Netherlands Embassy in Astana and the economic division in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Dutch Week in Astana 2013

Discover Holland in Astana! The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands proudly announces the organization of the second Dutch Week in Astana held in the period of June 10 – June 15, 2013

The main purpose of the week is to highlight the Dutch culture in broad sense, raise public awareness of the Dutch input in the Kazakhstani economic, business, and cultural development as well as introducing new ways of cooperation between two nations.

The events will include the following activities:

Date

Time

Event

Venue

Details

June 10 (Monday)

18:30

Opening of the Exhibition: Reproduction of Van Gogh’s Art

Nazarbayev Centre

40 copies of paintings of reproduction of Van Gogh art

June 11 (Tuesday)

15:00

Life and art of Van Gogh

Nazarbayev Centre

Kazakh painter Leila Makhat talks on van Gogh

June 11 (Tuesday)

19:00

Concert: Building the cultural bridges

Shabyt Concert hall

Thomas Verheul  (piano) and Karim Yengsep (bassist) will perform

June 12 (Wednesday)

11:00

Lecture: Sustainable urban planning and energy efficient construction

Eurasian National University

Professor Schoot Uiterkamp of Groningen University

June 12

(Wednesday)

19:00

Dutch Film Festival

Sary Arka

Uncle Henk

Russian Subtitles

June 12

(Wednesday)

19:30

“Doing Business with the Netherlands: Small country, Great partner!”  

Aristokrat restaurant, 30 Kabanbay Batyra str А, KazMunaiGaz

Ambassador Peter van Leeuwen speaks at Fryday W networking event

June 13 (Thursday)

10:00

Seminar: Energy efficient design and construction

Eurasian National University

4-6 expert people from the Academy, government, civil society and business circles.

June 13 (Thursday)

15:00

Lecture: Sustainable urban planning and energy efficient construction

Nazarbayev University

Professor Schoot Uiterkamp of Groningen University

June 13 (Thursday)

19:00

Dutch Film Festival

Sary Arka

The gang of Oss

Russian susbtitles

June 14 (Friday)

09:00-18:00

Master classes by Dutch football trainers

Avtomobilist Football centre

Rob Kurvers,

Jeffrey Oost,

Gido Vader  from

FEYENOORD football club from Rotterdam

June 14 (Friday)

19:00

Dutch Film Festival

Sary Arka

The girl and death

June 15 (Saturday)

10:00

Round table: Soccer at FEYENOORD

Conference hall at Barys Sport Centre

Rob Kurvers,

Jeffrey Oost,

Gido Vader ,

FEYENOORD football club,  Rotterdam

June 15 (Saturday)

11:00

Bike ride

Baiterek

Annual bike ride

June 15 (Saturday)

14:00

Mini Football tournament

Avtomobilist Football centre

Young players from Astana football clubs judged by Dutch trainers

Saturday May 15 DUTCH VILLAGE

June 15 (Saturday)

10:00

Opening of the Dutch Farm Shop

Zhastar centre

June 15 (Saturday)

10:00

All day

Interactive Dutch games

Zhastar centre

June 15 (Saturday)

10:00

Circus Klomp

Zhastar centre

June 15 (Saturday)

10:30

Dutch singer performance

Zhastar centre

June 15 (Saturday)

12:00

Circus Klomp

Zhastar centre

June 15 (Saturday)

12:30

Dutch singer performance

Zhastar centre

June 15 (Saturday)

16:00

Circus Klomp

Zhastar centre

June 15 (Saturday)

16:30

Dutch singer performance

Zhastar centre

June 15 (Saturday)

18:00

Circus Klomp

Zhastar centre

June 15 (Saturday)

20:00

Open Air party/closing

Zhastar centre

For more detailed information, please contact the Embassy staff : +7 7172 555453 or via email: ast@minbuza.nl