17th Holland Koi Show: 21-23 August 2009 - Arcen (NL)
The Nishikigoi Vereniging Nederland (the Dutch Nishikigoi Association) traditionally organizes the Holland Koi Show For these days, known as the biggest koi spectacle in the world, the association organizes the annual Holland Koi Show. On the 21th, 22th and 23th of August koi enthusiasts and dealers from all over the world can exhibit their koi to a large public visiting the show.
Years of experience has inspired great confidence of numerous top koi dealers and enthusiasts who trust us with their koi during the days of the show.
In its 17 years of existence the event has become the single most important koi exhibition in all of Europe. During the Dutch Koi Days you can learn about the most advanced techniques in pond keeping and admire some spectacularly beautiful fish. Japan is the cradle of koi, but its culture also offers other phenomena for you to enjoy during the Koi show, such as Bonsai, Japanese sword fighting and Japanese archery, which makes for a very diverse program of the show. Of course the show also pays a lot of attention to the entire koi commerce; there will be over a 140 stands with a great variety of offers such as koi, complete ponds, pond magazines or koi paintings.
The Dutch Koi Show is known world wide as the largest koi show regarding size and number of visitors.
The Netherlands is becoming a koi country of growing importance that brings forth many innovations in the koi hobby, something the Nikishigoi Vereniging Nederland is naturally very proud of! If you are a true koi enthusiast you wouldn’t want to miss out on the Dutch Koi Days, even more so because of the amazingly beautiful gardens of the castle in Arcen where it all takes place.
Opening times Castle Gardens Arcen: 09:30 tot 18:00 uur.Adres:Kasteeltuinen Arcen (Castle Gardens Arcen)
5944 BE Arcen
The NetherlandsEntry prices:
Adults: € 16,50 per person
65+: € 13,50 per person
Kids (3-11 years of age): € 12,50 per person
Kinderen (up to 2 years of age): Free
Groups of 20 people or more: € 12,50 per person
3-day ticket Adults: € 40,00
3-day ticket 65+: € 37,50
3-day ticket kids (3-11 years of age): € 35,00 Dogs are not allowed! The above mentioned prices are a combined entry fee for the Holland Koi Show as well as the beautiful Castle gardens! As you can see this will provide you a nice day out for the whole family!
For more information please have a look at: www.hollandkoishow.nl