International success Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path
Category: General Thursday, November 20, 2014 5:31 PM
On 12 November 2014, the unique Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path was inaugurated in Eindhoven (The Netherlands). Media from all over the world have featured the news. Within a week, hundreds of publications appeared online and in print. The cycle path was received with enthusiasm, from Madrid to Rio de Janeiro, from China to United Kingdom.
'We are very pleased with the success of the cycle path. The intensive colaboration between the partners has led to a wonderful result. For Van Gogh 2015, 125 years of inspiration, the media attention means an enormous impuls and also the Netherlands in general and the province of Noord-Brabant are presented as an innovative area and an attractive cycling destination.'
'Thanks to the extensive support from our network, the opening of the Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path in combination with the kick-off of Van Gogh 2015 have proved succesful. We are now ready for an entire year of Van Gogh inspired activities' comments Frank van den Eijnden (chairman Van Gogh Europe en director Van Gogh Brabant).
Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path in the media
BBC news technology: glow in the dark cycle path reveiled
CNN: A gorgeous bikepath inspired by Vincent van Gogh has opened
NBC news: Starry night iluminated bike path lights the way for Dutch
For an extensive selection of publications regarding the Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path and Van Gogh 2015: media.