Shared Cultural Heritage News November 2016
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News November 2016

This newsletter is produced by DutchCulture in close cooperation with the Cultural Heritage Agency and the National Archives of the Netherlands. It highlights activities of the Shared Cultural Heritage Programme.
Father and son in Kota Tua, Jakarta. Part of series Heritage in Transition by Isabelle Boon
Japan Special: New narratives on centuries-old heritage this autumn
In October, also called the ‘Month of Art’ in Japan, a range of events as part of the Holland-Kyushu 2016-2017 programme were hosted by the Dutch Embassy. 
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map of the Southern Continent (1767)
Indonesia: Heritage in Transition exhibition
On 19 November 'Heritage in Transition’ opens at the Erasmus Huis in Jakarta, an exhibition about the people of Kota Tua, Jakarta and how they relate to the Dutch colonial buildings in the old town.
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Revealing the information plaque at the Dutch Cemetery in Nagasaki, Japan.
USA: Thread Lines continues as Pop Up
After completing her residency at the Wyckoff House Museum in Brooklyn, New York, Dutch textile artist Farida Sedoc was asked to show her work at the Smithsonian Pop Up Museum in NYC on 12 and 13 November.
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Imagined bird's-eye view of Deshim's layout and structures
Australia: King and Queen unveil Dirk Hartog plate during State Visit
One of the biggest highlights of the Dirk Hartog year was the unveiling of the Dirk Hartog plate by King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands at the Western Australian Maritime Museum in Fremantle on 31 October. 
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a building that once belonged to the Netherlands South Africa Railways
Suriname: Sounding Heritage Week
From 29 October to 6 November, the Week of Sounding Heritage has taken place in Paramaribo, to increase awareness of Paramaribo's unique and elaborate collection of sounding heritage consisting of bells, tower clocks, historical pipe organs and carillons. 
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