Vlisco in Dutch TV show ‘De Wereld Draait Door’
9 April 2014 — Vlisco’s Creative Director Roger Gerards was yesterday’s guest on the very popular Dutch TV talk show ‘De Wereld Draait Door’. The Vlisco piece was one of the items on the show with Roger interviewed by programme host Matthijs van Nieuwkerk alongside table guests TV presenter Paul de Leeuw and economist Mathijs Bouman. The interview which is in Dutch focus on Vlisco’s creative story, our place in West African fashion, the history of our designs and why they are so popular in Africa. Here you can see Vlisco’s item in the show: http://dewerelddraaitdoor.vara.nl/media/312610
Background to the show:
The Dutch are very familiar with ‘De Wereld Draait Door’ but for those outside the Netherlands here is some background:
De Wereld Draait Door (the title means: “The World keeps turning”) is a talk show on Nederland 1, the flagship of Dutch public broadcasting. The host is Matthijs van Nieuwkerk and guests sit at a large table with the host and other “table guests” to discuss a mix of news, information, television bloopers and general entertainment. Guests include politicians, celebrities, artists, business people or simply those involved in projects or organizations that are topics of interest.