Game of Thrones in Europe. From Amsterdam to Belfast. The Neo-Gothic church Posthoornkerk in Amsterdam is the first stop in Europe of the exhibition of the famous TV series Game of Thrones, which later, next month, will move to Belfast.
Then, the Dutch capital is the first stop in Europe of the exhibition Game of Thrones. From last Saturday until 27, it offers an immersion in George RR Martin’s imaginary land of kings, knights, warriors, wild scholars and even dragons and undead.
The exhibition includes more than 70 original pieces used in the shooting. Among these pieces stands a replica of the Iron Throne used in the shooting, as well as crowns, jewelry, suits and dresses, armor, shields, swords, bows, helmets, codices and other manuscripts, and even models of dragons and their eggs .
In your organization have collaborated Artisans, a company responsible for the “props” and scenery of the series, plus costume designer Michele Clapton.
Furthermore, the exhibition allows the public to know details of the production and even some secrets of shooting, like storyboards action scenes or the trick used to simulate snow on the clothing of John Snow, bastard of Eddard Stark.
Visitors can also intervene in a decisive naval battle that takes place in the series, shooting with a bow.
The exhibition is organized by the TV series producer, the HBO U.S., and comes to Amsterdam after passing through Toronto, New York and Sao Paulo. In the month of June will be moved to Belfast, where there are major studies of Game of Thrones.
The actors Maisie Williams (the young Arya Stark, intrepid descendant of the noble Eddard Stark), Liam Cunningham (the smuggler Davos Seaworth) and Carice van Houten (disturbing Melissandre of Asshai, also known as the “Red Woman”) attended the opening.
Definitely, a great opportunity for those who love fantasy and legendary worlds.
Enjoy your day!