Classic Dutch: The Utrecht String Quartet

This entry is part of the series Classic Dutch

“Classic Dutch” is a panorama of classical music composed or performed in the Netherlands through the centuries. Most of the music in this series was selected from among the huge […]

U.N. peacekeeper General Patrick Cammaert

Retired Major-general Patrick Cammaert of the Royal Dutch Marines is one of the world’s most experienced and distinguished professional peacekeepers. He was appointed In December 2018 to monitor the cease-fire […]

Sagrada Familia

Catalonia – the continuing struggle

Many Spaniards grudgingly admit that Catalonia should have greater autonomy and that a redistribution of tax revenues will bring government closer to the people. But the poorer regions in Spain […]

Lyme Disease: An Ode to Health and Ignorance

In this documentary made in 2006 we present personal stories from people who suffer from Lyme disease, a painful and exasperating ailment caused by the bite of the common deer […]

Cycling with Frits

It was in the early 80’s that the first announcement was made about the disease that has come to be known as AIDS.  In the late 80’s, David Swatling was […]

Afroscene: interview with Prince Nico Mbarga

Prince Nico Mbarga, born in Nigeria in 1950, was a highlife musician renowned for his hit song “Sweet Mother”, which he recorded with his band Rocafil Jazz in 1976. Although […]

You Say Tomato: British vs American English

“Two countries divided by a common language” so said the Irish playwrite George Bernard Shaw about the difference between British and American English. American Robert Chesal and Brit Anne Blair […]