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BravaHDTV Logo
Launched July 3, 2007
Owned by TV Digitaal BV and Strengholt BV
Picture format 1080i (HD)
Country Netherlands
Broadcast area Europe
Headquarters Naarden
Sister channel(s) Brava3D
TV Oranje
CanalDigitaal (Netherlands) Channel 27
TV Vlaanderen (Flanders) Channel 103
Sky Link (Czech Republic) Channel ?
Ziggo (Netherlands) (BravaNL in SD only)
UPC (Netherlands) (BravaNL in SD only)
CAIW (Netherlands) Channel 414
Kabel Noord (Netherlands) Channel 322
ZON TVCabo (Portugal) Channel 161
Glashart Media (Netherlands) Channel 372
meo (Portugal) Channel 150

BravaHDTV is a Dutch cultural HDTV channel aimed at the European market which launched on July 3, 2007. The programming consists of opera, ballet, and classical music concerts. Productions are recorded in opera houses such as the Royal Opera House, the Teatro Real, and La Scala. The productions consists of stage performances such as La bohème, Othello, Aida, Swan Lake, Tosca, Zoroastre and Così fan tutte. The channel is founded by Jur Bron and Gerard Ardesch and officially owned by their company TV Digitaal BV. In December 2011 the Brava TV Group announced that Strengholt BV had become co-owner of their three channels BravaHDTV, BravaNL and Brava3D and of sister channel SchlagerTV. Sister channel TV Oranje remains solely owned by TV Digitaal BV. The headquarters moved from Steenwijk to Naarden. The technical distribution centre stayed in Steenwijk.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Jarco Kriek (December 23, 2011). "Strengholt stapt in Brava en SchlagerTV". Totaal TV.  (Dutch)
  2. ^ Robert Briel (December 23, 2011). "Strengholt neemt belang in Brava en SchlagerTV". Broadband TV News.  (Dutch)

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