The culture of the Netherlands is diverse, reflecting regional differences as well as the foreign influences built up by centuries of the Dutch peoples mercantile and explorative spirit. The Netherlands and its people have long played an important role as centre of cultural liberalism and tolerance.
What is Dutch culture known for?
The cultural life of the Netherlands is varied and lively. Dutch painting and crafts are world renowned, and Dutch painters are among the greatest the world has ever known.
How would you describe Dutch culture?
They are disciplined, conservative, and pay attention to the smallest details. They see themselves as thrifty, hardworking, practical and well organized. They place high value on cleanliness and neatness. At the same time, the Dutch are very private people.
What do you find interesting about Dutch culture?
18 Surprising Facts About The NetherlandsDutch men are the tallest in the world. The Dutch are the largest consumers of licorice in the world. Home births are popular in the Netherlands, and account for 20% of all births. The Netherlands was the first country to legalize same-sex marriage.More items •22 Aug 2017
What are some Dutch traditions?
Dutch national holidays and traditionsSinterklaas. One traditional festivity in the Netherlands is the feast of Sinterklaas. Christmas. Among the Dutch, Christmas (which lasts two days) is a time of togetherness. New Year. Easter. Kings Day. Liberation Day. Ascension Day, Pentecost and Good Friday.