This week's Friday Verses are written by Willem Thies. We translated his poem ‘Sneeuw zal vallen’.
Every other Friday we treat you to beautiful verses by a poet from Flanders or the Netherlands. Sometimes an old forgotten poem, but mostly fresh verses by a young or unpublished poet.
In his novel about a Flemish Nazi collaborator, bestselling author Stefan Hertmans presents a sharp image of life under German occupation, which he links perceptively to the personal history of his characters.
Have you ever wondered why orange is the colour of the Netherlands? You find the answer in the sixteenth century.