Entertainment & Exhibitor specials
The i am not a tourist Expat Fair is all about having an informative and above all enjoying day. That is why we have arranged some great entertainment during the day at our Main Stage and Exhibitor Stands! For example...
Pass by the Nedles stand and you might win a free Dutch lesson!
Expat Housing Network - win a bike!
Visit the stand of Expat Housing Network for your chance to win an EHN bike!
Win a David Lloyd membership
Try a cylce challenge 'Who can cycle the furthest in x amount of minutes?!' at our stand. The winner of the two wins free sports for a week with David Lloyd. The winner of the day wins free sports for one month with David Lloyd!
The Library - 'Meet the locals; Tasting European wines.'
From 12.00 o'clock you are welcome to ungoing wine tastings at the Library stand! We will have wines and local specialties to try. But most importantly, you can meet our team and club members!Every hour on the hour, we will taste wines from different European countries and regions. We will tell you all about the history, the grapes, the cultural differences and of course taste the wines! We will pair them with some local (Dutch) delicacies. We only have space for 24 people every tasting, so be on time! We can't take reservations. Come meet our Library Club!
Extremos Salsa will give a 30 minute Salsa class! Let's shake those hips!
Extremos Salsa offers classes for all levels in Amsterdam. Their classes are taught in English and there is no partner required.
Comedy by Greg Shapiro
HOW TO BE DUTCH: THE QUIZ with Greg Shapiro: Comedian; American; Dutchman.
Greg Shapiro will do his Dutch quiz twice during the Expat Fair.
Greg is perhaps best known as the voice of the "Netherlands Second" video, but he originally came here to work for Boom Chicago theater for just one summer. 25 years and 3 books later, he's still here. In just 30 minutes, he will tell you about the many pitfalls of integrating into Dutch society, because he's fallen into all of them.
Dutch Costume Museum and Photo Studio (Klederdrachtmuseum)
The Dutch Costume Museum presents the history of Holland by the Dutch Folk costumes in a monumental 17th century canal house at the Herengracht in Amsterdam. At the Expat Fair they will bring the Dutch folk costumes! Come to their stand and make a picture of you dressed in the clothes of the Dutch Costume Photo Studio!
Stay healthy with yoga: Anywhere, Anytime, Anybody by Svaha Yoga Amsterdam. This Workshop will show you how you can incorporate poses, breathing practices, meditation and Yoga philosophy into your everyday life. Think about doing yoga poses when you are brushing your teeth, when you are waiting in line at the grocery store, or sitting behind your desk.
The Orange Theatre Company will show you some English theatre on our Main Stage.
EasyLaughs will give a improvised comedy show on our main stage. This is gonna be fun!
UvA Talen Language Centre discount voucher
Come meet UvA Talen at their stand for more information about their language courses and translation services and to have a chat with their staff and teachers. All visitors to the stand and workshop will receive an exclusive 10% discount voucher which can be used on all of their language courses and other language services, and there will be hagelslag!