News of: Friday, August 24 2012,

Uitmarkt 2012 has started in Amsterdam

The yearly Uitmarkt, the traditional start of the culture season, has started.

The Uitmarkt lasts the entire weekend, until Sunday evening. A lot of theaters and performers present themselves with free (or almost free) short (30 minutes) performances.

This year, the Uitmarkt takes place at Museumplein, Leidseplein and the Vondelpark. Performances will be held at numerous theatres, museums and at venues near these three primary locations. A book market can be found on Museumplein and a lot of information is available at stands en route between Leidseplein and Museumplein.

The 2 main locations of the Uitmarkt 2012 are Museumplein square, Leidseplein square and there is also a bit near the Vondelpark. (See numbers 1, 7 and 15 on this map).

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