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Workshop ‘Dutch local elections’ Sunday March 18

Eight times a year Direct Dutch Institute and Public Library The Hague organise events to get you talking Dutch! On March 18 there will be a brand new workshop. The workshop (location: Central Library The Hague) is in Dutch, level A2+ / B1 and higher. Registration is free (details below).

Dutch Local Elections

About 450.000 internationals will be able to vote in the local elections. This may include you (see below)! Do you want to practise your Dutch and learn more about the Dutch local elections? Register now for our free workshop on Sunday March 18! During the workshop all your questions about the upcoming local elections (on March 21) will be answered.

Ruud Hisgen, teacher and managing director of Direct Dutch Institute will be hosting the workshop. For this workshop he will make use of teaching material provided by ProDemos. Special guest will be Andrew van Esch. Andrew van Esch is Director of The Hague International Network (THIN) and D66 candidate for the local elections. He has been a spokesperson for the international community for many years.

Andrew van Esch

Are you eligible to vote for the upcoming elections?

  • the voter must be 18 years of age or over
  • the voter may not be debarred from voting
  • the voter must have been a resident of a Dutch municipality on nomination day, as evidenced by the Base Registry Persons.


Do you want to read more about the Dutch local elections? You can find more information here.



Send an email to register for one or more places.

> Workshop ‘Dutch Local Elections’, level A2+ / B1+

> Sunday March 18 2018 from 13.00 – 15.00 hrs (doors open at 12:45 hrs)

> Central Library The Hague (Spui 68, third floor)

> Email to register


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