Two weeks after spraining my ankle and making myself even more house bound (again) I was determined to make it to Turn on the Lights in Dam Square. I have never missed it, and darned if I’m going to now!
We had back up plans of where and how to get crutches if I needed them, but it turned out to not be necessary thank goodness!
I feel I’ve lost my touch with post writing. I’ll need to work on it again for you.
Get back in to the swing of things.
Turn on the lights seems almost subdued this year compared to previous years.
I’m not sure how much that had to do with the production, or the pouring rain.
It was still a free street performance though, so there was no way I wouldn’t be there!
I love the use of all 3 axes of space that are used each year.
And partly the nutters like me who turn up every year are what make it so much fun!
And to top it all off, Elsa from Frozen sang Let It Go this year before the countdown to the lights being turned on.
I can tell you now that I wasn’t the only person in the audience singing along at the top of my lungs!
This is it! The silly season has (for me) officially begun! The Sint is in the Netherlands, and we’re on the count down to Giftmas. Are you ready?!?
2 thoughts on “Turn on the Lights 2016”
Yay! I’m glad to hear you were able to make it despite the injury and were willing to brave the weather. Though more subdued, it looks like something not to be missed.
I have no doubt there were a whole lot of other celebrants who knew the words to that song, whether they wish to or not 😉
Ready for Giftmas? Not at all. If I’m lucky, I’ll be ready sometime before Giftmas. If not, well, it will be belated Giftmas for everyone… Hopefully no one will mind too much. 🙂
YAY for Giftmas and Elsa! 😀
My foot has been giving me all sorts of complaints since Thursday, but it is at least slowly (finally) healing.