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A New Home for Pages Bookstore Café Amsterdam!

Pages Bookstore Café Amsterdam is Back! Opening at the Goethe Institute (Herengracht 470) on 20 November at 17.30.

'Pages' is your 'home away from home'- with cartoon workshops, language classes, poetry readings, open mics, and more. After five months of art, music, books and a lot of love at the Prince Claus Fund Gallery, Pop-up Pages Bookstore Café Amsterdam has found a new home just down the street!

Don't miss your chance to experience Pages in Amsterdam at its new location. Check out Pages Bookstore Café Amsterdam on Facebook for all Pages activities coming up. 

What is Pages Bookstore Café?
After he left Syria, Samer Al-Kadri opened the original Pages Bookstore Café in Istanbul. It has become a city fixture for artists, musicians, poets and storytellers of all backgrounds, and helped to bring Syrian refugees out of their isolation. Pages popped up at the Prince Claus Fund Gallery to create a space in Amsterdam open to everyone. As the motto goes: "Pages, it's your home."

A New Location for Pages
Goethe Institute in Amsterdam is located at Herengracht 470. Join us for the opening of Pages on 20 November at 15.30. 

Prince Claus Fund & AFK Collaboration
Pages Bookstore Café Amsterdam is a collaboration between Samer Al-Kadri, the Prince Claus Fund and the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK), and supported by the Lutfia Rabbani Foundation. The Prince Claus Fund and the AFK started a new collaboration in 2017 to present international art and extraordinary creators in Amsterdam. Through this partnership, the Prince Claus Fund and the AFK have the following goal: creating and stimulating mutual inspiration and co-creation in the city, and setting new societal-cultural ideas.


Photos of Pages Bookstore Café Amsterdam, 2017 (c) Maarten van Haaff 

A New Home for Pages Bookstore Café Amsterdam!

"Pages, it's your home."

Pages Bookstore Café Founder Samer Al-Kadri

Goethe Institut

Goethe Institut

The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global network in 90 countries. It is an independent association funded by the German Foreign Office, fostering international cultural cooperation since 66 years. Their cultural and educational programmes encourage intercultural dialogue and enable cultural involvement in the fields of film, dance, music, theatre, literature and translation. They strengthen the development of structures in civil society and foster worldwide mobility. One of its main goals is the international discourse about key topics in a globalized society. The Goethe-Institut in Karachi was founded in 1957, the Goethe-Institut in Kabul in 1965 (re-opened in 2003).

Pages Bookstore Café

Pages Bookstore Café

Pages Bookstore Café in Amsterdam is the home for music, arts, and literature. It is the place where you can discover a new book, stop by for a show, join an Open Mic or organise your own event.

Samer Al-Kadri created the original Pages Bookstore Café in Istanbul as a meeting place and a space for spontaneous events, where locals and displaced Syrians alike could meet and enjoy literature, music, performance and art. Now it hopes to foster understanding between Dutch citizens, Syrian refugees, and everyone who stops by. Its motto: “Pages, it’s your home.”

Amsterdam Fund for the Arts

Amsterdam Fund for the Arts

The Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK) invests in the arts which enriches the experience of life in the city of Amsterdam. The AFK encourages the quality, dynamism and diversity of the arts in Amsterdam, and contributes to the city's strong and richly varied cultural climate. The fund is available to all disciplines within the cultural sector, for cultural organizations and artists. The AFK supports both experimentation and proven quality, established organizations and those that are relatively new, the professional arts and amateur arts - from every district of the city. 

 

Lutfia Rabbani Foundation

Lutfia Rabbani Foundation

The Lutfia Rabbani Foundation is convinced that dialogue is essential for people to be able to unlock their collective wisdom, passion and creativity. Politically, economically, and socially, the fate of people across Europe and the Arab region is intertwined. Both regions are facing challenges and opportunities as a result of the same root causes. The foundations is deeply committed to help building sustainable, inclusive societies in Europe and the Arab World by facilitating Euro-Arab dialogue and educational exchange.

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A New Home for Pages Bookstore Café Amsterdam!

Pages Bookstore Café Amsterdam is Back! Opening at the Goethe Institute (Herengracht 470) on 20 November at 17.30. 'Pages' is your 'home away from home'- with cartoon workshops, language classes, poetry readings, open mics, and more. After five months of art, music, books and a lot of love at the Prince Claus Fund Gallery, Pop-up Pages Bookstore Café Amsterdam has found a new home...

 
 
 
 

A New Home for Pages Bookstore Café Amsterdam!

Pages Bookstore Café Amsterdam is Back! Opening at the Goethe Institute (Herengracht 470) on 20 November at 17.30. 'Pages' is your 'home away from home'- with cartoon workshops, language classes, poetry readings, open mics, and more. After five months of art, music, books and a lot of love at the Prince Claus Fund Gallery, Pop-up Pages Bookstore Café Amsterdam has found a new home...