Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy - Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1019 BN, Netherlands

JAZZ AND THE WHALE

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Date: Sunday 11 September
Time: 14:00 - 14:30 hours & 15:00 - 15:30 hours
Location: Room 221
Admission: € 7,00 tickets exclusively via Jazz en de Walvis

An afternoon with jazz at 9 locations within walking distance in the Eastern Docklands area. Pianoplayer, composer and improvisor Oscar Jan Hoogland will play two half hour sessions on his DIY electric clavichord at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy.

GIPSY SALOON

NEW SEASON

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Date: Saturday 3 September
Time: From 19:00 hours
Location: Lloyd Restaurant
Admission: Free

Kicking off a brand new season of the Gipsy Saloon with Servus playing in the restaurant.
The Gipsy Saloon celebrates Lloyd's emigration history, with thousands of East-Europeans migrating via the hotel to South-America in the 1920s and '30s.

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CANAL TOUR

IN A REFUGEE BOAT

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Date: Until 21 August
Time: Each Sunday 11.00 hrs, 15.00 hrs
Location: Lloyd pier
Admission: From € 12,50 to book please visit Rederij Lampedusa

Dutch spoken

Canal Tour highlighting Amsterdam as a migrant city. It points out the influence of migrants throughout the city's history. Migrants are an essential ingredient of a city's openness and vibrancy. The ship's crew has a migrant background which make them excellent tour guides on this topic.

JAPAN MARKET

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Date: Sunday 26 June
Time:
10.00 - 17.00 hrs
Location:
Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission:
Free

The Japan Market is a platfor for people who have an interest in the Japanese culture and products. On the market you can find Japanse related products which can be bought.

More information about the Japanse Market can be found here.

STEINBEISSER BOTANICAL GASTRONOMY

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Date: Sunday, 26 June
Time:
20.30 hrs
Location:
room 28, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Bookings
: 5-course dinner, including wine or juice arrangement. Book at 95 euros per person at STEINBEISSER

Chef Emile van der Staak cooks a wholly plant-based dinner for Steinbeisser and De Nieuwe Winkel. The ingredients come from Ketelbroek woods. With botanist Wouter van Eck of Ketelbroek, cutlery by Estonian artist Nils Hint and plates by J.C. Herman.

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DANSPALEIS

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Date: Sunday 19 June
Time: 15.00 - 17.00 hrs
Location: room 28, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

Dance to golden oldies for senior locals.

PUBLIC DINNER

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Date: Friday 17 June
Time: 17.30 - 22.00 hrs
Location: Room 28, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: non-members: €32,50, We Are Public members 50% reduction. Book your seat here

Three-course dinner in the wood-panneled, parqueted former office of Royal Dutch Lloyd.
The courses are interspersed with the screening of a short film by Brazilian maker Rafael Urban, and a guided tour by artistic director Suzanne Oxenaar.

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BRAZILIAN FEVER

FILM SCREENING

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Date: Sunday 12 June
Time: 15.00 hrs
Location: The Salon, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

Screening of the documentary 'Brazilian Fever' by filmmakers Arjan van Westen and Monique Schoutsen.
Film about the descendants of a group of impoverished farmers of the Dutch province Zeeland. In the mid 19th century they were lured to Brazil with the promise of a better future. 

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LECTURE ROSEMIN HENDRIKS

EXHIBITION SPECIAL ARTS

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Date: Sunday 5 June
Time: 15.00 hrs
Location: room 422, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

Lecture by artist Rosemin Hendriks, member of the jury of the Special Award 2015. 
A selection of works from the Special Award 2015 is on show at Lloyd Hotel until 12 June. 

For more information please contact the Cultural Embassy.

LLOYD FESTIVAL: MIGRATING WORLDS

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Date: Sunday 29 May
Time: 14.00 - 21.00 hrs
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: Free

Get to know the stories of migrants, the flavour of their worlds, and gain insight in how current migration is connected to that which took place via Lloyd Hotel in the 1920s and 30s. 
Students of the Reinwardt Academy teamed up with migrant organisations to compose a programme around the exhibition 'Migrants at Lloyd Hotel'. 

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LECTURE ZHEN PAN

Date: 8 April
Time: 19:00 hours
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: Free

Zhen Pan is a researcher of The Metaphor Lab, University of Amsterdam and linked to the Nanjing Normal University, China. Phan is investigating the use of metaphors to express emotions in Chinese and English literature.

MONO JAPAN

CRAFTS PRODUCTS & DESIGN

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Date: 4 February businesses, 5 - 7 February 2016, public opening
Time: 11.00-18.00 hrs
Location: Hotelrooms Lloyd & Cultural Embassy
Admission: Free

MONO JAPAN is a cultural fair of authentic Japanese craftmanship, food & design.  
The products vary from pottery, table ware, textile, fashion to tea and sake.

During the cultural programme of MONO JAPAN visitors can take part in lectures and workshops of artists and experts.

 A number of companies present themselves for the first time in the Netherlands.

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HET DANSPALEIS

  • Dans Paleis

Date: 13 December
Time:
15.00 - 17.00 uur
Location: 
Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission:
€2.50
Contactpersoon: cultureleambassade@lloydhotel.com

Ouderwets gezellig dansfeest met muziek van toen. Speciaal voor 65 plussers. Buurt bewoners, kinderen en kleinkinderen zijn ook welkom in dit feest van het leven.

Het Danspaleis is een stichting met het doel ouderen in zorgcentra en daarbuiten in beweging te zetten en in contact te brengen met jong en oud.

De DJ trekt de ouwe krakers uit de koffer zoals Johnny Hoes, Louis Prima, Doris Day en vele andere sterren van weleer. Van meezingers tot tranentrekkers, van polonaise tot ouderwets rock-en-rollen: met het Danspaleis is het altijd bal.


THE OTHER STORY

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Date: until 10 December
Time: 09.00 - 18.00 hrs
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

Former rabbi Lody van de Kamp and  Dutch-Moroccan former night porter and kickboxer Said Bensellam teamed up to stimulate positive dialogue between the Muslim youth and the Jewish community in Amsterdam. 

On the public platform of Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy is an exhibition about the Muslims who helped Jewish people during the Second World War: 'The Other Story'. 

GYPSY SALOON

BAGDALO

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Date: Saturday 12 December
Time: 19.00 - 22.00 hrs
Location: Restaurant Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

Gypsy Saloon with Bagdalo, a band that's been together since 2000. They play music rooted in the gypsy culture of Eastern Europe. Yet they feel equally at home with playing gypsy jazz, Russian tangos, soulful Yiddish songs, restless Serbian tunes, as well as original compositions by Nello Mirando and Reinier Hille Ris Lambers.


JAPAN MARKET

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Date: Sunday 29 November
Time: 11.00 - 18.00 hrs
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

An extensive fair of Japanese products, from Japanese tea with Matcha, snacks, to workwear from handspun cotton and hemp, caligraphies & ink wash painting by award winning artist Shinkou and an origami workshop. 

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ORIGAMI WORKSHOP

AT JAPAN MARKET

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Date: Sunday 29 November
Time: 11.30 -13.00 / 14.40-16.10 hrs
Location: 4th floor library
Admission: 10 euros

Get introduced to this beautiful traditional art of paper folding! No special equipment or tools are required, just your hands with a peaceful mind.
In this workshop, three models will be fold to give an idea of different folding techniques.

DOCUMENTARY 'HET WOLFSUUR'

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Date: Sunday 22 November
Time: room open 16.00 hrs, film 16.30 hrs
Location: room 28, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

 A documentary (52 mins) about the work of visual artist Lotta Blokker, whose creation of a group of sculptures 'het Wolfsuur' was filmed by Frans Weisz. (Dutch spoken) Watch the trailer here.

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Date: 7 November 2015
Time: 14.00 - 24.00 hrs
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Tickets: Book your ticket from 25 euros here

A cross-disciplinary festival of radical ideas from all over the world on the interface of philosophy, art and science. IDEA wants to bring these thoughts in a way that they are of use in everyday life, or will help you relate to social issues and hypes.

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  • Nyau_Cinema

Date: Saturday 25 October 2015
Time: 17.00 hrs
Location: room 221, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free, but please rsvp to sanne[at]theoneminutes.org

The One Minutes shows Nyau Cinema. Twentyone playful site-specific performances, ‘rants’, presented as film clip interventions.

Aki Spadaro, Master Student Composing for Film, will play the grand piano live accompanying the screenings. 

Curator Samson Kambalu of the series is there to give an introduction. 

DANCE PALACE

WITH A PINK TOUCH

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Date: Sunday 1 November
Time: 15.00-17.00 hrs
Location: room 28, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admissionfree

Pink-tinged dancing for elderly neighbourhood residents and their family and friends on music from the 50s, with nostalgic drinks and the suberb hosts of Danspaleis.

DANSPALEIS

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Date: Sunday 18 October
Time: 15.00 - 17.00 hrs
Location: room 28, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: 2,50 euros

Swing is the thing for those of 65 and up. Dance party on the squeaky parquet of room 28. Neighbourhood residents, children and grand-children are welcome too!

GIPSY SALOON

BAGDALO

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Date: Saturday 17 October
Time: 19.00 - 22.00 hrs
Location: restaurant Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

Balkan Gipsy music at your table. Twice a month, alternating between Lloyd Hotel and KHL, with the cream of Dutch gipsy orchestras. Tonight it's Bagdalo playing.

ADE PLAYGROUND

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Date: 17 October 2015
Time: 15:00 - 19:00 hrs
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free, but please book via info@musicmotion.nl

An informal conference with personalities from behind the scene telling you stories on setting up events in electronic music. Guests from Germany and The Netherlands will discuss their hometown experiences.

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STEINBEISSER EXPERIMENTAL GASTRONOMY 2015

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Date: 9, 10, 11 October 2015
Time: 19.00 hrs
What:
Five course menu with wine or juice pairing for € 125
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Tickets:  Book your ticket here

Upcoming 9, 10 and 11 October 2015, two-Michelin-star chef Edwin Vinke from De Kromme Watergang is going to serve an exclusive dinner in the Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy in Amsterdam. The dinner is entirely plant-based (vegan) with all ingredients from biodynamic or organic agriculture sourced in the Netherlands.

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POETRY OOST BEST

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Date: Sunday 20 September
Time: 15.00 - 17.00 hrs (room open 14.30 hrs)
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Tickets: Stichting Granate

An ode to the East in general - the Far East, the Middle-East, Eastern Europe, Austria, the East Netherlands and specifically to East Amsterdam. The writers, dancers, filmmakers and dancer who perform this afternoon, all have a connection with the East. 

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JAZZ AND THE WHALE

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Date: Sunday 13 September
Times: 14.00 - 17.00 hrs
Location: room 221, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Tickets: Book your tickets here

An afternoon of jazz performances at eight locations in the Eastern Docklands.
The line up includes  line up Tony Overwater, Nizar Rohana, Zapp4, Ab Baars, Han Buhrs, Santiago Cimadevilla, Beatriz Aguiar, Maarten vand der Grinten, Martha Jane. 

BEAUTIFUL DISTRESS PRESENTS ALDO VAN DEN BROEK

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Date: Thursday 9 July 2015
Time: 18.00 - 20.00 hrs (open from 17.00 hrs)
Location: Upper platforms Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free, but please rsvp

Beautiful Distress presents new work by the second artist in residency at the Kings County Hospital in New York, Aldo van den Broek. In a conversation with Wilco Tuinebreijer, founder of Beautiful Distress, psychiatrist, and Medical Director of the Mental Health Department of the Amsterdam public Health Service will talk with Van den Broek about his residency at the psychiatric institution and the work he made there.

Beautiful Distress strives to create more awareness and acceptance in society for the mentally ill. The foundation considers artists the ideal translators of mad stories.

DUTCH LAUNCH BYWORLDGRANNY

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Date: Wednesday, 8 July 2015,
Time: 20.00 hrs
Location: Room 28 Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

WorldGranny launches its productline ByWorldGranny in the Netherlands. These are unique handmade products designed by young Dutch designers and knitted by experienced hands of grannies in Peru. Have you ever heard of a 'Granny Square', a classic knitting skill? Have you ever come across a knitted unicorn?
WorldGranny presents them at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy.

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BOOK LAUNCH 'EUROPEANS'

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Date: Saturday 20 June 2015
Time: 17.00 - 19.00 hrs
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

Photographer and filmer Yamandú Roos travelled all over Europe in his beloved Peugeot 205, curious to explore what he calls 'his backyard'. Yamandú: "I travel alone, This solitude leads to different ways of seeing and thinking, while I navigate through countries and cities with my music, notebook, and camera."


PHOTOGRAPHER YAMANDÚ ROOS

EL CORO

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Date: Friday, 19 June 2015
Time: 19.30 hrs
Location: Room 28, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

Salsa choir led by latin-lady Leticia Bal. A-capella, original choir-arrangements of famous and less well-known salsa and son pieces.


PHILOSOPHY: IDEA

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Date: Monday 15 June 2015
Time: 20.00 hrs
Location: Salon, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

Meet-up of philosophers, artists and designers who present their proposals for the IDEA festival later this year. Subject: the design of your inner world. They look for cross-disciplinary connections and think through groundbreaking philosophical ideas.  With philossophers Hein van Dongen and Jan Bor, artist Sayaka Abe, theatermaker Eva Nagel, and designer, founder and director of Thonik,  Nikki Gonissen. 

JAPAN MARKET

PERCUSSION GROUP DJEMBAYA

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Date: Saturday 13 June 2015
Time: 11.00 - 18.00 hrs
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

Japan Market with art, food, culture & crafts. Enjoy ceramics, sweets, bento (lunch boxes), wood cut prints, tea ware, and much more. 
Organised by the Japan Cultural Exchange

SUPERMODELS / DUTCH DESIGN DOLL HOUSE

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Date: Sunday 7 June 2015
Location: Salon, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Time: 15.00 - 16.00 hrs
Admission: free

Djembaya is a swinging percussion band with four musicians with a physical disability and three musical supporters. Leader of the band is Letitia Bal. Djembaya is together for a couple of years in which the band has built up an impressive Latin-American repertoire which they play at several concerts throughout the year. 

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Date: 11 May - 11 June 2015
Time: open all day every day
Location: Platform 4th floor, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

SUPERMODELS presents the Dutch Design (Doll) House, a variation on a very appealing historic theme: the dollshouse. A diverse selection of designers, artists and companies have been asked to design an interior at scale 1:12.

Amongst them designers / architects Makkink & Bey, textile designer Claudy Jongstra, wayfinding specialist Mijksenaar, exhibition designers Kossmann.dejong, artist Krijn de Koning, designer Jan des Bouvrie. and furniture manufacturer DUM. Together, these designs to scale, from offices, hotel rooms and exhibition galleries, show the great variety and creativity of Dutch designers and architects.

DAS MAGAZIN FESTIVAL

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Date: Saturday 16 May 2015
Location: Salon, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Time: 20.30 hrs
Admission: tickets via DasMag only

Reading club with writer Esther Gerritsen, about her new novel Roxy. Host is Mark Schaap. The evening is part of Das Magazin Festival, and is Dutch spoken.


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Date: Tuesday 5 May 2015
Time: 12.30 - 14.00 hrs
Location: The Salon, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free, but rsvp necessary. Your reservation is succeeded when confirmed by email. 

In 1939 Lloyd Hotel served as a refugee centre for a short period. During lunch, a lecture will be held about the special group of people from the Saint Louis, the ship that departed from Hamburg thinking they would be welcome in Cuba. 

Also, scenes from the film 'Voyage of the Damned' with Faye Dunaway en Lee Grant will be shown.


OPEN JEWISH LOCATIONS

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Date: Monday 4 May 2015
Time: 13.00, 14.00 and 15.00 hrs
Location: Room 28, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

During Open Jewish Homes we tell each other stories about Jewish life in and around the Second World War. Open Jewish Homes is a programme of the Jewish Historical Museum around 4 and 5 May.

Programme 4 May

EXHIBITION 'YOUR DEAR KITTY' THE BOOK OF MEMORIES

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Date: 27th March - 6th May 2015
Time: Open daily 10.00-17.00 hr.
What: Exhibition from Erika Kobayashi (writer / comic artist)
The Future Klara van Duijkeren and Vincent Schipper (artists/ publisher & printer)
Venue: Lloyd Zaal, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
‘t Japans Cultureel Centrum / Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 177
Admission: FREE

Two up-and-coming artists from Japan & the Netherlands, Erika Kobayashi & The Future will exhibit together. The exhibition ‘Your Dear Kitty, the book of memories’, consists of an art & sound installation, video works and book-making performance resulting in a limited edition.
The collaboration is based on Erika Kobayashi’s book Your Dear Kitty. Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy functions as a catalyst for many Dutch-Japanese art & design collaborations.

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LAUNCH BEAUTIFUL DISTRESS FOUNDATION

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Date: Thursday 23 April 2015
Time: 17.30 - 20.30 hrs
Location: 3rd floor platform Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free, to attend please rsvp to Beautiful Distress 

Presentation of the new foundation Beautiful Distress, which was founded to represent those who suffer from the consequences of serious mental ilnesses. There is still relatively little public attention for this group of patients, and their problems are surrounded by taboos.

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GIPSY SALOON

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Date: Saturday, 11 April 2015
Time: 19.00 - 22.00 hrs
Location: restaurant
Admission: free

Gipsy music played by the cream of the Dutch gipsy bands. Once a month either in Lloyd Hotel or the adjoining KHL. In April BAGDALO is playing.

FILM SCREENING 'POPULAR UNREST', BY MELANIE GILLIGAN

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Date: Sunday 29 March 2015, at 19.30 - 21.00 hrs
Venue: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: 5 euros, please rsvp to Appel Arts Centre

On Sunday March 29 de Appel arts centre presents the film Popular Unrest (2010) from Melanie Gilligan. The film is shown in relation to the exhibition The Common Sense on show at de Appel arts centre until 10 May. Melanie Gilligan is present at the screening and will give an introduction.

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OPEN TOWER DAY

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Date: 28 March 2015
Time: 10.00 – 16.00
What: Public opening of the Lloyd Tower on the 6th floor
Venue: Lloyd Hotel & Culturele Ambassade
Admission: free

Open Tower Day offers your once a year chance to climb the squaky spiral staircase of the Lloyd tower which leads to a overall view of the Eastern Docklands, up to where the tall ships will sail up the IJ in mid-August.

Charlotte Borggreve and Ingrid Robers present their new book Hotel Kids Only, full of games, riddles and tips about Amsterdam for children, when staying in a hotel.

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Explore Amsterdam Oost with over 50 events.

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Explore Amsterdam Oost with over 50 events. On the weekend of 14 & 15 February 2015, Amsterdam Oost takes centre stage during 24H Oost. Head out to the diverse neighbourhoods in the east of Amsterdam and enjoy a wealth of workshops, guided tours, performances, food and drink, music, parties and to share in fantastic Amsterdam ideas. The full list of events can be found here.

DE BONTE MIDDAG - ART FOR CHILDREN

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Date: 14 February 2015
Time: 15.00 - 16.00 hrs
Location: Room 28, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

De Bonte Middag presents art for people from 6 -up, with Strawberry Kiss, Human Birdwings, Big Art for Small People, Dolls House, 360degree clip, storytelling, Drawclips, You Tube films, a group picture and a secret tour of special hotelrooms. 

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GIPSY SALOON 2015: LAUTARII

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Date: Saturday 14 February 2015
Time: 19.30 hrs
Place: restaurant Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

The cream of the Dutch Gipsy bands perform each two weeks at Lloyd Hotel and the adjacent Koffiehuis van de Hollandsche Lloyd. This coming Saturday Lautarii will be playing. 

GIPSY SALOON 2015

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Date: Saturday 24 January
Time: 19.00 hrs onwards
Location: Restaurant Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

Fresh start of  new season of gipsy band performances, starting of with Bagdalo.

Twice a month on Saturdays, gipsy bands alternate between the Lloyd restaurant and KHL

AMSTERDAMSE HOTELNACHT

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Date: 17 January 2015
Time:
19.30 - 00.00 hrs
Venue:
Through the building of the Lloyd Hotel
What:
Music, Theatre, Performances, Pop-up fashionstore, Guided Tour.

See below for the programme and line-up:

POP-UP STORE OF KISS THE CONCRETE

  • KISS POPLIFE EXPERIENCE 2015 INVITATION (2)

Date: 17 & 18 January
Time: 1 pm - 8 pm
Venue: Platform 3 & 4O, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

A two day pop-up experience featuring Africa's finest knitwear designer Laduma Ngxokolo & stylist, online store & influencer Cocoshay

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PERFORMANCE: IN BED WITH SIMONE
Date: 17 January 2015
Times:  8 pm (fully booked), 9pm (fully booked), 10pm (fully booked), 11pm(fully booked) and 12am
Venue: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: Free. Subscribe via the Cultural Embassy 

A contemporary Simone de Beauvoir meets modern day life, in a Netflix style TV show that you watch from a bed in a hotel room. Concept and performance by Cat Smits.

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MUSIC: ENTER THE RHYTHM ROOM
Date
: 17 January 2015
Times: 20.00 - 24.00 pm
Venue: restaurant, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free 

A line-up of young Amsterdam singer-songwriters, selected by Milja de Vendt, with live illustrations by Arjen Aue. 

20:00 - 20:45 uur Liloe Rix
21:00 - 21:45 uur Sorry Bunch
22:00 - 22:45 uur Lukas Blom
23:00 - 23:30 uur Raspberry Blend

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DATE - TINDER OPERA
Date
: 17 January 2015
Times: 7.30 pm, 21.30 pm, 23.30 pm
Venue: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free / English spoken

I swipe to the left, I swipe to the right
I lift my finger
In the middle of the night.

Contemporary radioplay about internetdating. How do we succeed in creating a romantic liaison on the internet? Can one be in love online? Who are we on the internet?

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GUIDED TOUR 2015
Date:
17 January
Time:
00.00 hrs
Venue:
reception, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission:
free

Guided tour of the hotelrooms with artistic director Suzanne Oxenaar.

TALKSHOW: CURZIO MALAPARTE

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Date: 16 December 2014
Time: 8.30 PM
Location: Red Bar Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Ambassade
Admission: €5 including drink
RSVP: book your seat via email to cultureleambassade@lloydhotel.com

Please note that this event is Dutch spoken

An evening about one of the most colourful writers of the last century. With translater Jan van der Haar, writer and Malaparte fan Joris van Casteren and founder of Iconic Houses Network, Natascha Drabbe.

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YOUTOPIA ARTS FESTIVAL

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Date and time:
Friday 21 November 2014 from 21.00 – 01.00hrs
Saturday 22 November from 16.00 – 01.00hrs
Sunday 23 November from 11.00 – 22.00hrs
Location: multiple rooms, public platforms and the restaurant of Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: tickets only via Youtopia Arts Festival

Youtopia Arts Festival brings together artists, creative entrepreneurs and spectators. Filmmakers, designers, visual artists, DJ’s, philosophers and performers show their work throughout the hotel.

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MiNiaTURE Garden Show

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Dates: 26 September - 16 October 2014
Time: 10am - 6pm
Venue: Lloyd Platform
Free admission

miNiATURE is the first indoor 3D garden show in the Netherlands.

Garden designer Erwin Stam together with renowned international colleague Andrew Fisher Tomlin are introducing this unique indoor-garden exhibition to the Netherlands. It is the first garden show in the Netherlands which is entirely based on 3D printmodels.

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M-Bizz Workshop

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M-BIZZ INTERNATIONAL NETWORKING WITH MIKE DEL FERRO

Dates: 9 October 2014
Time: 14.30 - 17.30hrs
Venue: Salon Lloyd Hotel
Admission: 35 euros, please book your tickets here

Jazz pianist and skilled international networker Mike del Ferro shares his know-how in a workshop for young musicians looking to play on a global stage by M-Bizz.
M-Bizz is a series of workshops for young professionals in all musical genres by Music Motion.

GIPSY SALOON

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Date: 11 October 2014
Time: from 19.00 hrs onwards
Venue: Restaurant Lloyd Hotel
Admission: free

Continuing the series of performances by the cream of Dutch Gipsy Orchstras. With Lautarii.

HOTEL TALKSHOW

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Date: 18 September 2014
Time: 8.30pm - 9.30pm
Venue: The Salon, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: Free
RSVP:  cultureleambassade@lloydhotel.com
Language: Dutch

An evening of talks and music: featuring art and culture guests in conversation with Karin Giphart and Mylène van Noort about their new projects.

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GIPSY SALOON

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Date: 13 September 2014
Time: 8pm - 10pm
Location: restaurant Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy

Orchestra Ogto Gadje kicks-off a new season of Gipsy Saloons, monthly on Saturday nights. Together with the neigbouring KHL café-restaurant, the Gipsy Saloon offers the cream of Dutch Gipsy orchestras playing a broad range of Eastern-European music. Excellent music for dinner time.

OPEN HERITAGE DAY

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Dates: 13 - 14 September
Time: 10 am - 5 pm
Venue: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: Free
Language: Dutch
Guided tours each half hour

During Open Monumentendag (Heritage Day) over 4000 historical buildings and sites are open to the public free of charge. This year’s theme is ‘Travelling’. We kindly invite you to walk in and hear the stories about the East-Europeans for whom their short stay at Lloyd Hotel between 1921 and 1935 was the last stop before sailing to South-America.

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IN BED WITH SIMONE - PLAY

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Dates: 7 - 10 September
Times: Daily at 8 pm, 9pm, 10pm, 11pm and 11.59pm
Venue: Various rooms Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission:  €7, tickets via Fringe Festival Amsterdam

A contemporary Simone de Beauvoir meets modern day life, in a Netflix style TV show that you watch from a bed in a hotel room. Concept and performance by Cat Smits.

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PINTAR RAPIDO

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Dates: 6 - 7 September 2014
Venue: De Posthoornkerk, Haarlemmerstraat, Amsterdam
Admission: €15 for Artist 2-day Pass via Pintar Rapido

Pintar Rapido Amsterdam is an outdoor painting festival, competition and exhibition. An unmissable weekend celebration of art and one of Europe's loveliest cities. Participants of Pintar Rapido receive a 15% reduction on the price of their room at the Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy.

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RUSSIA: REVEALING YOUR IDENTITY DURING GAY PRIDE 2014

  • Gay Pride

From 26/07/2014 until 03/08/2014

Exhibition 'RUSSIA: REVEALING YOUR IDENTITY', (Resource LGBTIQ, Moscow, Russia)
De Salon, open daily from 12.00 - 18.00 hrs
free admission

Exhibition with interviews with LGBTIQ youth in Moscow, searching for their identity in a rough climate.

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STEINBEISSER EXPERIMENTAL GASTRONOMY SUMMER 2014

  • Steinbeisser at Lloyd Hotel

From 18/07/2014 until 20/07/2014

Friday 18 to Sunday 20 July, at 19.00 hrs
Lloyd Hotel & Culturele Ambassade
Steinbeisser organises a 5-course dinner at € 47 per person / drinks arrangement at € 27 per person
please book via email to Steinbeisser

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AMSTERDAM FASHION WEEK DAY 10: A DAY OF DESIGN & STYLING

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13/07/2014

SUNDAY 13 JULY
10.00 – 18.00 hrs

Icon of Dutch Design Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy invites you to a day of Design & Styling with a line-up to make fashionistas go all dreamy: Grazia magazine, Amsterdam Fashion Institute, Designercafé, designer Marcia Nolte and Zalando.

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YELLOW CAB TO GUGGENHEIM @ COBRA MUSEUM

  • Guggenheim Cobra

04/07/2014

Friday 4 July, 11.00 - 16.00 hrs
Museumplein, Amsterdam
free

Free New York City cab to the Guggenheim Collection

At 4 July - American Independence Day - a free New York City cab will be available for a visit to the Cobra Museum Amstelveen. At the Cobra Museum, the wonderful exhibition From the Guggenheim Collection to the Cobra Museum Amstelveen is currently on show.

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SUMMER AT COUNTRY ESTATE BEECKESTIJN

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From 02/07/2014 until 28/09/2014

Until 28 September
The garden is open from dawn to sunset
free

Country estate Beeckestijn is run by Natalie Faber, who also co-hosts De Bonte Avond at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy twice a year.

For the current exhibition 'Summer at the country estate', Faber approached ten artists, who created new work: a folly, for the splendous gardens of Beeckestijn.

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DE BONTE AVOND SUMMER 2014

  • Bonte Avond Lloyd Hotel

27/06/2014

Friday 27 June, 20.30 hrs
Room 28, Lloyd Hotel & Culturele Ambassade
free admission, take your 3D glasses with you!

Nandine van Karnebeek and Nathalie Faber present De Bonte Avond with artists presentations and a group picture.

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HOTEL TALKSHOW

26/06/2014

Thursday 26 June, 20.30 - 22.00 hrs
The Salon, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
free admission, please rsvp to the Cultural Embassy

An hour of talks and music, with guests from the arts and culture who talk to hosts Karin Giphart & Mylène van Noort about their current projects.
With Jori Hermsen, founder of Theatre Group Sonja, actress Jessica Zeylmaker with the same group, singer and producer Kirsten Schneider and writer Thomas van Aalten.

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ARCHITECTURE DAY 2014

22/06/2014

Sunday 22 June, from 10.00 - 17.00 hrs
Lloyd Hotel & Culturele Ambassade
free admission, guided tours at 14.00 and 16.00 hrs, please rsvp to Architecture Day

Architect Evert Breman designed Lloyd Hotel in 1921 as a emigrant hotel. Around the millenium change it was transformed by architect MVRDV into a 1 to 5-star hotel.

At Architecture Day you are most welcome to come and have a look. A documentary with English subtitles about the transformation process will be shown throughout the day.

For more information: Architecture Day.

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RAKUGO SHOW

  • Rakugo at Lloyd Hotel

19/06/2014

Thursday 19 June, 20.00 hrs
TheSalon, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
free but please rsvp to cultureleambassade@lloydhotel.com

Japanese stand-up comedy with Master Tōgetsuan Hakushu.
Contrary to the Western stand-up comedy, with Rakugo the comedian kneels on a cushion and does not move for the entire length of the story. All the Rakugo-actor uses as props are a fan and a handkerchief called tenugui. The show has English subtitles.

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DASMAGAZIN FESTIVAL

  • Das Magazine at Lloyd Hotel

14/06/2014

Zaterdag 14 juni, 20.00 - 22.30 uur
Lloyd Hotel & Culturele Ambassade
Toegang 27,50 euro, alleen op inschrijving, bij DasMagazin

Intieme leesclub van Das Magazin, met schrijfsters Marente de Moor en Kristien Hemmerechts.

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BRASIL@THEREDBAR

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11/06/2014

Wednesday 11 June 20.00 - 22.30 hrs
TheRedBar, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
free but please rsvp to the Cultural Embassy

Soccer will only play a minor role in this 4 RedBar event, this time about Brasil. Catch a glimpse of the unseen sides of Brasil with the head editor of GUP photomagazine Peter Bas Mensink, art director Felix Janssens about meaning of a country's colour codes, 'God is a Brazilian', a book by writer Harrie Lemmers and photographer Ana Carvalho, Régis Goncalvez and Jan Nijenhof about their cultural Brasil Club, and Mylène van Noort about 'Zotia Emigrates', a project dealing with Lloyd's historic link with Brasil.

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STRAATJUTTER

  • Lloyd Hotel Straatjutter

From 26/05/2014 until 09/06/2014

Open daily from 09.00 - 18.00 hrs
Platform 2, Lloyd Hotel & Culturele Ambassade
free admission

Presentation of the work of Straatjutter Krista Peters with the opportunity to make a collage of materials she found on the streets of Amsterdam.

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M-BIZZ WORKSHOP MUSIC PROFESSIONALS

21/05/2014

from 14:30hrs to 17:00hrs
The Salon, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission €30 ex VAT, member reduction €5

A workshop on how to deal with music sponsorships. Musicians are attractive for sponsors but simply including a sponsor's logo at your gig doesn't cut it. To clinch a great sponsorship deal you do need to know the ins and outs of setting up a partnership. Find out more at this workshop hosted by M-Bizz.

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PERFORMANCE BY STUDENTS OF THE SANDBERG INSTITUT

19/05/2014

19.00 - 22.30pm
Room no: 524
Admission free

One Night Stand No. 3

Students of the Studio for Immediate Spaces, Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam
at the occassion of One Night Stand no. 3, a program of events taking place monthly in Amsterdam, organized by the department.

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LADUMA COLLECTION AT LLOYD

  • Laduma Ngxokolo

From 08/05/2014 until 10/05/2014

Laduma Shop
Restaurant Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
open 11.00 - 1.00 hrs

Speaking at What Design Can Do in Amsterdam this year is African fashion designer Laduma Ngxokolo. This is your chance to obtain one of his luxury sweaters of his third collection, based on the Xhosa beadwork craft. Laduma Ngxokolo used locally produced mohair and devoted this range 'My heritage, My inheritance' to his mother.

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ELLEN TEN DAMME ROOM BOOKABLE

  • Ellen Ten Damme

From 17/04/2013 until 17/04/2014

Ellen ten Damme Room
Bookable via post@lloydhotel.com or please call +31 20 5613636

Fotographer Danny Ellinger organised a photoshoot of singer Ellen ten Damme which lasted for two years. The result: a picture book called Ellen ten Damme, Obsessie, and a hotel room.

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Ll-TRIBUNE REVISITED

AT EASTSIDE ART FOR BREAKFAST

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Date: Sunday 30 November
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Time: 11.00 - 14.00 hrs, ongoing presentations each lasting for about an hour
Admission: free

Retake of ten-part series of live presentations from 2004-2005. With video works by Carolien Scholtes, text readings by Mira van de Lubbe directed by Teuntje Klinkenberg, and live music by Pand7090 with Jacq Palinckx, Nora Mulder and Koen Kaptijn.

The presentation refers to specific decades from the history of Lloyd Hotel, which from 1921 served subsequently as emigrant hotel, refugee camp, war prison, general prison, youth prison and artists' studios.

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EASTSIDE ART FOR BREAKFAST

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Date: Sunday 30 November
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Time: 11.00 - 14.00 hrs
Admission: free

Eight special locations in East Amsterdam offer a free breakfast in combination with new exhibitions. Participants: Bradwollf Projects, CBK Amsterdam, Frankendael, Lloyd Hotel, Museum Tot Zover, P/////AKT, PS Projectspace en de Rijksakademie.

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LLOYD DIGITAL LAB: STORYTELLING

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Date: 22 January 2015
Time: 8pm – 10.30pm
Venue: The Salon, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: Free, please RSVP 

Why do stories matter in the digital world? And who gets to tell them? This intimate salon-style event brings together innovators working in different contexts to create interesting and diverse stories using technology. Sophia Stuart left her position as a digital executive at media house Hearst (New York) to embark on independent creative projects, amongst them a series of mobile novels. Lipika Bansal conducts research between Amsterdam and India using technology and storytelling techniques to better understand human behaviour. Web entrepreneur Martijn Arts will introduce his forthcoming book titled Augmented Humanity: The zen of Technology. What can these three technologists tell us about the power of stories to influence cultural dynamics?

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DE BONTE AVOND #10

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Date: Friday 24 June
Time:
20.30 hrs
Location:
room 28, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission:
free

Dutch spoken

Nandine van Karnebeek and Nathalie Faber present an evening of artists' presentations, with Annemieke Houben, Amie Dicke, Joost Janmaat & Thijs Middeldorp, Terrie Ex, Bart Kommerij, Bob Fosko & Theo Slagter, Willem van Veldhuizen, Cleo Campert & Gabrielle Provaas, Marten Leurdijk, Job, Joris & Marieke.

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  • BA2 Matthijs Imminck

Date: Friday 23 January
Time:
 20.30 hrs
Location: Room 28, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

Nathalie Faber and Nandine van Karnebeek present: 
Nachtvanger Sculptures, photographer without camera, Wurzel, Autoportrait, roaring singalong for the whole family, story, truly happened radio fairy tale, Bedroom-rough voice, living the Revolutionary Opera and group picture.

A light soup will be served afterwards for €15 including wine.

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STAAKT!

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Date: 22 February, 15.00 hrs
Location: Room 28, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: 7 euros, book your tickets by email to Comité herdenking Februaristaking or by ringing +3120 5287129. This performance is in Dutch

One-off performance of STAAKT.., at the location where February strikers were kept imprisoned.
STAAKT… is a theatrical story about the Amsterdam Februarystrike against the Nazi occupation, which took place in 1941. The story was written by young theatermakers Barbaren&co. It is based on authentic reports and witness statements about the events prior to the strike and about the strike itself.

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GIPSY SALOON

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Date: Saturday 14 March 2015
Time: 19.30 – 22.00h
What: Gipsy Saloon
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Culturele Ambassade
Admission: free

Monthly on Saturday a music performance of the Dutch Gipsy band will be held in the restaurant of the Lloyd Hotel or KHL.

SCREENING IDFA DOCUMENTARY CHAMELEON

  • ZAM doc

Date: 7 March, 16.00 hrs
What: Screening Documentary 'Chameleon'
Venue: Lloyd Zaal, Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: FREE, RSVP for a seat here

The legendary undercover journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas and award-winning 'Fair Trade' researcher Selay Kouassi (nominated for 'De Tegel' in 2013) will stay with us on invitation of ZAM Magazine to watch together with you their IDFA documentary Chameleon in the Lloyd Hotel.

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ART+FEMINISM WIKIPEDIA EDIT-A-THON

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When: 7 March 2015, 13.00-18.00
What:
A Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, taking place simultaneously with others around the world.
Who
: Feminists & allies of any gender, with any level of Wikipedia editing experience.
Where: The Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, Oostelijke Handelskade 34, 1019 BN Amsterdam, Netherlands
Why: To address Wikipedia's gender gap
How: A Wikipedia editing tutorial and helpful resources will be provided to beginning editors. Please bring your laptop and power cord.
Admission: FREE, RSVP to the Facebook event so that we know approximately how many people to expect.

Wikipedia's gender trouble is well documented. In a 2011 survey, Wikimedia found that less than 13% of its contributors are female. Content is skewed by the lack of female participation, and many articles on notable women in history and art are absent on Wikipedia. Join us for a day of communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to art and feminism.

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HOPE STEP JAPAN

  • HSJ

Date: Sunday 8 March 2015
Time: 11:00 - 18:30
What: A platform for learning, sharing, discussing our future
Venue: Room 28 + all platforms in the Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: FREE

Hope Step Japan! is a platform for learning, sharing and discussing our future, reflecting on Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami of 2011.
Through lectures, screenings and activities, Hope Step Japan! is an opportunity to learn about issues such as people’s real experiences, radiation exposure in the affected areas and alternative energy developments. We aim to create an event which reflects on the disaster allows us to think about our individual actions for the future.

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Date: Thursday 3 to Sunday 5 September
Times: 12.00-12.55 hrs, 14.00-14.55 hrs, 16.00-16.55 hrs
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Tickets: book your tickets at 11 euros via Amsterdam Fringe Festival  This is a Dutch spoken event 

Eight prominent dramatists, three remarkable women in regional costume, and Lloyd Hotel rooms come together in this theatrical event where cultural traditions are shared in a new way.

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Opening of Royaards Room and Launch of LLOVE label

  • Llove Lamp by Wannes Royaards

‘LLOVE Design”
Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy launches design label

Opening: 13 November
Time: 17:00
Venue: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, room 114

Het Lloyd Hotel is al sinds de opening een stalenkaart van Dutch Design. Om haar 10 jarig bestaan kracht bij te zetten lanceert het hotel daarom nu haar eigen design label: LLOVE Design. Na de eerdere succesvolle ontwikkeling van de Lloyd Tafel*, is de LLOVE lamp van Wannes Royaards het eerste ontwerp dat onder het LLOVE Label wordt uitgebracht. Om de lamp in een juiste omgeving te presenteren kreeg Royaards de opdracht er een ideale hotelkamer omheen te ontwerpen. Op 13 november worden de lamp én de ideale Royaards-kamer aan pers en genodigden gepresenteerd.

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DE BONTE MIDDAG

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Date: Sunday 15 November
Time: 15.00-16.00 hrs
Location: Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy
Admission: free

 An exciting tour of Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy, visiting the Tower Room, the concrete couch on a platform, the Ellen ten Damme room, the Cherry Blossom Wood, the Apothecary Room, the Lloyd Life Installation, the restaurant and room 28. The artists: Tejo Remy & Rene Veenhuizen, Ellen ten Damme, Jasper van den Brink, Mylène van Noort, Christoph Seyferth, Mirjam Stolk, Martin Kullik, Andre van Noord.

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