Non-Profit Organization to promote the Dutch culture in the Portland area
Here is a partial list of Dutch and Dutch Indonesian groups which are located in this area of the country. Please let us know if your group is not listed or if you want us to post a link to your group's page:
We are getting closer again to the day of our annual Kingsday celebration. This hit with young and old will again be celebrated at the historic dance pavilion at the Oaks Amusement Park. This year the event will take place on April 29 from 4 until 7 PM. There will be traditional Dutch and Indonesian food, Dutch music, old fashioned kids games and a free market are for the kids to sell used toys. We will also have a small Dutch market with goodies.
There will be a silent auction in support of the upcoming Prinses Christina concert series. Our friends from the Portland Utrecht network will present a great upcoming event about "De Stijl" that will take place later this year.
Entrance will be $5.00 per adult and children under 15 get in for free. We are also still looking for volunteers, if you can make it, please reach out to our volunteer coordinator Denis at email@example.com. Volunteers get in for free and will receive free tickets for each hour they volunteer.
We look forward to seeing you.
Portland is again part of this exclusive North American tour featuring winners from Holland’s most competitive young adult classical program. This year we are excited to host Carter Muller (Piano), Vera Werkman (Violin) and Daniel Tibben (Flute).
This an amazing opportunity to hear Bach, Chopin, Beethoven and other renowned composers performed by three amazingly talented and energetic musicians from the Netherlands.
The concert event host is Brandi Parisi. Brandi Parisi appears courtesy of All Classical Portland (KQAC 89.9 FM) and streaming online at allclassical.org.
Saturday May 5th: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Doors open 7:00 pm.
Hi all-Sorry for the English! We just returned from 3.5 years in Amsterdam where my kids (10 & 13) attended Dutch school. As they're almost fluent (and worked really hard for it), we'd like to find them some sort of support so they don't lose it.Whether it's via classes, or if there's a kid-friendly conversational group, I'd love some suggestions. Please let me know if you are aware of either. (Or, if you're a tutor...) The tiener has already switched the electronics over to Dutch to "keep…Continue
HelloOur family spent 4 years in Amsterdam and our children learned to speak Dutch fluently. After being back in Portland for 9 months (and my husband and I not fluent) they are starting to lose the language. Wondering if there is anyone who could use some kids volunteering (yard work etc) in exchange for speaking with them. Or honestly any ideas you may have we are open to them! They will have lots of time this summer and want to do what we can for them to try and keep the language.Any ideas…Continue
Hello Dutch Friends!
My family recently moved back to Portland from Holland after 6 years there. Our 2 boys were born in the Netherlands and our oldest, Coen (3 1/2) spoke dutch in school.
Unfortunately, my wife and my dutch isn't nearly as good, so we would love to keep up his conversational Dutch hear in Portland.
Therefore, does anyone know any kids or adults who are able to offer dutch language babysitting? Maybe 1-2 evenings a month. We live in NW…Continue
It's that time again. The Uwajimaya Market, located on Beav-Hillsdale Hwy in Beaverton, will hold their annual Polynesian Festival on the weekend of August 19-20. Special guest from Hawaii will be the "Godfather of Hawaiian Reggae' Bruddah Waltah who will perform on Sunday the 20th. This weekend event is free and open to the public.