Feel at Home in The Hague Fair

March 8, 2021
Every Year, the city of The Hague holds a “Feel at Home in The Hague Fair” with the aim of connecting the international community with each other and with local activities. This year’s fair will be virtual and will occur on Sunday 14 March 2021 from 11am-5pm. Our parish will be represented with a virtual stand, prepared and manned by the Engagement Team.

Visitors need to register in advance for a free ticket here:  
You will then receive a link to the event. Make sure to check your Spam/Trash email folder if you have not received it.

You will have the opportunity to interact with panelists, virtual stand holders and any of the other visitors, should you choose to do so, by video and/or text chat messaging.

The centerpiece of the Fair will be the live streaming via two simultaneous channels from 11:00 to 17:00.  You can also engage with Sports, Social & Community and service providers via their online virtual stands with either video or live chat.

Channel 1 – Information and Panel Shows
On the first channel we will broadcast information, interactive debates and panel discussion shows on themes and information relevant to the Expat & International Community.

Online viewers will have the possibility of interacting during the shows and afterwards via breakout sessions.
The shows are: Welcome to The Hague (by The Hague International Centre) Work and Careers (by The Hague International Centre) No Dutch?  No problem – Volunteer! (by Volunteer The Hague) How to buy a home (Sponsored by ABN AMRO) Education Special Needs Education Choosing an International school Further Education (sponsored by Leiden University and The Hague University of Applied Sciences) Impact of Covid-19 on the International Community (by ICAP, ACCESS and Dutch News) Making the most of a mobile life (by The Mobile Life) Channel 2 – Enjoying Life in The Hague
During the first hour from 11:30 – 12:30 we will have a special program specifically for children. Thereafter we have four programs focusing on Sport, Art & Culture, Community Groups and Nightlife. These programs will include a live Q&A with a local “guide” who can answer your questions as well as screening videos from the Expat and International Community. Every hour we will also feature an Expat’s story as well as the Dutch “Word of the Hour”.

Some of the content will be live but many of the performances will be pre-recorded.

For detailed information and the scheduled times of the programs visit: https://feelathomeinthehague.com/2021-programme/

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