5 tips for a wonderful Pentecost

Pentecost This year it falls on Sunday 5 June and Monday 6 June. From a wine festival to an exhibition; MASTERS lists five activities for a wonderful Pentecost. Text: Fleur de Jong
Image: Eric SpillerDerived from the Greek word pentecostè, meaning fifty, falls Pentecost on the fiftieth day after Easter Sunday. There are numerous activities you can do on Sunday 5 June and Monday 6 June. With these five tips you can already make your plans to leave the house.

1. Wine Festival 

Op It will be held on June 3, 4 and 5 Bacchus an ode to wine in the Amsterdamse Bos. Amsterdam wine shops and winemakers jointly present more than 300 different wines, from classic Europe to new world wines. Combined with delicious dishes and music, this festival is the guarantee for a tasty weekend.

2. Visit an exhibition

On April 22, 2022, a new digital art center: Fabrique des Lumières opened in Zuiveringshal West on the Westergasterrein in Amsterdam. Fabrique des Lumières features immersive exhibitions by classical, modern and contemporary artists. Using advanced technology, the works of art are brought to life through light projections and accompanying music. The first exhibition consists of works by the artist Gustav Klimt and his contemporaries and offers the visitor a new perspective on Viennese painting of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Photo: Eric Spiller

3. Jazz festival 

From 3 to 6 June 2022, the 48 will take place on various stages in the city center of 's-Hertogenbosch.e edition of Jazz in Duketown place; the largest free (open-air) jazz festival in the Netherlands where nationally and internationally renowned musicians perform. The festival is held on 10 different stages in the city. With the main stage on the most beautiful square in the city; The Parade.

4. Shopping

Many shops are closed on Whit Monday, but open on June 4 or Whit Monday. For example, go to Maastricht and see before you go these 5 hotspots that MASTERS previously selected to get the most out of your day (or night) of shopping. You can also choose to look a little further from home and choose Paris, the city that according to Ivo Weyel is back with a vengeance. Photo: Herman van Heusden

5. Food festival 

During Pentecost, bon vivants from Amersfoort cannot believe their luck. From Friday 3 to Monday 6 June, the Burgemeester Brouwerplantsoen will be filled with culinary delicacies and a wide range of atmosphere-enhancing elements that still surprise even the famous drinks goers. Live music and electronic records set the right tone and the little ones are thoroughly entertained. The market completes the story and offers special items and curiosities.