De Levante provides a unique contribution to the cultural exchanges between the Netherlands and the Oriental world in art, education and enterprise. De Levante has its roots in the desire to provide a more complete, realistic picture of this Oriental world, and new insights into these cultures that are often discussed, but very little known. De Levante is the only institution looking to provide a permanent platform for contemporary art and culture of the Oriental world. De Levante started developing her activities from a platform wishing to perform as a bridge between East and West and aims to expand into an international institute, in accordance with the traditional position of Amsterdam as a pioneer on the international cultural scene.
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- Etty Elbaz Griffioen
"Soms, in een halfslaap, net voordat je vertrokken bent, krijg je ineens het gevoel of je neervalt. Je schrikt enorm, je lichaam siddert en je hart bonkt sneller. Dat gevoel heb ik wel eens als...