Friday 14th of March 2014 around half past twelve in the night there was a huge fire in a big building in the Parellaan Street in Hoofddorp.
The Fire fighter departement has with several firefightertroops from many regionsprevented that the fire wouldspread out to other buildings. Because of the fire the building has partly collapsed .In the building wich has cathed fire was a company which made clothes. The cause of the fire is unknown.
‘Het KinderBeestFeest’ which means The Children’s BeastParty
‘Het KinderBeestFeest’ is a private party for the chronically ill and / or disabled children up to 16 years together with their parents, brothers and sisters. The festival is organized by the Foundation ‘Het KinderBeestFeest’ in partnership with Natura Artis Magistra and the Police, Fire Brigade, Ambulance Service, Navy, Customs, Royal Military Police, the Red Cross, Rescue brigade and the City of Amsterdam. A special evening where the kids can just forget about their illness and be themselves.
The children are picked up in ambulances, fire trucks, police cars or other vehicle and visit the Artis Zoo in Amsterdam and are then brought back to the hospital or other residential address.
‘Het KinderBeestFeest’ event celebrates 15 years and will be held on Friday, June 6, 2014.
Watch the following videos of departure and arrival of ‘Het KinderBeestFeest’ convoy through Hoofddorp.
Return convoy ‘Het KinderBeestFeest’ 2013 video Denice Ann (11 years old)
Return convoy ‘Het KinderBeestFeest’ 2013 from Spaarne Hospital Hoofddorp to Haarlem
Return convoy ‘Het KinderBeestFeest’ 2013 from Artis Zoo back in Hoofddorp
Departure (Cam2) convoy ‘Het KinderBeestFeest’ 2013 from Spaarnestad hospital and past fire station Hoofddorp
Departure (Cam1) convoy ‘Het KinderBeestFeest’ 2013 from Spaarne hospital and past fire station Hoofddorp
Sinterklaas (Saint Nicholas) and Zwarte Pieten (Black Pete) arrives in the Netherlands each year in mid-November (usually on a Saturday) by steamboat from Spain.
Sinterklaas and the Zwarte Pieten are welcomed by children cheering and singing traditional Sinterklaas songs.
Sinterklaas and the Zwarte Pieten visit all the towns, villages, schools, shopping malls and other places where many children.In places a boat cannot reach, Sinterklaas arrives by train, horse, horse-drawn carriage, policecar or even a fire truck.
Shoppingcenter Getsewoud Nieuw-Vennep (23 november 2013)
Halfweg – Zwanenburg Center ( 23 november 2013)
Zwarte Piet Wedding Hoofddorp Center (17 november 2013)
Shoppingcenter Floriande Hoofddorp (16 november 2013)
Sinterklaas Badhoevedorp (16 november 2013)
School de Tovercirkel Hoofddorp (5 december 2012)
The Miraculous Entry Hoofddorp Center (18 november 2012)
Shoppingcenter ’t Paradijs Hoofddorp (17 november 2012)
Groene Weelde is a recreational area lies between Hoofddorp, Cruquius and Vijfhuizen. It is a beautiful, large and varied recreation area. With forests, playgrounds, lakes. Dogs can run loose almost anywhere. In the middle of the recreation area lies a high pyramid-shaped hill. These big hill named Big Spotters Hill. From this hill you have a wonderful view over the surrounding area.