Amsterdam Light Festival

It’s getting dark early, the temperature has dropped – it’s the perfect time of the year to experience the magical Amsterdam Light Festival. We took a quick tour to bring some highlights.

For all the info about the festival, go to


Stofwissel Tour

Last night we showed a film about the upcoming cycle tour in aid of metabolic disease research. You can watch the film here, and if you would like to donate or want more information please visit their site.

Tonight’s So Dam Local …

VoltsJoin So Dam Local at 18:00 tonight for:

  • Writer-Director, Sam Morris: live interview ahead of this week’s performances at the Melkweg Theatre.
  • Smaakt naar Musiek: a live interview with the chef-composers and musicians behind the dining concept coming to Amsterdam very soon.
  • Film chat: Starred Up – a hard-hitting Brit prison drama, out in the Dutch cinemas from Thursday.

Watch on Salto 1 (UPC channel 32) or online at Salto.

Watch our Taste of Amsterdam interview

Live oyster-shucking from Marcus the ‘Oysterman’ and a chat with Julia, organiser of this weekend’s Taste of Amsterdam. Maybe that’s one of the things you missed on Tuesday’s So Dam Local.

Watch it here …

Preview of tonight’s So Dam Local

doubledutchJoin us at 18:00 tonight for:

  • Amsterdam Kitchen visits the Old Amsterdam Food Market: a film feature
  • Anke de Vrieze from Farming the City, a live interview
  • Dutch Doubles choreographer, Juanjo Arques, a live interview
  • A new herb garden on the Weteringschans, a film feature
  • Film chat: Love Eternal – out in the Dutch cinemas from Thursday

Watch on Salto 1 (UPC channel 32) or online at Salto.

Walking with your ears!

Screen Shot 2014-04-16 at 13.44.56Watch our film about Sound Track City, an organisation in Amsterdam who are trying to give you a different perspective on Amsterdam. Justin Bennett, who co-created the soundwalk “Secret of the Amsterdam Canals” gave us an insight into the process behind making it and how sound can change they way you percieve the world around you. Unfortunately, the special walk on the 21st of April is booked out but they have added an extra walks on April 27th and May 11th, see their site for more details –


Preview of tonight’s So Dam Local

daanstellerJoin us at 18:00 tonight for:

  • Soundtrackcity ‘soundwalk’ around Amsterdam: a film feature
  • Amsterdam Kitchen gets inspired for Restaurant Day: One month to go to get your shit together pop-up wannabes! Organisor Cathelijn de Reede joins us live in the studio.
  • Expedition Why Not? sets off from Amsterdam and So Dam Local were there to report on it
  • Muddy Mates is happening this weekend: catch our live interview with one of the organisers.

Watch on Salto 1 (UPC channel 32) or online at Salto.