DutchNews podcast – The Ophef of the Year Awards 2021 Edition

Who was skating on thin ice in 2021? Photo: Depositphotos
Who was skating on thin ice in 2021? Photo: Depositphotos

Special guest and celebrity roof gardener Molly Quell joins us for the traditional celebration of online outrage, political chicanery and flash-in-the-pan fame that is the DutchNews ophef awards. We have 11 instantly forgettable scandals for you to choose from, but in true Dutch fashion only four of them actually count. Look back in astonishment at a year of ministerial mishaps, penis-shaped cakes, QR codes for dead dictators, unlikely online matchmakers and abstinent Euro-rockers. And don’t forget to vote for your favourite via the link below. You could even win a coveted DutchNews ophef mug!

Vote here – polls close on Thursday, January 13. No correspondence, legal challenges, impromptu press conferences at garden centres or insurrections will be entered into.

Want to support the DutchNews podcast and keep our stocks of drop, gin and stroopwafels healthy? Click here to become a Patreon backer

Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl.

We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.

Make a donation