• 24 October → 28 OctoberLas Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain

    Womex 2018

    Together with open source network World Music Forum NL, Dutch Performing Arts is representing Dutch artists and music professionals at WOMEX.
  • 20 July → 22 JulyHilversum

    Visitors programme Wonderfeel festival

    From 20 to 22 July the Wonderfeel classical music festival is being staged in the midst of nature close to Hilversum.
  • 28 June → 29 JuneRotterdam

    inJazz 2018

    inJazz and Dutch Performing Arts are collaborating closely on an international programme to introduce (new) Dutch work, musicians and bands to international platforms.
  • 11 June → 17 JuneLeeuwarden

    ISPA Congress Leeuwarden

    The 102nd edition of the ISPA congress will be in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. Leeuwarden-Friesland 2018 will host the congress. Dutch Performing Arts and Performing Arts Fund NL are financially supporting this edition.
  • 24 May → 26 MayUtrecht, the Netherlands

    Spring Performing Arts Festival 2018

    In close collaboration with Spring Performing Arts Festival, Dutch Performing Arts organises a special visitors programme for international professionals.
  • 24 May → 27 MayAmersfoort

    Belgian focus at Amersfoort Jazz

    Amersfoort Jazz is a contempororary and dynamic international festival for World Jazz music, which takes place in the city of Amersfoort from 24 to 27 May, 2018.
  • 22 May → 24 MayRotterdam, The Netherlands

    Operadagen Rotterdam / Operatie Muziektheater 2018

    Operadagen Rotterdam organises a professionals programme, supported by Dutch Performing Arts.
  • 18 May → 18 MayDe Doelen, Rotterdam

    Classical:NEXT Classical music for young audiences

    During Classical:Next, Oorkaan will organise a session about reinventing the classical concert format.
  • 18 May → 18 MayBrighton, United Kingdom

    Dutch Impact showcase at The Great Escape 2018

    Come and celebrate that the Netherlands is the lead international partner of this years The Great Escape Festival.
  • 16 May → 19 MayDe Doelen, Rotterdam

    Classical:NEXT 2018

    De Doelen and Dutch Performing Arts are promoting the classical and contemporary music scene at the Dutch Pavilion during Classical:NEXT 2018.
  • 02 May → 06 MayRotterdam, The Netherlands

    Circusstad Festival

    The spectacle of the circus, the creativity of the theatre, the beauty of dance and live music that draws you in: you will find all this at Circusstad Festival.
  • 19 April → 22 AprilBremen

    Jazzahead! 2018

    Together with inJazz/Buma Cultuur, Dutch Performing Arts is presenting the Dutch jazz scene at Jazzahead! in Bremen, Germany.
  • 07 April → 07 AprilSage Level Three Bar, Gateshead, United Kingdom

    Going Dutch reception Gateshead International Jazz Festival

    On Saturday, 7 April 2018, Jazz Promotion Network (JPN) is organising a Going Dutch reception, co-hosted with Gateshead International Jazz Festival.
  • 15 March → 15 MarchDutch New Wave House, Waller Ballroom, 700 E. 6th St. Austin, Texas

    Dutch Impact showcase at SXSW Music 2018

    The South by Southwest Music and Media Conference (SXSW) is a six-day event held every March in Austin, Texas.
  • 07 March → 07 MarchThe Greyhound, 1 Kensington Square Kensington London, United Kingdom

    Dutch Impact showcase at ILMC 2018

    Dutch Music Export invites you to an evening of free booze, delicious food, networking opportunities, and showcases from the very best contemporary bands currently making waves in The Netherlands.
  • 11 January → 11 January666 Third Avenue, 18th floor New York between 42nd & 43rd Street

    Networking reception JanArtsNYC

    At 11 January 2018 Dutch Culture USA will host a networking reception on the occasion of the Industry Events as part of JanArtsNYC. JanArtsNYC is one of the largest and most influential gatherings of the performing arts scene. At the reception you can meet the representatives of a myriad of theatre and music organizations from Flanders & the Netherlands as well as key representatives from ISPA.
  • 08 December → 08 DecemberRennes, France

    Dutch Impact Reception @ Rencontres Trans Musicales 2017

    At 8 December, Dutch Impact will host a reception at the French music festival Rencontres Trans Musicales. During this festival, three Dutch acts will perform to a group of international media and key industry players.
  • 22 November → 22 November11 Hoxton Square, London

    Dutch Impact showcase First Fifty

    Dutch Music Export and The Great Escape invite you to the Dutch Impact Showcase at Wednesday 22 November at the London bar Zigfrid von Underbelly. Amsterdam-born musician Pitou will give a performance. During this networking event from 5.30-7.30pm there are free drinks and food available, with courtesy of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
  • 09 November → 12 November's-Hertogenbosch

    Visitors programme November Music 2017

    November Music is an international music festival based in 's-Hertogenbosch. Visitors to November Music 2017 can fully enjoy today's eclectic musical landscape. The festival showcases the prominent composers of our time. Not to mention top-notch ensembles, jazz & world pioneers, sound installations, and interdisciplinary concerts. November Music takes place from 2 through 12 November at various locations in the Dutch city of 's-Hertogenbosch.
  • 03 November → 05 NovemberMuziekgebouw Eindhoven and other locations

    Visitors Programme So What's Next?

    Jazz is the starting point but certainly not the only frame of reference at So What’s Next? On Friday 3, Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 November 2017, the fifth neon-lit edition of the renowned jazz and beyond music festival takes place in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. During this festival, Dutch Performing Arts welcomes 4 British jazz professionals in the context of the Going Dutch programme. View the list of attendees below in pdf.
  • 27 October → 29 OctoberLantarenVenster

    Visitors programme Festival Jazz International Rotterdam

    According to many music lovers, Festival Jazz International Rotterdam is the place to discover new sounds, to meet each other and to enjoy the best music. Small-scale in scheme, on the skin of the musicians, and with sublime international programming and the hottest bands of the moment. In collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, the festival organises a visitors' programme for international professionals.
  • 25 October → 29 OctoberKatowice, Poland

    WOMEX 2017

    Together with open source network World Music Forum NL, Dutch Performing Arts is representing Dutch artists and music professionals at WOMEX.
  • 18 October 4 Bis Cité Veron, Paris

    Dutch Impact showcase at MaMa 2017

    The Dutch Impact showcase will once again return to MaMA Festival & Convention in France to highlight new and emerging acts from The Netherlands. The acts will perform to a host of international media and key industry players.
  • 22 September → 30 SeptemberHalle 4, Jahrhunderthalle Bochum, Germany

    Ruhrtriënnale: Cosmopolis

    April in New York. Eric Packer, an unscrupulous 28-year-old billionaire is driving across town for a haircut in his stretch limo. All around the world exchange rates are shaky and the markets are tanking. The heart of the metropolis is on the verge of breaking point. The President is making an official visit, vast crowds of fans have turned out for the funeral of a Sufi rapper, violence erupts at anti-globalization demonstrations and artists mount guerrilla actions to gain publicity. Even Eric Packer’s life is running out of control.
  • 21 September → 24 SeptemberGebläsehalle, Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord, Germany

    Ruhrtriënnale: Homo Instrumentalis

    From spear to smartphone: over the centuries, human beings have developed countless tools to master their world. But do we really rule our technology, or are we in its grasp?
  • 06 September → 10 SeptemberUtrecht, The Netherlands

    Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2017

    Gaudeamus presents, organises, promotes, and supports the newest music by pioneering talent and has been an advocate of trailblazing composers around the world for 70 years. Gaudeamus organises an international visitors programme during Gaudeamus Muziekweek in collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts. View the list of international attendees of the visitors programme below.
  • 25 August → 26 AugustAduard, Groningen, Garnwerd, Feerwerd

    Visitors programme SummerJazzCycleTour 2017

    The SummerJazzCycleTour and Dutch Performing Arts work closely together again this year to present Dutch work, musicians and bands to British and Irish presenters.
  • 18 August → 30 SeptemberRuhr Area, Germany

    Ruhrtriënnale 2017

    Music, dance, theatre, performance and fine arts in the former industrial buildings of the Ruhr Area: that‘s the Ruhrtriennale. The Dutch programmes at the Ruhrtriennale are financially supported by Dutch Performing Arts.
  • 27 July → 05 AugustOostende, Belgium

    Dutch focus at Theater aan Zee 2017

    Theater aan Zee (TAZ) has a Dutch focus this year, supported by Dutch Performing Arts.
  • 22 June → 23 JuneRotterdam, the Netherlands

    Visitors' programme inJazz 2017

    inJazz and Dutch Performing Arts work closely together on an international visitors' programme to introduce (new) Dutch work, musicians & bands to international presenters.
  • 19 May → 21 MayUtrecht, The Netherlands

    Highlights from the Lowlands @ SPRING 2017

    SPRING Performing Arts Festival organises a programme for international performing arts programmers in co-operation with Dutch Performing Arts and Kunstenpunt/Flanders Arts Institute.
  • 18 May → 20 MayBrighton, United Kingdom

    Dutch Impact showcase at The Great Escape 2017

    CUT_, Dakota, Kim Janssen, Klangstof and Pip Blom are playing at the Dutch Impact showcase at The Great Escape.
  • 17 May → 20 MayRotterdam, The Netherlands

    Classical:NEXT 2017 - Lunch with the Residents

    As part of 'Seriously? Adventures in Music' and in the context of Classical:NEXT, de Doelen organises 'Lunch with the Residents' on 18 and 19 May.
  • 12 May → 21 MayRotterdam, The Netherlands

    Operadagen Rotterdam / Operatie Muziektheater 2017

    Operadagen Rotterdam organises a professionals programme, supported by Dutch Performing Arts.
  • 02 May → 24 MayParis, France

    Dutch Performing Arts | en France: Dutch focus at Chantiers d'Europe festival

    The Chantiers d'Europe festival at the Théâtre de la Ville in Paris has a Dutch focus this year.
  • 27 April → 30 AprilBremen, Germany

    Jazzahead! 2017

    Together with inJazz/Buma Cultuur Dutch Performing Arts presents the Dutch Jazz scene at Jazzahead! in Bremen.
  • 08 March → 10 MarchLondon, United Kingdom

    Dutch Impact showcase at ILMC 2017

    Navarone, DOOL, Paceshifters and Amber Arcades are playing at the Dutch Impact showcase at ILMC.
  • 01 March → 02 MarchValenciennes, France

    Dutch Performing Arts | en France: Cabaret de curiosités

    In collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, the festival Cabaret de curiosités has a 'Dutch touch' this edition.
  • 24 January → 26 JanuaryHamburg, Berlin & Cologne, Germany

    Dutch Pop Nights

    Three Dutch bands are going to play at the first Dutch Pop Nights in Germany presented by key music magazine musikexpress: GOSTO, Jo Goes Hunting and Mozes and the Firstborn.
  • 22 January → 22 JanuaryNewcastle, United Kingdom

    Going Dutch: Jazz North East presents the best of today's Dutch jazz scene

    This weekend is the first result of an exciting collaboration between Dutch Performing Arts and the Jazz Promotion Network (JPN). In 2016, more than 25 festivals, venues and promotors from the JPN network were welcomed during 5 different jazz showcases and festivals in the Netherlands. In 2017 Dutch Performing Arts will support a touring project for (by JPN selected) Dutch musicians/groups in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
  • 01 January → 31 DecemberUnited Kingdom & Republic of Ireland

    Going Dutch: jazz from the Netherlands 2017

    Dutch Performing Arts commissioned the Jazz Promotion Network to coordinate the focus programme going Dutch in 2017 to support Dutch jazz musicians and/or groups to perform and tour in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. There are plans to continue the programme in 2018.
  • 12 December → 17 DecemberMarseille, France

    Dutch Performing Arts | en France: Dutch focus at BNMFEST#2

    Ballet National de Marseille organises BNMFEST, the Ballet’s large annual meet-up in its studios. This time there's is a Dutch focus.
  • 30 November → 04 DecemberRennes, France

    Dutch Impact showcase at Les Rencontres Trans Musicales 2016

    The Mysterons, Pink Oculus and Weval are playing at the Dutch Impact showcase on 1 December at Les Rencontres Trans Musicales 2016.
  • 14 November → 19 NovemberMontreal, Canada

    CINARS 2016

    Dutch Performing Arts is present at the CINARS biennale 2016. Milone Reigman (who is also selected for a pitch session) and Josee Hussaarts, artistic director of Theatergroep Kwatta (part of the official programme), are at booth 108 and Anja Krans, programme manager of Dutch Performing Arts, is also at the biennale.
  • 04 November → 13 November's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

    November Music 2016

    November Music, an international music festival based in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, organises an international visitors' programme in collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts to introduce (new) Dutch work, musicians, composers and companies to international presenters from November 11 - 13.
  • 26 October → 29 OctoberBilbao, Spain

    Dutch Impact showcase at BIME 2016

    MY BABY and The Cosmic Carnival are playing at the Dutch Impact showcase at BIME 2016.
  • 19 October → 21 OctoberAmsterdam, The Netherlands

    ADE Beats 2016

    ADE Beats is the hip-hop, bass and beats conference during Amsterdam Dance Event on October 21. In collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, ADE Beats organises a visitors’ programme focused on international professionals from the hip-hop, bass and beats scene from October 19 - 21.
  • 19 October → 23 OctoberSantiago de Compostela, Spain

    WOMEX 2016

    Together with World Music Forum NL, Dutch Performing Arts is presenting Dutch World @ WOMEX.
  • 12 October → 14 OctoberParis, France

    Dutch Impact showcase at MaMa 2016

    Amber Arcades and PAUW are playing at the Dutch Impact showcase at MaMa Festival. Dutch Impact is powered by Dutch Performing Arts and Buma Cultuur, often in collaboration with the Dutch embassy or consulate.
  • 07 October → 09 OctoberAmsterdam, The Netherlands

    October Meeting 2016

    October Meeting is an exciting three-day get-together of some of the leading young improvising musicians from the Netherlands and surrounding countries.
  • 21 September → 24 SeptemberHamburg, Germany

    Dutch Impact showcase at Reeperbahn Festival 2016

    Rats on Rafts, Afterpartees, Klangstof, Bombay, Klyne, Black Oak and Sevdaliza are playing at the Dutch Impact showcase at the Reeperbahn Festival. Dutch Impact is powered by Dutch Performing Arts and Buma Cultuur, often in collaboration with the Dutch embassy or consulate.
  • 07 September → 08 SeptemberAmsterdam, The Netherlands

    Dutch Delta Sounds 2016

    Showcase festival Dutch Delta Sounds is the celebration of the 10th anniversary of open source network World Music Forum NL. Two days of showcases of the best that Dutch world music has to offer.
  • 07 September → 11 SeptemberUtrecht, The Netherlands

    Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2016

    Gaudeamus presents, organises, promotes, and supports the newest music by pioneering talent and has been an advocate of trailblazing composers around the world for 70 years. Gaudeamus organises an international visitors' programme during Gaudeamus Muziekweek in collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts.
  • 26 August → 28 AugustGroningen, The Netherlands

    SummerJazzCycleTour 2016

    The SummerJazzCycleTour and Dutch Performing Arts work closely together on an international visitors' programme to introduce (new) Dutch work, musicians and bands to the right international presenters.
  • 24 August → 28 AugustCologne, Germany

    Dutch Impact showcase at c/o pop Festival 2016

    Bombay, PAUW and Rats on Rafts are playing at the Dutch Impact showcase at the c/o pop festival. Dutch Impact is powered by Dutch Performing Arts and Buma Cultuur, often in collaboration with the Dutch embassy or consulate.
  • 12 August → 24 SeptemberRuhr Area, Germany

    Ruhrtriënnale 2016

    Music, dance, theatre, performance and fine arts in the former industrial buildings of the Ruhr Area: that‘s the Ruhrtriennale. The Dutch programmes at the Ruhrtriennale are financially supported by Dutch Performing Arts.
  • 11 July → 31 JulyRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    HOBRA - artistic residence Netherlands-Brasil

    In the period leading up to the Olympic Games, the Dutch cultural programme HOBRA will be held in Rio de Janeiro from 11 to 31 July. Ten Dutch and ten Brazilian artists and other creative professionals will form teams of 2. Each duo will create a new work within three weeks. The results will be presented to the Brazilian and international public during a large-scale concluding event.
  • 24 June → 25 JuneRotterdam, The Netherlands

    inJazz 2016

    inJazz (formerly known as Jazzdag) is one of the most important network and showcase events in The Netherlands when it comes to jazz.
  • 06 June → 12 JuneNew York, USA

    Northside Festival 2016

    Together with the Dutch consulate in New York, Dutch Performing Arts is organising a trade mission to and a showcase at the Northside Festival in New York. Later this year a simular trade mission to CMJ will take place.
  • 25 May → 28 MayRotterdam, The Netherlands

    Classical:NEXT 2016

    Classical:NEXT is the international conference for professionals from all branches of the genre. The conference is held at and co-produced by de Doelen.
  • 20 May → 29 MayRotterdam, The Netherlands

    Operadagen Rotterdam / Music Theatre NOW 2016

    Operadagen Rotterdam is an international festival with a focus on new developments in opera and music theatre.
  • 19 May → 21 MayBrighton, United Kingdom

    Dutch Impact showcase at The Great Escape 2016

    Amber Arcades, Klyne, PAUW, Pink Oculus and Tim Vantol are playing at the Dutch Impact showcase at The Great Escape on May 20 from 12 pm till 4 pm at Komedia (44-47 Gardner Street, North Laine, Brighton, BN1 1UN).
  • 19 May → 28 MayUtrecht, the Netherlands

    SPRING 2016

    In close collaboration with SPRING, Dutch Performing Arts organises a special visitors' programme for international professionals. The theme of the programme is Aesthetics and Activism.
  • 13 May → 29 MayNorwich, United Kingdom

    Norfolk & Norwich Festival 2016

    For the next three years Dutch Performing Arts is working together with arts festival Norfolk & Norwich to present exciting Dutch work there.
  • 21 April → 24 AprilBremen, Germany

    Jazzahead! 2016

    Together with inJazz/Buma Cultuur Dutch Performing Arts presents the Dutch Jazz scene at Jazzahead! in Bremen.
  • 14 April → 17 AprilAmsterdam, The Netherlands

    IETM Amsterdam 2016

    'Live arts in Digital times' will be the main theme of the next IETM Spring Plenary Meeting in Amsterdam, 14-17 April 2016.
  • 17 March → 19 MarchMarseille, France

    Babel Med 2016

    The 12th edition of Babel Med will bring together all the world music business and cultural representatives, for one of the busiest european musical events.
  • 15 March → 20 MarchAustin (Texas), USA

    Dutch Impact showcase at SXSW Music 2016

    The South by Southwest Music and Media Conference (SXSW) is a six-day event held every March in Austin, celebrating 30 years in 2016.
  • 15 March → 20 MarchAustin (Texas), USA

    ADE goes SXSW

    ADE is bringing some of the finest electronic music talent from The Netherlands to one of the busiest and largest showcase events in the world: SXSW.
  • 05 March → 13 NovemberNRW, Germany

    Cultural programme in context of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2016

    The Netherlands and Flanders are the joint Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2016.
  • 03 March → 06 MarchLondon, UK

    Dutch Impact showcase at ILMC 2016

    The International Live Music Conference (ILMC) is the leading annual gathering of professionals involved in the global touring, festival and live entertainment industries. ILMC 28 will take place in London from 3-6 March 2016.
  • 13 January → 16 JanuaryGroningen, The Netherlands

    Eurosonic/Noorderslag 2016

    Eurosonic Noorderslag is Europe’s leading conference and showcase festival, focusing on live music.
  • 10 December → 12 DecemberGhent, Belgium

    Dutch Impact showcase at Glimps 2015

    Glimps is an international showcase festival in Ghent, Belgium. Turkish jazz, Slovakian indie, or French electro: more than 60 artists from all over Europe play at 11 venues.
  • 02 December → 06 DecemberRennes, France

    Dutch Impact showcase at Les Rencontres Trans Musicales

    Les Rencontres Trans Musicales is a music festival that takes place in Rennes, Brittany, France. Since the festival's beginning, it has been renowned for revealing the "next big thing" in music.
  • 04 November → 08 November's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

    November Music 2015

    November Music is an international music festival based in ‘s-Hertogenbosch.
  • 28 October → 31 OctoberBilbao, Spain

    Dutch Impact showcase at BIME 2015

    BIME is an international music festival and conference. The Deaf and De Staat will be playing at the Dutch Impact showcase at BIME on 28 October at La Ribera.
  • 21 October → 25 OctoberBudapest, Hungary

    Dutch World @ Womex 2015

    WOMEX is an international networking platform for the world music industry. The annual five-day event will take place in Budapest, Hungary, from Wednesday 21 to Sunday 25 October 2015. Together with World Music Forum NL, Dutch Performing Arts is presenting Dutch World @ WOMEX.
  • 16 October → 16 OctoberAmsterdam, The Netherlands

    ADE Beats 2015

    ADE Beats is the new hip-hop, bass and beats conference at Amsterdam Dance Event. ADE Beats organises an international visitors' programme in collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts.
  • 14 October → 16 OctoberParis, France

    Dutch Impact showcase at MaMa 2015

    Following the success of the 2014 edition, MaMA returns this year for 3 days from 14 to 16 October with more than 120 concerts and 50 meetings, conferences and debates.
  • 23 September → 26 SeptemberHamburg, Germany

    Dutch Impact showcase at Reeperbahn Festival

    The Reeperbahn Festival combines concerts in a variety of pop-cultural genres with an arts programme and a platform for professionals in the music and digital industries. It is Germany’s largest club festival and since its debut in 2006 has grown to become one of the most important meeting places for the music industry worldwide.
  • 09 September → 13 SeptemberUtrecht, The Netherlands

    Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2015

    Gaudeamus presents, organises, promotes, and supports the newest music by pioneering talent. Gaudeamus has been an advocate of trailblazing composers around the world for 70 years.
  • 19 August → 23 AugustCologne, Germany

    Dutch Impact showcase at c/o pop Festival

    From 19 to 23 August, it’s that time again: The c/o pop Festival brings international stars, acclaimed newcomers and still unknown insider tips onto the Cologne music stages.
  • 14 August → 26 SeptemberRuhr Area, Germany

    Ruhrtriënnale 2015

    Music, dance, theatre, performance and fine arts in the former industrial buildings of the Ruhr Area: that‘s the Ruhrtriennale.
  • 26 June → 27 JuneRotterdam

    Jazzdag 2015

    The Jazzdag is one of the most important networkevents in the Netherlands for Dutch jazz. For two days in June, de Kop van Zuid in Rotterdam is the centre of all things jazz when the Jazzdag is held in LantarenVenster, Theater Walhalla and Hotel New York.
  • 22 May → 31 MayRotterdam, The Netherlands

    Operadagen Rotterdam / Operatie Muziektheater 2015

    Operadagen Rotterdam is an international festival with a focus on new developments in opera and music theatre.
  • 20 May → 23 MayDe Doelen, Rotterdam

    Classical:NEXT | Dutch focus

    Dutch Performing Arts organises a visitors' programme at the music conference Classical:NEXT for presenters from all over the world.
  • 14 May → 16 MayBrighton

    Dutch artists at The Great Escape

    The Great Escape (TGE) is a music festival that showcases emerging artists from all over the world taking place this year from May 14 - 16. Over 400 up and coming bands play in 35 Brighton venues.
  • 23 April → 25 AprilBremen, Germany

    Jazzahead 2015

    Jazzahead is an annual exhibition and the leading meeting point for the international jazz scene hosted in Bremen, Germany. Jazzahead is one of the most important international networking spots for jazz musicians. Together with Jazzdag/Buma Cultuur Dutch Performing Arts presents the Dutch Jazz scene in Bremen.
  • 26 March → 28 MarchMarseille, France

    Babel Med 2015

    The 11th edition of Babel Med will bring together all the world music business and cultural representatives, for one of the busiest european musical events.
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