As you probably know, the Netherlands is a Kingdom destination with its own unique traditions and customs. Calendar of events and holidays here are very rich and varied that attracts masses of tourists from all over the world.
Holidays in April
April is not just one of months of spring. April is a unique time during which various events are held to raise the cultural level of the citizens and tourists of the Kingdom! Known to the Dutch national Museum weekend . which takes place every year during the second weekend in April, has one goal: enriching the citizens of the Kingdom…
That is why in this day – and in 2012, the year of this festival fell on the 14th of April – more than 550 museums invite visitors mostly free to attend all kinds of exhibitions, to listen to interesting lectures and more!
What unique museums you can visit on this day:
1. Art Museum in Amsterdam, called “Rijksmuseum” – it presents a Flemish painting of the 15th – 18th centuries.
2. Museum Amsterdam marijuana, hashish and cannabis – this Museum you will not find anywhere else!
3. The Stedelijk Museum Continue reading
The story of the birth of Jesus Christ contain the Gospels of Luke and Matthew. During the reign of Herod in Judea under the rule of Rome, Emperor Augustus issued a decree to hold a national census. The Jews wrote down on my knees and childbirth; each family had their seats of the patriarchs. Joseph and Mary, as descendants of king David, were born from Bethlehem, they had to write only there, that’s where they went from Nazareth.
According to the gospel, in Bethlehem, they could not find a place in the house or at the Inn, why were forced to stay outside of town, in a cave where shepherds sheltered livestock in inclement weather. In this cave night of the blessed virgin Mary and the Baby was born — the Son of God, Christ. The first Christmas Jesus came to worship shepherds, informed about this wonderful event by the appearance of the angel. But in heaven was revealed to the miraculous star that led to the baby Jesus by the Magi (wise men). The wise men gave Christ gifts — gold, frankincense, and myrrh. On the eighth day after the birth of the Savior, according to the law, he was given the name Jesus, which was given Continue reading