try In The Netherlands #Holland #food #dutch

10 Dutch Foods You Must Try In The Netherlands

Hagelslag (Chocolate Sprinkles). 10 Dutch Foods You Must Try In The Netherlands #Holland #food #dutch

Biscuit with pink or blue toppings. Hard to explain but we call this beschuit met muisjes. This is what we traditionally eat when a child is born, Pink for a girl and blue when its a boy.

Biscuit with pink or blue toppings. Hard to explain but we call this beschuit met muisjes. This is what we traditionally eat when a child is born, Pink for a girl and blue when its a boy.

Sinterklaas and Black Piet. This annual celebration is basically a dutch version of Santa Claus. Recently there have been a lot of discussions wether or not Black Piet is supposed to be racist. As the foreign-dutch population want to ban this tradition.

Sinterklaas and Black Piet. This annual celebration is basically a dutch version of Santa Claus. Recently there have been a lot of discussions wether or not Black Piet is supposed to be racist. As the foreign-dutch population want to ban this tradition.

This is a picture of the Elfstedentocht which would be called Eleven city trip if you translate it literally. It freezes long enough it is possible to skate an race on natural ice between 11 different cities

This is a picture of the Elfstedentocht which would be called Eleven city trip if you translate it literally. It freezes long enough it is possible to skate an race on natural ice between 11 different cities

Hollandse Nieuwe Haring. In June of every year, the "newest" herring season starts. Fish enthusiasts make a tradition to buy some each year.

Hollandse Nieuwe Haring. In June of every year, the "newest" herring season starts. Fish enthusiasts make a tradition to buy some each year.

Top 10 of dutch snacks, most of them are typically dutch and can't be found anywhere abroad

Top 10 of dutch snacks, most of them are typically dutch and can't be found anywhere abroad

This is a tradition in the Netherlands, where students who got their certificate of the secondary school, hoist the flag together with their schoolbag and books.

This is a tradition in the Netherlands, where students who got their certificate of the secondary school, hoist the flag together with their schoolbag and books.

Farmer herding his cows on bike...very dutch! #Netherlands #bicycles

Farmer herding his cows on bike...very dutch! #Netherlands #bicycles


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Koningsdag  (voorheen koninginnedag) is een Nederlands feest ter ere van het staatshoofd dat in heel het land wordt gevierd. Op koningsdag vinden er in het hele land veel festiviteiten plaats zoals concerten, vrijmarkten en nog veel meer!

Koningsdag (voorheen koninginnedag) is een Nederlands feest ter ere van het staatshoofd dat in heel het land wordt gevierd. Op koningsdag vinden er in het hele land veel festiviteiten plaats zoals concerten, vrijmarkten en nog veel meer!

Carnaval in Den Bosch

Carnaval in Den Bosch

houseofromanov:  Elfstedentocht, 1963.

houseofromanov: Elfstedentocht, 1963.

Beschuit met muisjes, when a baby is born, this is what we treat; rusk with anise hail in blue or pink.

Beschuit met muisjes, when a baby is born, this is what we treat; rusk with anise hail in blue or pink.

The Dutch Table. This is a goldmine of Dutch and Indo recipes! I miss my beloved Dutch cuisine!

The Dutch Table. This is a goldmine of Dutch and Indo recipes! I miss my beloved Dutch cuisine!

Bitterballen are deep-fried snacks that are ubiquitous in cafes and bars all over the Netherlands. These savory orbs are battered in a crunchy breadcrumb coating and filled with a gooey mixture of chopped beef, beef broth, flour, butter, herbs and spices. They are typically served with mustard for dipping.

10 DUTCH FOODS YOU SHOULD TRY AT LEAST ONCE

Bitterballen are deep-fried snacks that are ubiquitous in cafes and bars all over the Netherlands. These savory orbs are battered in a crunchy breadcrumb coating and filled with a gooey mixture of chopped beef, beef broth, flour, butter, herbs and spices. They are typically served with mustard for dipping.

Eleven cities skating tour ~ De Elfstedentocht in Friesland, The Netherlands

Eleven cities skating tour ~ De Elfstedentocht in Friesland, The Netherlands

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Nostalgisch plaatje sinterklaas

Nostalgisch plaatje sinterklaas

Sinterklaas en zwarte Piet- Echt Holland

Sinterklaas en zwarte Piet- Echt Holland

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