- 05 Jul. → 07 Jul. '19Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Amsterdam Roots Festival 2019 visitors' programmePart of a first-time collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, Amsterdam Roots Festival organises an international visitors' programme. The festival takes place from 2-10 July 2019 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.The international, multidisciplinairy festival presents an array of artists who are inspired by their roots and cultural background. Through the visitors' programme, international presenters and other professionals in the performing arts will be introduced to a huge variety of Dutch performers. The international visitors' programme runs from 5-7 July 2019 in Amsterdam.
Want to know which international organisations will be attending? Check out the PDF below.
International visitors' will see a great selection of Dutch/ Netherlands-based performers and producers, including performances by:
Heiko Dijker & Sabir Khan
Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra
Dr. Jordan Institute: a new project from Mark Tuinstra en Stefan Kruger (Zuco 103)
Free conference and network meeting
Also part of the international visitors' programme is a miniconference and network meeting titled Art. 27 - Arts for social inclusion, on Saturday 6 July 2019. The Art. 27 programme includes a panel discussion and performances related to issues of social inclusion through the arts in Europe, and speakers and panelists who are arts activists and artists with a refugee background.
The Art. 27 programme:
6 July 2019 at the Volkshotel (Wibautstraat 150, Amsterdam)
17:30 Network meeting & drinks
21:00 - 01:00 DJ Fumilayo at Doka
Check out the PDF at the bottom of this page for more info.
Entry is free, but reservation required through email@example.com.
The full festival programme is soon to be announced on the Amsterdam Roots Festival website.
About Amsterdam Roots Festival
Amsterdam Roots Festival presents a variety of music styles from all over the world. Through this fascinating pallet of diversity, it creates an image of our global society, both in the Netherlands and abroad. The festival presents artistic talent emerging from the exciting middle ground between tradition and innovation. Its multidisciplinary programme features music, film, storytelling, urban dance, talks and circus acts. This year the festival will focus on the theme of belonging and feeling at home, and explore its artistic and social impact.
The international visitors' programme is organised by Amsterdam Roots festival in collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts. The programme is made possible by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.
- 15 Aug. → 27 Oct. '19Shanghai, ChinaWith the support of Dutch Performing Arts, Shanghai-based Art Space for Kids organises a Dutch focus with three youth theatre companies, taking place at various venues in Beijing and Hangzhou, China. Performing are Theatergroep Kwatta, Dadodans and Oorkaan. The Dutch focus rus from August to October 2019.
- 14 Sep. → 4 Nov. '19Ghent, BelgiumIn collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, Flanders Festival Ghent (Gent Festival van Vlaanderen) organises an extensive Dutch programme featuring a host of Netherlands-based artists and groups. The Dutch performances take place from 14 September-4 October 2019 in Ghent, Belgium.
- 18 Sep. → 28 Sep. '19Essen, GermanyYouth theatre company Theater Artemis will give 12 performances of their new production '(…..) - This piece doesn’t give a shit that its title is vague' at arts festival Ruhrtriennale. The company will perform from 18-28 September 2019 in Essen, Germany.
- 20 Sep. → 29 Sep. '19Moscow, RussiaDutch theatre for young audiences returns once more at international festival Gavroche with the support of Dutch Performing Arts. After having programmed a number of Dutch productions in 2013, the festival will present another 11 Dutch youth theatre productions during its 13th edition.
- 20 Sep. → 12 Oct. '19Marseille, FranceIn close collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, interdisciplinary festival Actoral presents performances by Davy Pieters, Michele Rizzo, and Benjamin Khan & Cherish Benszo at various venues in Marseille, France.
- 25 Sep. → 28 Sep. '19Amsterdam, the NetherlandsFestival 12 Point is coming to Amsterdam. The showcase event for emerging and innovative jazz musicians from Europe takes place from 25-28 September 2019 at the BIMHUIS in Amsterdam. Part of a collaboration between Dutch Performing Arts, 12 Points and the BIMHUIS, the 13th edition features a satellite programme (titled 'Orange Line') with Netherlands-based artists and an international visitors' programme.
- 26 Sep. → 29 Sep. '19Berlin, GermanyIn collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, Berlin-based festival BAM! presents performances by three Dutch music theatre companies: Huba de Graaff, Club Gewalt, and Project Wildeman. The music theatre festival also organises a symposium, with a focus on music theater in the Netherlands.
- 3 Oct. → 6 Oct. '19Maastricht, the NetherlandsIn collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, Nederlandse Dansdagen (Dutch Dance Festival) organises an international visitors' programme from 3-6 October in Maastricht, the Netherlands.
- 11 Oct. → 13 Oct. '19Seoul, South KoreaWith the support of Dutch Performing Arts, performer and filmmaker Karel van Laere will do three shows of his performance 'The Non-Present Performer' at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) in Seoul, South Korea.
- 31 Oct. → 2 Nov. '19Washington, the United StatesYouth theatre company Woest gives five performances of their show 'Balancing Bodies' at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
- 2 Nov. → 3 Nov. '19Washington, the United StatesYouth theatre company BonteHond gives four performances of their show 'Get 'M' at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
- 9 Nov. → 10 Nov. '19Washington, the United StatesYouth theatre company Maas Theater en Dans gives five performances of their show 'EGG-tion HERO' at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
- 11 Jan. → 12 Jan. '20Washington, the United StatesMusic theatre company Oorkaan gives five performances of their show 'Glimpse' at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
- 24 Apr. → 26 Apr. '20Washington, the United StatesYouth dance company De Dansers gives five performances of their show 'Pokon' at the Kennedy Center in Washington.