As we mentioned earlier this week; today will Pacha Festival kick-start the summer season.
But what a lot a people don’t know about is the longer music festival Indiestad:
From today until 26 May Amsterdam turns into Indiestad (Indie City).
Indiestad is the brainchild of Amsterdam’s Paradiso, and the venue’s twice-yearly, hugely successful London Calling festival is part of the deal. More than 60 bands joined in last year for the second edition, playing at various locations across the city. And the icing on the musical cake is that you can visit all shows with a single pass!
“This upcoming Saturday, 18th May, Pacha Festival comes to town! After a successful opening last year, the renowned club brand is back with the second edition of the dance music festival on Amsterdam’s Java-eiland.
With the Amsterdam skyline providing the stunning backdrop, the Pacha Festival combines a unique setting with slamming DJs and live sets, the popular Ibiza hippie market and – hopefully – a decent dose of sunshine!”
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Have you made any plans for the upcoming weekend? If not we suggest that you head over to the park at Westergasfabriek for an enormous open air restaurant experience.
“After five successful years of outdoor mobile food fun, The Weekend of the Rolling Kitchens is back for its sixth edition from 9 to 12 May 2013 at Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek.
Food to suit every appetite will be on the menu, with everything from fresh Italian pizza to sophisticated seafood dishes on offer. Hunt around for your favorite, pick up your order and relax under the sun (or later in the evening, stars) as you enjoy your food.
There is no entrance charge for Rolling Kitchens (Rollende Keukens) and the food is designed to tickle the most culinary of taste buds without breaking the bank. And after the sun has set, there’s usually the chance to catch an open-air screening of a popular film.
On Sunday it is Bevrijdingsdag (Info for non-dutch readers: The Dutch Liberation Day which is celebrated each year on May 5th to mark the end of the occupation by Nazi Germany during World War II).
All around the country there are Bevrijdingsfestivals – click here to find a festival in your area.
Personally I will visit Bevrijdingspop in Haarlem – gezellig with great music, many yummy food stands & a good atmosphere. A great ending to a sunny weekend!