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KPN Mooiste Contact Days

Special experiences, unforgettable memories

Promoting social contact and combating loneliness amongst vulnerable groups are at the heart of the KPN Mooiste Contact Days. Amongst other things, elderly people are invited for a special day in, for example, the Rijksmuseum or the Thialf Stadium.

During the KPN Mooiste Contact Days, it’s all about social contact for people for whom this isn’t always obvious. These are days to look forward to every year. For the KPN Mooiste Contact Fonds, for the KPN volunteers, and, of course, for the hundreds of vulnerable elderly and sick young people who get to enjoy a great day together.

In contact in the ‘Rijks’

In 2016, we organized the KPN Mooiste Contact Days in the Rijksmuseum once again. Together with, amongst others, the Hartstichting (Heart Foundation), ’s Heeren Loo and the Salvation Army, we welcomed guests for a visit to the museum.

Spread over 5 days, 500 guests took a bus to the ‘Rijks’ in Amsterdam. The KPN volunteers received them like real VIPs and accompanied them during the tours. With time for a good conversation and attention for the Dutch masters. Of course, the visit wouldn’t have been complete without a visit to ‘The Night Watch’.

Guests are given an explanation about the masterpiece of the Gallery of Honour: the Night Watch. In the summer of 2014, the fund invited a total of 700 people to the museum by the fund.
Golden Age
Golden Age
Rijksmuseum guides told the guests of the KPN Mooiste Contact Day about the paintings of the Golden Age.
After the tour, visitors were photographed with an actor dressed as the country’s most famous painter: Rembrandt van Rijn. A souvenir of a special day.
In total, 450 KPN volunteers guided the invited seniors around the Rijksmuseum. The visitors got background information about the collection via the audio tour.
From Thialf to the theater

As well as visits to the Rijksmuseum, the KPN Mooiste Contact Fonds also arranges other days. For example, in previous years there was a visit to the KPN All-round national championship skating in the Thialf Stadium in Heerenveen and the theater production ‘Tour de Toon’, with songs by Toon Hermans.

Learn more and visit the website of KPN Mooiste Contact Fonds.

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