What to do in March/April 2020


CinemAsia Film Festival @ Kriterion and Rialto, Amsterdam

March 4th – March 8th

CinemAsia Film Festival is the only pan-Asian festival in the Netherlands and one of the largest Asian film festivals in Europe.

The Festival in Amsterdam gathers together a delightful selection of the best independent, mainstream and art-house Asian films, with the aim of bringing out valuable insights from Asian culture and unite Dutch-Asian communities by shared excellence in filmmaking.

Besides films from China, Cambodia, India, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and other Southeast and East Asian countries, the festival offers food, karaoke, panels, exhibitions, a bazaar and more to ensure a fun and fulfilling experience for everyone.


IamExpat Fair Amsterdam @ Gashouder, Klönneplein 1 Amsterdam

April 4th

At the IamExpat Fair, the biggest expat event in the Netherlands, internationals can find everything they need in one location, on one day! Browse the many stands and booths, pick up free goodies here and there, attend informative workshops and presentations and network with other expats and expat-friendly companies. All of this under one roof, for free!

Running from 10am to 5pm, the IamExpat Fair Amsterdam 2020 will take place once again at the Gashouder, the largest and most iconic venue in the Westergas. EMG’s relocation team is attending the fair and will be happy to meet you in person!


The Hague

Free Expat Housing Seminar @ BSN Junior School Diamanthorst, Saffierhorst 117 The Hague

March 24th

Buying a house can be a complex process, especially if you’re doing it for the first time and in a foreign country. A different country comes with different customs, laws and regulations, and having to cope with a foreign language can make things even more daunting.

On Tuesday, March 24, four experts will guide you through the process of buying a property so you can make a decision about owning your own home. The Expat Housing Seminar, organised by:

  • The Mortgage Advisor
  • The Estate Agent
  • The Civil Law Notary
  • The Tax Advisor

The seminar is free of charge. To sign up for the seminar you can use the following link: Expat housing seminar



Expat Social Lounge @ the Hub, Vestdijk 25 Eindhoven

March 17th

During our Expat Social Lounge, you will be able to speak directly with representatives from social clubs and organizations in the region!


To attend this event you can register at Eventbrite


Buying a House in the Netherlands @ Pand P, Leenderweg 65 Eindhoven

March 21st

The Buying a House in the Netherlands event is organized for international residents who are interested in buying a house in the Netherlands! During this event, you will receive the following information:

  • What is required to purchase a property in the Netherlands?
  • Who can purchase property in the Netherlands?
  • Which areas are popular with international residents?
  • How can you apply for a mortgage?
  • How much does housing in the Eindhoven area cost?

There will also be time to ask your questions!

You can register for this event at Eventbrite


Keukenhof Spring opening @ Stationsweg 166A, Lisse

March 21st – May 10th

The Keukenhof is the international showcase for the Dutch floricultural sector, with a special emphasis on flower bulbs. Over 100 participating flower companies display their living catalogue of various types of flora, with up to seven million spring-flowering bulbs.

Skip the Keukenhof ticket queue at the venue when you get your tickets online. Additionally, as well as standard tickets, you can get extra added value from tickets that cover other attractions.

For more information visit the website: Keukenhof


Vegetarian Restaurant Week @ Various locations

March 9th – March 15th

If you have been wanting to try out vegetarian dining options or you are a vegetarian, the Vegetarian Restaurant Week will be perfect for you. Vegetarian restaurants across the Netherlands will be offering special discounts and deals as part of the National Week Without Meat. This initiative started out to encourage people to eat less meat and to explore their local vegetarian establishments. Supermarkets and stores across the country have also taken up this initiative. On the website of the Vegetarian Restaurant Week you will be able to book a table and you can find a list of participating restaurants per city.

More information at: DeVegetarischerestaurantweek

Can we help you?

Contact us at the nearest Expat Management Group office or submit a contactform.