11Fountains

Kletterdei - Opening 11Fountains

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On this lovely spring day, each of the artists will take a turn at opening the valves of water for the eleven fountains. This will be done in the same order as the cities in the Elfstedentocht (Eleven-city skating tour) but then in the opposite direction starting in Leeuwarden, then Dokkum, Franeker, Harlingen and so on. Large screens will provide a way of watching the opening live in each of the eleven cities.

This ‘Elfstedentocht’ will end in Bolsward, the city where the artists and fountain committees will gather on the square known as the Broereplein. This is where the people of Bolsward, guests, administrators and anyone else wishing to attend will celebrate the official part of the opening ceremony.

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On this lovely spring day, each of the artists will take a turn at opening the valves of water for the eleven fountains. This will be done in the same order as the cities in the Elfstedentocht (Eleven-city skating tour) but then in the opposite direction starting in Leeuwarden, then Dokkum, Franeker, Harlingen and so on. Large screens will provide a way of watching the opening live in each of the eleven cities.

This ‘Elfstedentocht’ will end in Bolsward, the city where the artists and fountain committees will gather on the square known as the Broereplein. This is where the people of Bolsward, guests, administrators and anyone else wishing to attend will celebrate the official part of the opening ceremony.

Feel free to join us at tables set up in Leeuwarden, Sneek, IJlst, Sloten, Stavoren, Hindeloopen, Workum, Bolsward, Harlingen, Franeker or Dokkum, or watch the opening live on the regional broadcasting company, Omrop Fryslân.

Programme for each city:

  • 3:30 pm Public admitted to find seats at one of the tables
  • 4:00 pm Start of the opening programme
  • 5:15 pm Ingrid van Engelshoven, the Dutch Minister for Education, Culture and Science, speaks live from the city of Bolsward
  • 6:00 pm (approx.) End of programme (or possibly a bit later)
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Additional Information Cultural Capital 2018

  • Type of event: Opening of première
  • Discipline: Architecture and design, Art Festival
  • Main language: Language No Problem

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