On 12 April a delegation of the Universitas Indonesia visited Leiden. Led by UI’s rector, Prof. Dr. Anis, an agreement was signed that will strengthen cooperation between the two Science Faculties. The Hortus botanicus will make its expertise available for the establishment of a botanical garden on the UI Campus in Jakarta.
15 May and 16 May 2016: Hofjesconcerten (Courtyard concerts)
In the weekend of Whitsun the Hortus is filled with classical music. For only €5 you can have entrance to over 25 old Leyden courtyards. For the Hortus the regular entrance also applies. For more information about the program, please visit the website of the Hofjesconcerten.
On Saturday 7 May the Hortus will be transformed in an open fair. More than twenty participants will be showing and selling their specialties. This ranges from roses, exotic plants and carnivora to olive oil and bulbs. Regular entrance fee applies.