Music and Film

  • Expedition Robinson - behind the scenes at viewing figure gun

    Expedition Robinson is a reality program on television that has attracted many viewers for many years. There are a large number of loyal fans and the series is a viewing figure gun with hundreds of thousands of viewers every week and often more than one million. The principle of Expedition Robinson is that a group of people survive without comfort and facilities and with very little food and tools on a desert island. ...
  • Expedition Robinson 2019 - the participants and presenters

    In September 2019 a new series of broadcasts of the Expedition Robinson survival program, the 20th season, will start. Edition 2019 starts with a new presenter. YouTuber Kaj Gorgels and Nicolette Kluijver take on the presentation of the viewing figure cannon. Kaj participated in 2017 himself. ...
  • Horror movies - Creepy and bizarre villages

    Stephen King calls it an 'odd little town' - a bizarre village where dark things happen and that has residents who are hostile to strangers. Stephen King himself often used the creepy village or 'odd little town' in his own stories (Salem's Lot, Crouch End) and many scriptwriters and novelists use it for inspiration. ...
  • Halloween movies

    Get in the mood with these films that all have Halloween as their theme. Everything that makes Halloween so unique is covered: goblins, witches, monsters, candies, fancy dress parties, Jack-o'-Lanterns, Trick or Treat ... From family film to horror story - there is something for everyone between these Halloween films. Trick 'r Treat (aka Trick or Treat) Year: 2008 Director: Michael Dougherty Actors: Brian Cox, Anna Paquin, Story: In the night of October 31 to November 1, ghosts and monsters come to life and move among people. ...
  • Eurovision Song Contest: all winners in a row

    The Eurovision Song Contest has been an annual competition since 1956. In all these years there have also been many winners of the Eurovision Song Contest. But who exactly won again? You will also find nice information about the history of the festival and special winners. ...
  • Eurovision Song Contest: participants 1970 - 1979

    The Eurovision Song Contest has been around for many years. But do we still know who all participated and where they ended up? Here you can read it all from 1970 to 1979. Eurovision Song Contest Eurovision Song Contest: participants 1970 Ireland won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 1970 The Scandinavian countries, Austria and Portugal withdrew from the festival once-only Location Number of points Country Artist Title 1 32 Ireland Dana All kind of everything 2 26 England Mary Hopkin Knock, knock (who's there? ...
  • Dutch entries Eurovision Song Contest: 1956 - 2019

    The Eurovision Song Contest has been around since 1956 and the Netherlands has participated in this singing competition many times. Unfortunately not always with a positive result. The Netherlands was therefore not allowed to participate every year. Which entries has the Netherlands sent to the song festival over the years and where did they end up? ...
  • Eurovision Song Contest 1956-2019: facts and facts

    A total of 53 different countries took part in the 64 editions of the Eurovision Song Contest. When the song festival starts in 1956, seven countries participate (Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, France and Switzerland). In the following years the number of participating countries will increase to around twenty, initially only from Western Europe. ...
  • Heavenly Festival in Leeuwarden at the Oldehove

    On Hemelvaarstdag, the Oldehoofsterkerkhof in Leeuwarden, at the foot of the Oldehove, is the site of a Heavenly Festival. The festival has been organized since 2011. Ascension Day in Leeuwarden is also the day of the famous Bloemetjesmarkt. During the day the entire city is in bloom and in the evening the Heavenly Festival is celebrated at the foot of the leaning tower. ...
  • Spring songs sing with people with dementia

    Singing spring songs with elderly people with dementia can be a stimulating activity for these people. With music, many elderly people with a form of dementia can generally be reached for a long time, longer than just words. The music supports their memory. The melodies of the familiar songs about spring evoke the lyrics of the spring songs in their memories. ...
  • Dieuwertje Blok, face of the Sinterklaas journal

    Dieuwertje Blok and the Sinterklaas journal are inextricably linked. On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, for the fourteenth year in a row, the news section about Sinterklaas, which this year chose Gouda as its arrival location, will start. The "news" that contains information and news about the Good Saint Man and his people starts every evening at 6 pm. ...
  • Sinterklaasjournaal 2019 and Entry of Sinterklaas Apeldoorn

    The Sinterklaas journal will start again on November 11, 2019. The broadcasts take place every evening until December 4, 2019 and start at 6 p.m. They are broadcast by NTR on Zapp (NPO 3). The Sinterklaas journal is presented by Dieuwertje Blok. The Sinterklaas journal has been around since 2001 and has a different theme every year. ...
  • Most popular Christmas songs

    Christmas will be back soon. And wherever you are, you hear Christmas music everywhere. You can't get enough of one Christmas song and the other Christmas song is gradually coming out of your ears. Below is a list of the most popular Christmas songs. In addition, there is a table with the top 10 most popular Christmas songs of recent years. ...
  • 20 irresistible Christmas movies

    Christmas is rarely as beautiful as in a Christmas film: a snow carpet that covers the roofs and the roads and is colored by flashing lights, traditional Christmas songs echoing through the loudspeakers, and a positive sentiment that makes everyone happy. With the following Christmas films you are guaranteed to get this irresistible atmosphere into your home. ...
  • Famous Christmas songs

    Many artists have sung songs in the Christmas style. Some of them are big, well-known hits, which can be heard often every year. There are also many songs that are less known. Think of songs such as Thank god it's Christmas from Queen or Mariah Carey with All I because for Christmas is You. ...
  • Creepy Christmas movies

    Christmas movies should be sweet and cute. The makers of the following horror films, however, did not aim for atmosphere and family values, but for horror, blood and horrible murders. If you thought Santa Claus only had good things in store for you, you will undoubtedly change your mind after watching these horror movies. ...
  • The best Christmas hits in a row

    The days are getting shorter, the evenings are getting darker and the cold is coming again. The leaves fall from the trees and the autumn flows into the winter: Christmas is in sight again. Occasionally, some snowflakes swirl through the sky and the Christmas trees appear. Christmas balls and peaks glisten through the windows and Christmas lights illuminate the gardens. ...
  • Jona Lewie, Stop The Cavalry: strange Christmas classic

    Stop The Cavalry by British singer Jona Lewie was originally not a Christmas song at all. By adding the text line "Wish I Was At Home For Christmas", the use of the baroque trumpet sounds and the drum fanfare it has become a Christmas classic. Musically loosely based on the classical music piece "Swedish Rhapsody no. ...
  • Christmas concert for the elderly with dementia

    A Christmas concert for elderly people with dementia can be an easily organized, atmospheric activity if you know how to find the right classical Christmas music. Many famous composers wrote music for the Christmas party. Often mainly sing-alongs are offered to people with dementia. But among these elderly there are also those who love classical music. ...
  • Christmas song with people with dementia: traditional

    Singing Christmas songs with elderly people with dementia, for example due to Alzheimer's, is an atmospheric, traditional and familiar way to celebrate Christmas with these elderly people. For many elderly people, Christmas is primarily a Christian celebration, a religious celebration that should be respectfully celebrated. ...