Every trading day the gong is sounded in Amsterdam to mark the opening (9.00 am) and closing (17.30 pm) of the trading session.
The founders of Amsterdam Film Week, Matthijs ten Berge, Fulko Kuindersma and Ferry van Zijderveld, opened trading at the Amsterdam stock exchange to highlight the start of the 2011 Amsterdam Film Week.
Amsterdam Film Week is a new film festival. This year's best award winning films will be shown during the festival, which lasts from 1 to 6 November. The festival will feature the winners of Academy Awards and Golden Globes as well as films shown at high profile film festivals such as Cannes, Sundance and the Tribeca Film Festival. The mayor of Amsterdam, Eberhard van der Laan, will open the Amsterdam Film Festival on 1 November.
For more information: www.amsterdamfilmweek.com