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Peace Niche/ The Second Floor (T2F) receives Prince Claus Award in Pakistan

5.2.2017 Peace Niche/ The Second Floor (T2F) receives Prince Claus Award in Pakistan

On 5 February, Mahenaz Mahmud, former Chair of Peace Niche/ The Second Floor (T2F), received the 2016 Prince Claus Award from Her Excellency Jeannette Seppen, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Pakistan, at T2F. The award ceremony was part of a full-day curated event, including outdoor art activities, dance and musical performances and key note speeches by Her Excellency Jeannette Seppen...

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Why is culture so important? Seven stories from seven countries…

1.2.2017 Why is culture so important? Seven stories from seven countries…

The Prince Claus Fund believes that culture builds bridges and promotes dialogue - between people, between cultures, between the present and the past. In every country, every community, every generation there are artists, thinkers, writers, creative people, whose voices should be welcomed. Here we share seven of our partners’ stories from seven countries...

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2016 Prince Claus Awards presented in Amsterdam

15.12.2016 2016 Prince Claus Awards presented in Amsterdam

Today in a ceremony at the Royal Palace Amsterdam, HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands presented six Prince Claus Awards for outstanding achievement in the field of culture and development. Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima and their Royal Highnesses Princess Laurentien, Princess Beatrix and Princess Mabel of the...

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In Memorium: Sadiq Jalal al-Azm (1934 - 2016)

12.12.2016 In Memorium: Sadiq Jalal al-Azm (1934 - 2016)

The Prince Claus Fund was greatly saddened to hear that Syrian philosopher, author and long-term advisor to the Fund, Sadiq Jalal al-Azm passed away on 12 December 2016. Prof. al-Azm served on the Prince Claus Awards Committee from 2002-2005 and remained a faithful friend and advisor throughout the Fund’s existence. 

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Pan African Space Space Station lands in Amsterdam

11.12.2016 Pan African Space Space Station lands in Amsterdam

For the first time in Amsterdam: the Pan African Space Station (PASS)! Listen live 11-15 December here!

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