In this podcast, you will discover why the story of religion in the Low Countries is much more layered than claiming that the Netherlands is a Calvinist society and Belgium a Catholic one.
The Low Countries Radio
The Low Countries Radio is a podcast series, celebrating Flemish and Dutch history and culture, and its impact on the world today. The Low Countries Radio is a collaboration between Republic of Amsterdam Radio and The Low Countries website.
Discover some of the weird sports that have developed in or been adopted and grown in Belgium and the Netherlands.
In this podcast, we explore some of the most notorious folk tales and legends from Flanders and the Netherlands.
From maps and microscopes to fire hoses and artificial hearts. Throughout the centuries, the Low Countries have been the breeding ground for many world-changing inventions.
Discover the fascinating history and impact of the Dutch language all around the world.
We are delving into some of the unique and peculiar customs, social norms and rituals of Flanders and the Netherlands.
We find out what Flemish and Dutch people have been eating since prehistoric times. Smakelijk!
What makes the life and work of the early Netherlandish painter Jan van Eyck so special?
Why are the Dutch so crazy about cycling? We tell you all about it in the first episode of The Low Countries Radio.
Pour a glass of your favourite brew and join on a historic journey of beer and brewing in the Low Countries. Proost!