Your Handy Guide to the Feel at Home Fair

Here you’ll find all the information you need for the day of the Fair! Download the QR code to your phone to access the timetables and find all that’s happening at your fingertips. From seminars, lectures and workshops to performances, try-outs and sports demos. Use the floorplan to find your way to the exhibitors and activities you’re most interested in. Click here for Floor Plan with Exhibitor List.

Workshops, Seminars and Lectures

Expand each section to see the timetable of workshops, seminars and lectures throughout the day. Click on the titles, read our blogs to get an idea of what to expect and check if there are spaces left!
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Buying a Home & Investment Seminars

12:30 – 13:00 Buying a House in The Netherlands – ABN AMRO
Presented by Nathan Themps, Mortgage Advisor, ABN AMRO

13:30 – 14:00 An Introduction to Investments – ABN AMRO
Presented by Raheela Mahmood-Anwar & Mr Mohamed Ishaak, Income & Asset Advisors, ABN AMRO

14:30 – 15:00 7 Steps to Successfully Buying a Dutch Property – Expat Mortgages
Presented by Richardo Cruz Fortes, Expat Mortgages

Careers Lectures

11:50 Introduction and Welcome
Presented by Saskia Bruines, Deputy Mayor of The Hague

12:00 Inventing the Futures of Education
Presented by Etienne F. Augé, Principal Lecturer, Erasmus University of Rotterdam

13:00 Eurojust: Criminal Justice Across Borders
Presented by Lousewies van der Laan, Head of Corporate Affairs, Eurojust

14:00 Careers in Intergovernmental Organisations
Presented by Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

15:00 How can we connect world class students with the professional work field?
Informal Debate hosted by Students from World Class The Hague and International Community Platform (ICP)

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Workshops: Work and Career

12:00 – 12:30 Reignite your career: 6 key steps for more meaningful work
Presented by O’ona Souissi, Career on Purpose

12:45 – 13:15 Career Opportunities for Internationals
Presented by Gerko Visee , The Hague international Centre   WORKSHOP FULL

13:30 – 14:00 Developing your Talent through Volunteering
Presented by Tatyana Benzeroual, Volunteer The Hague

14:15 – 14:45 Discover your purpose in The Hague
Presented by Alberto Gonzalez Otero, Just on Purpose

15:00 – 15:30 Starting and scaling your own business in The Netherlands as Expats
Presented by Bhagya Goonewardhane and Jaikishen ‘Jay’ Jayesingha | Co-Founders of Urbandine

Workshops: Skills & Personal Development

12:00 – 12:30 Life Wisdom – Tools to a harmonious Life 
Presented by Bouke van den Noort Theosophical Society Point Loma (TSPL)

12:45 – 13:15 8 Steps to settling into your new life in The Hague
Presented by Ute Limacher-Riebold, Ute’s International Lounge

13:30 – 14:00 The Impact of How You Dress
Presented by Maud Jansen, House of Colour The Hague

14:15 – 15:15 How to Write for Love and Money
Presented by Lisa Friedman, Amsterdam Writing Workshop

15:30 – 16:00 Make your CV stand out to recruiters, employers and AT Software!
Presented by Simona Giancola, ABROAD at YOUR BEST WORKSHOP FULL

Workshops: Education and Information

12:00 – 12:30 Learning Dutch is fun because it’s so easy
Presented by Dr R.G.W. (Ruud) Hisgen, Direct Dutch Institute   WORKSHOP FULL

12:45 – 13:15 Buying a new home in the Netherlands
Presented by Lindy Nikken, Lindy Nikken Real Estate and Rob Wouters, Wouters & Van der Velde Mortgage and Financial Planning

13:30 – 14:00 Raising Bilingual Children
Presented by Henk Zwart, LanguageOne

14:15 – 14:45 Recruiting an Au Pair through the Dutch government’s exchange programme
Presented by Patricia van Son, founder of U-auPair

Food Court

There’s plenty of international fare on offer! Take a look at our blogs and get a taste for the Food Court.

Find food and drinks from all over and chat to our vendors about where their recipes come from and how you can get involved with some delicious culinary adventures in The Hague.

The fresh aroma of Bolivian coffee, now with chocolate!

Enjoy Illimani’s freshly ground espresso or cappuccino in the upstairs food court and near the visitor entrance

Trendy new restaurant, Kaai 13, to serve food at the Fair

Bringing that uniquely Dutch canal-side vibe to the international food court, on the balcony overlooking the Fair

Ataro Brings Some West African Spice to the Fair

Get a flavour of Ebere’s passion for West African cuisine. Always a favourite in the food court upstairs

Enjoy Finnish home comforts at Finse Huis

In the downstairs tea room try Finnish pastries, chocolates and sweets and a refreshing range of soft drinks

Sample Tasty Snacks from Kenyan Delicacies

Kenyan Delicacies is a restaurant at the MingleMush Foodhall. They’ll offer special tasters at their stand

Food for Thought

All proceeds to charity. Enjoy delicious Indian cuisine while supporting our community fundraisers!

Coffee Fellows will join in the Fair!

The popular café and bagel house will open its door to the Fair and provide drinks and snacks for the Community Centre

Entertainment

We also offer a wide range of entertainment, including sports try-outs, public speaking, choir and dance performances. Take a look!

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Community Activities

11.00-11.30 HSK floorball
– Sports Demonstration
11.30-12.00 Kendo Kai Den Haag
– Sports Demonstration
12.00-12.30 Luscinia International Choir
– Community Choir Performance
12.45-13.05 Dwibhumi Balinese Dance & Culture
– Dance Workshop
13.15-13.30 St. Andrews Society
– Join-in Scottish Dance
13.30-13.50 Irish Club Netherlands
– Join-in Set Dance
14.00-14.30 Pickleball Den Haag
– Demonstration & Try-Out
14.30-14.50 Centro Espanol La Haya
– Sevillanas Dance Workshop
15.00-15.30 Kin San Tai Chi Academy
– Tai Chi Demonstration
15.30-16.00 The Hague Royals (Basketball)
– Join-in Sports Demonstration
16.00-16.30 Den Haag GAA
– Gaelic Sports Demonstration

Podium

11.10-11.30 Luscinia International Choir
– Community Choir
11.30-11.35
 Toastmasters
– Public Speaking
11.40-12.05
 International School in The Hague
– Big Band
12.10-12.15
 Improv The Hague
– Improvisational Theatre
12.20-12.35
 Dwibhumi Balinese Dance & Culture
– Dance
12.40-12.50
 Rijnlands Wassenaar
– Dance & Song
13.00-13.20
 British School in the Netherlands
– Concert Choir
13.25-13.45
 Aleksandra Popovska
– Balkan Music
13.45-13.50
 Improv The Hague
– Improvisational Theatre
13.55-14.10
 Navrang
– Traditional Indian Dance
14.15-14.25
 Centro Espanol La Haya
 Sevillanas Demonstration
14.25-14.30
 Improv The Hague
– Improvisational Theatre
14.40-15.00 
Kilkenny School of Irish Dance
– Tap Dancing Display
15.05-15.15 
Indonesian Diaspora Network
– Traditional Dance
15.20-15.35 
Shepherdsplace Ministries
– Modern Dance
15.40-16.05 
Finnish Female Choir TAIKA
– Community Choir
16.10-16.30 
Zahara
– Goodbye Dance

Children's Theatre

Caja van der Poel is an actress and storyteller at heart. She loves the English language, since it lends itself so beautifully to painting her magical images. She will work together with STET The English Theatre at the Fair to bring original stories to life for listeners of all ages. On STET’s storytelling corner on the 1st floor, Caja will tell adventures about the bright and talented heroes, kings and queens and the smallest son…

Children aged 4 – 11 are invited to attend one of the three free performances at:

12:30
13:00
14:00

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Information

Expand each section to see the timetable of workshops, seminars and lectures throughout the day. Click on the titles, read our blogs to get an idea of what to expect and check if there are spaces left!
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Careers Lectures

11:50 Introduction and Welcome
Presented by Saskia Bruines, Deputy Mayor of The Hague

12:00 Inventing the Futures of Education
Presented by Etienne F. Augé, Principal Lecturer, Erasmus University of Rotterdam

13:00 Eurojust: Criminal Justice Across Borders
Presented by Lousewies van der Laan, Head of Corporate Affairs, Eurojust

14:00 Careers in Intergovernmental Organisations
Presented by Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

15:00 How can we connect world class students with the professional work field?
Informal Debate hosted by Students from World Class The Hague and International Community Platform (ICP)

Buying a Home & Investment Seminars

12:30 – 13:00 Buying a House in The Netherlands – ABN AMRO
Presented by Nathan Themps, Mortgage Advisor, ABN AMRO

13:30 – 14:00 An Introduction to Investments – ABN AMRO
Presented by Raheela Mahmood-Anwar & Mr Mohamed Ishaak, Income & Asset Advisors, ABN AMRO

14:30 – 15:00 7 Steps to Successfully Buying a Dutch Property – Expat Mortgages
Presented by Richardo Cruz Fortes, Expat Mortgages

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Workshops: Work and Career

12:00 – 12:30 Reignite your career: 6 key steps for more meaningful work
Presented by O’ona Souissi, Career on Purpose

12:45 – 13:15 Career Opportunities for Internationals
Presented by Gerko Visee , The Hague international Centre   WORKSHOP FULL

13:30 – 14:00 Developing your Talent through Volunteering
Presented by Tatyana Benzeroual, Volunteer The Hague

14:15 – 14:45 Discover your purpose in The Hague
Presented by Alberto Gonzalez Otero, Just on Purpose

15:00 – 15:30 Starting and scaling your own business in The Netherlands as Expats
Presented by Bhagya Goonewardhane and Jaikishen ‘Jay’ Jayesingha | Co-Founders of Urbandine

Workshops: Skills & Personal Development

12:00 – 12:30 Life Wisdom – Tools to a harmonious Life 
Presented by Bouke van den Noort Theosophical Society Point Loma (TSPL)

12:45 – 13:15 8 Steps to settling into your new life in The Hague
Presented by Ute Limacher-Riebold, Ute’s International Lounge

13:30 – 14:00 The Impact of How You Dress
Presented by Maud Jansen, House of Colour The Hague

14:15 – 15:15 How to Write for Love and Money
Presented by Lisa Friedman, Amsterdam Writing Workshop

15:30 – 16:00 Make your CV stand out to recruiters, employers and AT Software!
Presented by Simona Giancola, ABROAD at YOUR BEST WORKSHOP FULL

Workshops: Education and Information

12:00 – 12:30 Learning Dutch is fun because it’s so easy
Presented by Dr R.G.W. (Ruud) Hisgen, Direct Dutch Institute   WORKSHOP FULL

12:45 – 13:15 Buying a new home in the Netherlands
Presented by Lindy Nikken, Lindy Nikken Real Estate and Rob Wouters, Wouters & Van der Velde Mortgage and Financial Planning

13:30 – 14:00 Raising Bilingual Children
Presented by Henk Zwart, LanguageOne

14:15 – 14:45 Recruiting an Au Pair through the Dutch government’s exchange programme
Presented by Patricia van Son, founder of U-auPair

Food Court

There’s plenty of international fare on offer throughout the Fair!  From full meals upstairs in the International Food Court to snacks and drinks in 3 locations on the ground floor. And some culinary exhibitors will be offering tastings at their stands…

The fresh aroma of Bolivian coffee, now with chocolate!

Enjoy Illimani’s freshly ground espresso or cappuccino in the upstairs food court and near the visitor entrance

Trendy new restaurant, Kaai 13, to serve food at the Fair

Bringing that uniquely Dutch canal-side vibe to the international food court, on the balcony overlooking the Fair

Ataro Brings Some West African Spice to the Fair

Get a flavour of Ebere’s passion for West African cuisine. Always a favourite in the food court upstairs

Enjoy Finnish home comforts at Finse Huis

In the downstairs tea room try Finnish pastries, chocolates and sweets and a refreshing range of soft drinks

Sample Tasty Snacks from Kenyan Delicacies

Kenyan Delicacies is a restaurant at the MingleMush Foodhall. They’ll offer special tasters at their stand

Food for Thought

All proceeds to charity. Enjoy delicious Indian cuisine while supporting our community fundraisers!

Coffee Fellows will join in the Fair!

The popular café and bagel house will open its door to the Fair and provide drinks and snacks for the Community Centre

Entertainment

We also offer a wide range of entertainment, including sports try-outs, public speaking, choir and dance performances. Take a look!
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Podium

11.10-11.30 Luscinia International Choir
– Community Choir
11.30-11.35
 Toastmasters
– Public Speaking
11.40-12.05
 International School in The Hague
– Big Band
12.10-12.15
 Improv The Hague
– Improvisational Theatre
12.20-12.35
 Dwibhumi Balinese Dance & Culture
– Dance
12.40-12.50
 Rijnlands Wassenaar
– Dance & Song
13.00-13.20
 British School in the Netherlands
– Concert Choir
13.25-13.45
 Aleksandra Popovska
– Balkan Music
13.45-13.50
 Improv The Hague
– Improvisational Theatre
13.55-14.10
 Navrang
– Traditional Indian Dance
14.15-14.25
 Centro Espanol La Haya
 Sevillanas Demonstration
14.25-14.30
 Improv The Hague
– Improvisational Theatre
14.40-15.00 
Kilkenny School of Irish Dance
– Tap Dancing Display
15.05-15.15 
Indonesian Diaspora Network
– Traditional Dance
15.20-15.35 
Shepherdsplace Ministries
– Modern Dance
15.40-16.05 
Finnish Female Choir TAIKA
– Community Choir
16.10-16.30 
Zahara
– Goodbye Dance

Community Activities

11.00-11.30 HSK floorball
– Sports Demonstration
11.30-12.00 Kendo Kai Den Haag
– Sports Demonstration
12.00-12.30 Luscinia International Choir
– Community Choir Performance
12.45-13.05 Dwibhumi Balinese Dance & Culture
– Dance Workshop
13.15-13.30 St. Andrews Society
– Join-in Scottish Dance
13.30-13.50 Irish Club Netherlands
– Join-in Set Dance
14.00-14.30 Pickleball Den Haag
– Demonstration & Try-Out
14.30-14.50 Centro Espanol La Haya
– Sevillanas Dance Workshop
15.00-15.30 Kin San Tai Chi Academy
– Tai Chi Demonstration
15.30-16.00 The Hague Royals (Basketball)
– Join-in Sports Demonstration
16.00-16.30 Den Haag GAA
– Gaelic Sports Demonstration

Children's Theatre

Caja van der Poel is an actress and storyteller at heart. She loves the English language, since it lends itself so beautifully to painting her magical images. She will work together with STET The English Theatre at the Fair to bring original stories to life for listeners of all ages. On STET’s storytelling corner on the 1st floor, Caja will tell adventures about the bright and talented heroes, kings and queens and the smallest son…

Children aged 4 – 11 are invited to attend one of the three free performances at:

12:30
13:00
14:00

Exhibitor List

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