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Local heroes

Koningsdag mensen

King's Day in Groningen

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all King’s Day activities and events have been cancelled this year and people are advised to celebrate from home. But what is this uniquely Dutch holiday all about, and how did it get started? And how does Groningen traditionally get down on the King’s birthday?

Maximillian Pogrzeba
the city of

Maximilian Pogrzeba

"I have my chosen family here, and I feel that it is my home."

City Central Games Night

Gezellig games night: quiz edition

This Gezellig Games Night on Friday, 23 April features City Central's very own quiz about all things Groningen! From art to history, from sports to culture, from food to music – this Kahoot! quiz is a super fun (and challenging) way to test out your local knowledge and learn more about the city. And tap into your creative side with a few rounds of Skribbl.io, too.