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Iranian Photographer Newsha Tavakolian and Malu Halasa inspire audience in Nieuwe Kerk

25.2.2011 Iranian Photographer Newsha Tavakolian and Malu Halasa inspire audience in Nieuwe Kerk

The Prince Claus Fund and De Nieuwe Kerk organised an evening about contemporary Iranian photography that featured guest speaker Malu Halasa and photographer Newsha Tavakolian, who was named Best Young Photographer of 2006 by National Geographic. Malu Halasa is a journalist and among other the editor of the book Transit Tehran: Young Iran and Its Inspirations. Malu Halasa presented some background...

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Caftan as Couture in Nieuwe Kerk was a great succes

18.2.2011 Caftan as Couture in Nieuwe Kerk was a great succes

The fashion show of Moroccan fashion designer Zhor Raïs that took place on 17 February 2011 at the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam was a great succes. Prior to the fashion show a battle between 3 talented young Moroccan-Dutch fashion designers took place. Chazia Mourali presented the busy and fabulous evening. WI-AM Designs was chosen as the winner of the fashion battle with her collection ' The black...

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Prince Claus Fund happy with 10th year support Postcode Lottery

10.2.2011 Prince Claus Fund happy with 10th year support Postcode Lottery

The Dutch Postcode Lottery this year divides a record amount of 270 million Euros between their  83 beneficiates. The largest charity lottery in the Netherlands announced this on Wednesday, February 9, during its annual Gala in Museum Singer Laren. Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima of the Netherlands was present as a special guest at the Gala and she addressed the present charity ...

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Christa Meindersma new Director of the Prince Claus Fund

7.2.2011 Christa Meindersma new Director of the Prince Claus Fund

The Prince Claus Fund for Culture & Development welcomes Christa Meindersma as its new director starting 14 February 2011. She is taking over the position from Els van der Plas, who has been director since 1997. An international lawyer, Christa Meindersma (1962) most recently held the position of Deputy Director at the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS). She has extensive experience...

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Prince Claus Fund extends network with two new partners

25.1.2011 Prince Claus Fund extends network with two new partners

The Prince Claus Fund is extending its network through intensive co-operation with Museo de Antioquia from Colombia and Nepal’s Southasia Trust. Both organisations play an important role in regions torn apart by violence. Through their inclusion in the Prince Claus Fund’s Network Partnership Program, they will each receive € 180,000 over a period of three years, which is to be used...

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