I amsterdam's Local portal is your English-language hub for learning about life in the city, whether you're moving to Amsterdam, newly arrived or an established citizen. Here you can look up official information for expats about permits, registration, visas, the 30% tax ruling and news from the City of Amsterdam and IN Amsterdam (formerly the Expatcenter Amsterdam). It's also a great place to learn more about working in Amsterdam, explore study opportunities, find out about housing and healthcare, or to explore the cultural offerings in the city. All in all, it's a place to help you make the most of living in Amsterdam.
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On Friday 9 June, KinderBeestFeest sees Amsterdam’s emergency services drive chronically ill children to the zoo. The sirens and flashing lights noticeable around the city are simply to heighten the experience.
The WASTED recycling scheme offers Noord locals cool rewards for their household recycling.
The Europa League final between Ajax and Manchester United will be publicly broadcast on Amsterdam’s Museumplein on 24 May.