THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

An Evening with Mark Knopfler

At the end of last month, on 23rd of June, I had the chance to listen to one of my favourite lead-singers of all time live. As the concert meant … Continue reading

July 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Festivals to look out for in the Netherlands

It’s finally festival time again, and why not put aside some money at the end of this year to experience one in the Netherlands? There are plenty around, and even … Continue reading

June 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Live Music and LUPride

Live music is one of the great joys in life, and while I may not be at all musical, that doesn’t stop me enjoying it! As part of a New … Continue reading

February 12, 2018 · 2 Comments

Part Eight: In Between M.Sc. and Ph.D.

To me, isolation from civilization can be an amazing experience. You turn off your electronic devices and settle in, and realize that you can breath easier now. There is no … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · 2 Comments

Top 8 Free Music Festivals You Need to Check out This Summer

One of the best treats for a music lover here in the Netherlands is that there are quite a lot of festivals here – Best Kept Secret during this past … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Happy Record Store Day!

The past Saturday was not only the Easter holiday, but also the Record Store Day 2014. On this day, many bands and artists release limited special editions of their old … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sugar rush and sound shock in the former embassy

Imagine living in a nice old villa in a charming neighborhood in The Hague. Imagine the house having an enchanting spirit for it being a former Congolese embassy. Imagine living … Continue reading

December 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Making of a Dutch Groupie

Disclaimer : If you were looking for the Dutch Penny Lane, I’m sorry to disappoint you, but no Kate Hudson here. Still, stay for a while, you’ll enjoy it.   … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · 1 Comment