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Events on Schiermonnikoog

In the summer there is almost daily something organized on Schiermonnikoog. Under which the various markets, folklore, music performances and various sporting events where you can look at or to which you can join.

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National Museum Week

During this Museum week about 450 museums are to visit. There are extra activities such as workshops, guided tours, tastings, children's treasure hunts, musical performances and the possibility to dress up. This year's theme is: "Let yourself be mesmerized by a museum piece."

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King's Day

King's Day is officially the national celebration of the birthday of the King, but this in reality is only an excuse to party hard. The celebrations takes place all over the Netherlands. Several activities taking place throughout Schiermonnikoog and make the 27th April for a special day.

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Lifeboat Day

In the spring, the Royal Dutch Rescue Society (KNRM) organizes its annual open day. On Lifeboat Day you can look into the rescue station. At all stations are demonstrations, storytelling, and you can see the equipment.

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National Mills Day

Since 1974 the event is held every year on the second Saturday in May. It is a day when as many mills as possible are running. The National Mills Day has now become an annual event. Besides turning and grinding, all kinds of activities take place at a large number of mills, from baking pancakes to music festivals. More ...

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Singing and Music contest

Early June

At the beginning of June, the annual singing and music contest Schiermonnikoog is being held. More than 30 bands and choirs will perform in the Ontmoetingskerk and in the music dome at the Reeweg.

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Schiermonnikoger Beach Soccer Toernooi

Begin juli

The 'Beach Soccer Tournament of Schiermonnikoog' will take place at the beach near Paal 7 in the first weekend of July. The objective of the organization is to create an event out of it, where sports and fun come together at Schiermonnikoog ...

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Concours Hippique

Tweede woensdag in juli

The second Wednesday in July on Schiermonnikoog is all about the horse. Almost all disciplines in this area will be demonstrated.

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Horizontoer

Ten old Dutch flatboats, ten days, five islands, hundred artists and talents… since 1988, people from all age groups can annually enjoy upcoming talent, different kinds of music, surprising (street)theater, cabaret and different workshops. Almost all performances are free or can be visited at a small fee. 6 & 7 Aug. ...

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Afrikanische Trommep- & Tanzwochenende

The best Music and Dance Weekend Workshop this summer for beginners to advanced music and dance lovers!! With djembe and dance teachers from Guinea, Mali and Senegal. Professional African dance and percussion lessons, delicious African food eaten from African dishes. Music and dance parties every night, bonfire on ...

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Heritage Days

Open Monuments Day is held every year halfway through September, when thousands of monuments in the Netherlands are free to the public. The participating monuments can be recognized by the Open Monuments Day flag as shown here. Open Monuments Day is organized to encourage people to know more about their historical ...

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Kamermuziekfestival

Renowned international and national musicians come together at Schiermonnikoog to make music together in variable composition.

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Arrival of Saint Nicholas

End of November

The tradition of Saint Nicholas bringing gifts to children, celebrated in many countries, is an extraordinary occasion on Schiermonnikoog. Saint Nicholas arrives surrounded by his servants. Later, the whole parade in a festive way accompanies him to the city center. Children greet the procession. Customarily candies ...

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New Year's Eve

New Year is another wild celebration. The Dutch often stay home with their families until midnight, and many bars open just then. Many venues offer New Year parties. From midnight the sky lights up as everyone sets of fireworks. People on Schiermonnikoog love a party and New Year’s Eve in particular. It’s a reason ...

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Festival Jong Talent

Nieuwe generatie topmusici presenteert zich op Schiermonnikoog. Meer dan 50 toptalenten uit de hele wereld strijken dan neer op het eiland om concerten te geven en masterclasses te volgen. Elke avond (en in het weekend ook elke middag) worden er concerten gegeven.

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