How do you find the perfect Christmas gift for someone who’s already got everything?
Easy: with a unique and personal Christmas ornament for their tree! This one, in the shape of the iconic Eye building, is perfect for lovers of cinema and Amsterdam.
These Christmas ornaments were made in the region of Sudetenland, located on the border between Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic. This region is the birthplace of Christmas tree ornaments, which were first invented here about 200 years ago!
The glass for these ornaments is mouth-blown and painted by hand by real craftsmen. Did you know that blowing glass by hand is very hard? This Netflix show shows you the real craftsmanship that lies behind it!
Eye is sometimes called ‘the cinematic memory of the Netherlands’. And in all modesty, that title is no exaggeration.
The Dutch national museum for film, located on Amsterdam’s IJ harbour, manages more than 54.000 films from all genres. The collection represents an outstanding sample of film history, from classics and blockbusters to cult films. But Eye does not only focus on the past: it also closely follows the latest developments in film by organizing new acquisitions, programmes, and debates. The building is open every day for anyone who is interested in film and film culture. Visitors are welcome in four cinemas, an exhibition space, a floor dedicated to educational activities, a shop, and a bar-restaurant.
Eye is internationally acclaimed for its knowledge of and expertise in the field of film restoration, research, and education. The organization has 185 employees who do their very best to make everything you would want to know about film easily accessible. For young and old, for film enthusiasts and professionals, and from constantly changing perspectives, Eye focuses on film as an art form, as entertainment, and as part of digital visual culture.
Learn more about the museum and book your tickets.
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