- 20 Nov. → 03 Dec. '17Istanbul
Atta festivalThis years' Atta Festival will have a focus on Dutch performances and activities. The 2nd edition of this international arts festival for children and young people will take place in Istanbul between 20 November and 3 December 2017.The Festival plans to programme following performances and/or activities:
BonteHond with its famous and well respected 'IPET (AAIPET)', to be performed for a week long run in various venues in Istanbul, including school visits and workshops too. BonteHond’s schedule for Istanbul is planned from 30th November till 5th December 2017.
Mezrab Cultural Center has couple of different activities to be presented at Atta Festival. First activity is the storytelling performance 'Night Flight', which is a true story of the artist himself; Sahand Sahebdivani who travelled from Iran to the Netherlands when he was 5 years old. The performance consists of a storyteller and a musician, and it comes in an important moment when people are immigrating from one country to another.Second activity is storytelling with paintings by Farnoosh Farnia. Farnoosh chooses paintings from different periods and styles which includes Dutch paintings to work with children between 8-10 years old. Sahand Sahebdivani is also going to give workshops on storytelling on how to deliver a story in a perfomance. Mezrab’s activities will take place between 20th November till 29th November 2017 at various venues, school visits included.
Atta Festival also plans to have a talk on the theme of 'Arts & Culture for Children in Turkey and Europe', in which experts from different fields such as performing arts, literature, film, and music, will be invited to discuss arts for children and their creative process. Atta Festival organises this talk in collaboration with Istanbul Theatre Festival.
These Dutch activities at Atta festival receive financial support from Dutch Performing Arts.
Image: IPET by Bonte Hond. Photo: KAMERICH & BUDWILOWITZ-EYES
- 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.