Would you like to experience the Netherlands and Belgium in Tokyo? Then join the cycle event: Tour de Holland to Flanders, Belgium! This event will take you on a 10 km route, starting from the Dutch embassy and ending at the Belgium embassy, passing by some major sightseeing spots. Participants who finish the course will also have a chance to win the grand prize of KLM airplane tickets to Amsterdam for two. The 5th annual cycling event will be held on Sunday 9 April 2017.
The Dutch agri & food sector has further strengthened its leading position in the world market. In 2016, Agri & Food exports totalled almost 94 billion euros, compared to 90 billion in 2015. Agricultural products accounted for 85 billion euros and agricultural materials, knowledge and technology accounted for 9 billion: a new record. This means the agri & food sector now comprises 22% of total exports. This is shown by provisional figures from Statistics Netherlands (CBS) and Wageningen Economic Research. Minister for Agriculture Martijn van Dam announced these figures during the opening of International Green Week in Berlin, the largest international agricultural trade exhibition in the world.
The Netherlands Chamber of Commerce in Japan (NCCJ) and Holland Alumni Network Japan cordially invite you and your guests to the annual Shinnenkai to be held on Tuesday 24 January. Join them in toasting to a successful 2017 in Japan!
The Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam focuses on developing talent in the fine arts. The Rijksakademie selects and facilitates top talent and offer selected artists a platform for further development of their work. Presentation of the work and connections to an international network form a part of the two-year residency program. For many alumni the residency has led to their international breakthrough.