The Dutch had a big influence on the cultural, linguistic and physical landscape of countries surrounding the Baltic Sea.
In 2018 Dutch artists participated in more than 15,000 cultural activities in 108 different countries.
At the beginning of September 1944, 75 years ago, the first allied forces entered Belgium to liberate the country from the German occupier.
In the Netherlands the harsh winter of 1944-1945 became a symbol of the people’s suffering during World War II.
One hundred years ago, the treaty that would finally end World War I was signed in Versailles. A frustrating experience for war-battered Belgium.