Holland Focus - May-June 2007 (Vol 2 No 1)
cover2_1Fryslân Boppe!
A series of articles about a unique part of The Netherlands, the province of Fryslân (Frisian Land). This episode is about The Language and the Frisian Anthem.

Verbeeldingen van Ambachten
Our regular column by Frans Hertoghs analysing the poems and drawings by Jan Luyken (or Luiken).
Luyken lived in the second half of the "Golden Century" (17th century) and his work shows us the daily life of his time.

Hulst, most flemish town in Holland
Situated in the far north-east of Zeeland, about 30 km from Antwerp and only a few kilometers from the Belgian border, the influence of the Flanders region can be experienced here in everyday life.

Wooden Boat Festival
Eye-witness account and photos of this unique bi-annual event in Hobart, Tasmania, held this year from February 9 to February 12.

Frans Hertoghs' regular contributions about public affairs in New Zealand.
The Dutch version of these article are published in the May/June 2007 edition of Holland Focus. The English versions are available on the website: Agony of a sport, Oil in Kiwi land and A blazing row.

50 Years of the EU
Reflection on the undoubtedly tremendous success of this unique form of regional organisation.

Dutch Federation Square?
A remarkable resemblance between the Regional Education Centre (ROC) under construction in Nijmegen and the buildings at Federation Square in Melbourne.

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