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Wednesday 1 October  
A special series of reports from New York celebrating 400 years of history.

NL and NY - a 400-year bond

A special series of reports from New York celebrating 400 years of history.
Martin Langeveld at the Martin Van Buren house, photo (c) RNW
United States of America United States of America Article: Dutch nursery rhyme in the White House

Article: Dutch nursery rhyme in the White House

Four hundred years after Henry Hudson explored the region that would later become New York, few traces remain of the colonial legacy of the Dutch. But one aspect of the Dutch culture survived for centuries, against all odds: the Dutch...

Radio Show: New York festivities kick off with Dutch armada

Newsline 8 September 2009: New York marks the 400th anniversary of Dutch influence, the plight of East Timorese children who were sent to Indonesia and it’s World Literacy Day today – but is there anything to celebrate?

Manhattan goes orange
United States of America United States of America Article: Manhattan goes orange

Article: Manhattan goes orange

By the end of this week, every New Yorker should know that Amsterdam and the Netherlands played a pivotal role in founding their city. A major theatre festival and a Dutch royal visit are designed to help. The festivities around New York...

Radio Show: Anniversaries: NATO, humans on the moon and New Amsterdam/York

Reloaded - 5 August 2009: This edition of the show highlights a few of the important anniversaries this summer. Military alliance NATO celebrates it's 60th, while it's also 40 years since the first moon landing by a human. Where were you...

Radio Show: The "Duke of New Amsterdam" - Peter Stuyvesant

3 August 2009 - It's the third and final part in our series celebrating the 400-year relationship between the Netherlands and NY.   We'll hear about Peter Stuyvesant - the "Duke of New Amsterdam" with the silver peg leg...

Radio Show: Pioneers and patroonships

27 July 2009 - Pioneers and patroonships - part 2 in our series celebrating the 400 year relationship between the Netherlands and New York. This week we meet some of the brave pioneers who made up  the farming settlements, or...

The original Brooklyn Bridge in Breukelen, the Netherlands.
Netherlands Netherlands Article: No sleep 'til Breukelen

Article: No sleep 'til Breukelen

American expat Danielle Latman takes the train to Breukelen, exploring the past, present and future of the two Brooklyns.

Napkin, 2009
United States of America United States of America Article: Photographs that look like Dutch masters

Article: Photographs that look like Dutch masters

Photographer Hendrik Kerstens’ daughter is wearing what appears to be a 17th-century headdress. It gives her portrait the look and feel of a Dutch master. In reality, the headdress is a napkin. The photo hangs in the Museum of the...

Radio Show: 18 May 2009

This week on Curious Orange, we celebrate Dutch heritage in New York city, 400 years after Henry Hudson landed a Dutch ship on the banks of Manhattan.