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What’s on? Amsterdam | Feb 2018


Wed 14 Feb | Valentine’s Screening @ LAB 111

The film, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, compliments the Mannenliefde beer from the local Oedipus brewery for this brotherly love-in.


18 Feb  | Art Battle @ Pllek | The Art Battle® comes to Amsterdam. It’s a live, competitive painters’ evening when painters create the best they can within 20 minutes. Painters bring their own brushes and tools, but the paint and canvases are already there. The audience vote for their favourite and the paintings are auctioned off at the end of the night. A bar and DJ adds to the fun. Register in advance to enter the competition.


19 Feb | Belle & Sebastian @ Carré theater

The Scottish indiepop band just released a new EP in January, so expect to hear some tracks from How to Solve Our Human Problems, Part 2. So some dreamy stuff with ‘I’ll be your pilot’ or a bit of fun with ‘Cornflakes’ . This Amsterdam gig also includes, a local viola player, Anna Smith.  


23 Feb | Kendrick Lamar @ Ziggodome

The critically acclaimed rapper with a few platinum-selling albums to his name. The most recent, Damn, earned a Grammy nomination for Album of the Year. Tickets are still available, last time we looked.  


24 & 25 February | The Maker Market @ The Maker Store in De Hallen

A weekend given over to sharing “young, innovative brands” that are locally designed and/or made. If you are a local “maker” and want to be part of the market, you can sign up at


28 Feb  | The Killers @ Ziggodome | The American rock band are back in town again for what is always a good show. We love the drummer and his dedicated wind machine the best.




‘Happy Families’

Here’s a playlist of videos we’ve made for Amsterdammers with young children.

It’s called ‘Happy Families’. I think you know why.

So follow us and subscribe on YouTube because there’s more to come …

#happyfamilies #amsterdam

🎁 On the 5th day of Christmas ▶︎ Holland Festival sneak peak

On the 5th day of Christmas, Broadcast Amsterdam gives to you … our interview with Helena Verhagen of Holland Festival, who gives us a sneak peak of the highlights to expect in 2017. Includes some very sweaty dancers.▶︎

This feature was first broadcast on Amsterdam’s Salto 2 TV channel on 1.12.16 as part of SO DAM LOCAL tv show, produced by Broadcast Amsterdam, and has been released online as part of our 12 Days of Christmas celebration.

© Broadcast Amsterdam 2016

🎁 On the 4th day of Christmas ▶︎ Rhizome House at Amsterdam Light Festival

On the 4th day of Christmas, Broadcast Amsterdam gives to you … our exclusive new video of Rhizome House, one of the most striking installations of the Amsterdam Light Festival 2016.▶︎

We learn about Rhizome House, one of the most striking installations of the Amsterdam Light Festival, from its lighting designer, Kevin Sturrock of DP Architects.

(This feature was also broadcast on Salto TV during the Christmas period as part of Broadcast Amsterdam’s local television programming, and has been released online as part of our 12 Days of Christmas celebration.)


© Broadcast Amsterdam 2016

🎁 On the 1st day of Christmas ▶︎ the Santa Tram video

On the 1st day of Christmas, Broadcast Amsterdam gives to you … our new video of the Vintage Santa Tram ▶︎


We pay a visit to the Vintage Santa Tram, a Christmas event run by Amsterdam Mamas every year. A vintage Amsterdam tram takes children around the city and gets back in time to visit Santa and more.

(This video was also broadcast on Amsterdam’s Salto TV channel during the Christmas period, produced by Broadcast Amsterdam, and has been released online as part of our 12 Days of Christmas celebration.)

© Broadcast Amsterdam 2016

We promised you a mini-magic show …

We interviewed the Amsterdam Magic Show guys on our SO DAM LOCAL TV show last week (see here) but they also stayed behind in the studio to perform a mini-magic show. Watch it here and be amazed.

Teaser 27 October SO DAM LOCAL show

A preview of this week’s SO DAM LOCAL tv show.

SO DAM LOCAL premieres on Thursdays at 21:00 each week on Amsterdam’s Salto 2 TV channel (find it on Ziggo Horizon 38 or stream online at and remember to select the Salto 2 livestream). Repeats throughout the week on Salto 2.

But if you miss it, there’ll be highlights on our YouTube channel.

© Broadcast Amsterdam 2016


Our interview with Yvonne van Ulden, director KLIK animation festival in Amsterdam from 25-30 October 2016. This feature was first broadcast on Amsterdam’s Salto 2 TV channel on 20.10.16 on our So Dam Local TV show.

© Broadcast Amsterdam 2016


Our interview with Theodora Voutsa, director of an international production of Antigone performing in Amsterdam 4 & 25 November. This feature was first broadcast on Amsterdam’s Salto 2 TV channel on 13.10.16 on our So Dam Local TV show.

© Broadcast Amsterdam 2016

Pre-autumn season coffee 26/09

coffeeJoin Broadcast Amsterdam for a coffee and catch up before our Autumn 2015 season.

Saturday 26 September from 11:00-13:00

De Koffie Salon (CENTRUM), Utrechtsestraat 130

A chance for all within the Broadcast Amsterdam community to meet and catch up over a coffee/croissant before we start our autumn season of videos for Amsterdam. So that’s viewers, filmmakers, production team, promo team, new volunteers and collaborators. And your friends. It’s also an opportunity to connect with people from across the range of our productions and pitch new ideas.

Sign up on Facebook at:

De Kapel @ Kleine Blijburg | Amsterdam’s city beaches #2

Our SO DAM LOCAL team check out the De Kapel @ Kleine Blijburg, part #2 of a mini-series on Amsterdam’s many city beaches, just right for your ‘So Dam Local summer’.

AFS | Cinemasia’s Lorna Tee: “there are very diverse stories that come from Asia these days”

Lorna Tee talks to the Amsterdam Film Show about what’s new in the Cinemasia festival this year, the new venue of the Kriterion cinema, and shares some of her personal favourites from the films screening.

Interviewer: Julian Ross
Camera & Editing: Cathy Leung.

This feature was first broadcast as part of the Amsterdam Film Show on Amsterdam’s Salto 1 TV channel on 31.03.15.

“Find your relevance.” Sahand Sahebdivani, Mezrab

Sahand Sahebdivani from the Mezrab cultural centre in Amsterdam joined us on So Dam Local and shared more about their crowd-funded move to bigger venue, the new Storytelling School, the growth in popularity of storytelling in Amsterdam, and the role of storytellers in our modern society.

“Find your relevance. Find your own voice.” Sahand advises aspiring storytellers.

For more information:

Oedipus Rex, So Dam international

Theodora Voutsa joined us on So Dam Local this week  to tell us all about her international production of  Oedipus Rex, playing in Amsterdam this weekend.

Watch the interview below …

For more information about the production see:


Milestone for What’s Up Amsterdam

This week’s TV version of What’s Up Amsterdam coincided with the 100 edition of the original audio WUA podast and they celebrated with a few special guests. Congratulations to Nate & Jonathan x

Amsterdam Light Festival

It’s getting dark early, the temperature has dropped – it’s the perfect time of the year to experience the magical Amsterdam Light Festival. We took a quick tour to bring some highlights.

For all the info about the festival, go to

Meet us at the Local Goods Market

Come and meet the Broadcast Amsterdam team at the Local Goods Weekend Market at De Hallen on Sunday 24 August.

Plus, we’ll be inviting Amsterdammers to make their very own message for our viewers on our pop-up TV shoot.

“On Saturday and Sunday, August 23th and 24th, the fourth Local Goods Weekend Market finds place in De Hallen Amsterdam from 11.00-17.00 hr. The previous markets were a great success! All products offered are designed and/or created in Amsterdam: food and non-food. From bicycles, clothing, racing milk-cartons, glasses and bags to lamps, furniture and books, as well as homemade sausages, home-brewed beer, chocolate and ice cream.”

Sunday 24 August 2014 ,11:00- 17.00,