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Portrait of the “Veenkoloniën” about old and new sounds.


Episode 43: Symfonie voor de Veenkoloniën

First aired: Wednesday, 3 February 2016 at 18.00 hours

Portrait of the “Veenkoloniën” about old and new sounds.

The composer Jurriaan Berger (Zaandam) goes in eastern Groningen looking for sounds that characterize the area. The Veenkoloniën have long been a swampy part of the Northern Netherlands. The construction of a new landscape structure brought it wealth and prosperity. About 100 years ago led industrialization and trade for prosperity and progress; the sound of the straw carton echoed through the area. Now the region is struggling with a backlog: new structures remain from the chance of renewal and innovation seems to be a dead end. Nevertheless, there are plans and opportunities for the “Veenkoloniën: what is the best way? Director: Saskia Jeulink

About this program:

Landscape, art and culture, with the window on the north.

Every week we broadcast in Noorderdiepte, a collaboration with Foundation Beeldlijn and magazine Noorderbreedte, a documentary. Each documentary is introduced by a brief interview with a person.

Beautiful films that are worth viewing. Films about musicians like Roelof Stalknecht and Jenne Meinema. Artists such as Jan Steen and Alfred Hafkenscheid and poet Rutger Kopland. Various artists that now can be viewed by a large audience.

Noorderbreedte: http://www.noorderbreedte.nl
Stichting Beeldlijn: https://www.stichtingbeeldlijn.nl