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The most welcoming theatre of the Netherlands

Did you know that Concordia was recently announced as the most welcoming theatre of the Netherlands? This intimate theatre in the heart of Enschede...
Enter Twente

The wooden shoe village of Overijssel

Did you know that the village of Enter is considered the 'wooden shoe village' of Overijssel? Around the turn of the 20th century the...
Boekelo

Salt village Boekelo

Did you know that in Boekelo and surroundings there is a 50m thick crust of salt deep down below the ground? The first salt...
bonfire

Easter bonfire

Did you know that the tallest Easter bonfire in the world can be found in the township of Espelo in Overijssel? Since November last...
Ootmarsum

Mysterious Easter tradition in Ootmarsum

Did you know that 'Vlöggeln' is a mysterious Easter tradition in picturesque Ootmarsum? Eight local bachelors called 'Poaskearls' ('Easter Lads') dressed in trenchcoats and fedora...
Heavenly Hamster

Skydiving hamster in Hengelo

Did you know that yesterday 3 kids playing in the streets of Hengelo (Overijssel) were flabbergasted when a hamster wrapped in a plastic ball...
Serious Request

Serious Request 2012 in Enschede

Did you know that tonight three popular radio deejays are being locked up in a glass house in Enschede to collect money for charity? The...
Enschede Marathon

The oldest marathon of the Netherlands

Did you know that Enschede Marathon is the oldest marathon of the Netherlands and the second oldest marathon of Europe (after Košice Peace Marathon)? Olympic...
Brandweer Twente

Modern-day Nightwatch with Twente’s fire brigade

Did you know that part of Twente's fire brigade is portrayed as Rembrandt's Nightwatch? The commander is depicted as the central figure Captain Frans...