Dutch Technology Week 2018 is fast approaching, and as ever, this year’s program will feature the biggest pub quiz in the Netherlands – Quiz Night XL.
Now in its seventh iteration, this year’s quiz promises to be the largest yet, with close to 1,400 people expected to fill out the Klokgebouw, nearly 200 more players than took part last year.
The hugely popular event is once again being organised by the Eindhoven-based creative events team ‘Number 42‘. For Edwin Verbruggen and Julinka van Keulen, both owners as well as event organisers at Number 42, putting together the monster quiz is serious business.
“Everyone involved in this quiz is working on it the full year”, explains Edwin. “Making notes on their phone of everything they see or hear. Constantly asking ‘why are things like they are?’ Everyone has a huge list of subjects that we happen to bump into”.
“We’re constantly taking notes”, says Julinka, regular host of Quiz Night XL itself. “Whenever I see something in the news. I’m just taking notes throughout the year. Like you’re having a nice glass of champagne and you think, ‘why are those bubbles there?’ Things like that”.Continue reading at E52