Holland Festival

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Country and Region NetherlandsNorth Holland
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Festival Contact Information

Holland Festival
Piet Heinkade 5
1019 BR Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Phone: (31) 207-882-100
Fax: (31) 20-788-21-02
Email: info@hollandfestival.nl

Festival Description

The Holland Festival is one of the biggest arts events in the Dutch calendar and fills Amsterdam with culture for more than three weeks. The festival presents a platform of interesting artistic performances in all forms of theatre and music—mostly modern and contemporary. The event is a showcase of today’s modern culture to be shared among the global arts community. Performances take place at the new modern music venue—Muziekgebouw.

Festival Dates June 1 - 28, 2012
Festival Links http://www.hollandfestival.nl/

Other Sources:

Podcast Interviews:
Articles and Reviews:
  • Holland Festival terug naar zijn wortels. Pierre Audi kiest voor muziek en muziektheater. Door Sander Hiskemüller (Radio Nederland Wereldomroep, 17 Juni 2005)
  • Holland Festival begonnen (Planet, 01 Juni 2005)
  • Ivo, Chekhov, No Nudes. Van Hove Tackles ‘Three Sisters’ at the Holland Festival. By Julie Phillips (The Village Voice, June 25 - July 1, 2003)
  • Het Van Hove-Festival. Door Max Arian (De Groene Amsterdammer van 17 Juni 1998)
  • Tomatoes and their consequences. (50th Holland Festival) By Steven Drukman (American Theatre; November 1, 1997)
  • A number of critical articles and reviews on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the festival (NRC Webpagina’s, 1 Juli 1997)

    Press releases:
  • Holland Festival 2006 Expands into Visual Culture

  • Holland Festival 2000

  • For the history of the Holland Festival from 1947 till 1997 there’s a Dutch book, ‘Vijftig jaar Holland Festival, een Nederlands wonder’ by Jessica Voeten.

  • Holland Festival, 1954


Practical Info:

  • Concertgebouw
    Concertgebouwplein 2-6 Phone (31) 20-671-83-45 Transportation Tram 2-3-5-12-16-24-25 Bus 145-170-197 Parking garage Museumplein (entrance Van Baerlestra) http://www.concertgebouw.nl
  • Het Muziektheater
    Amstel 3 
Phone: (31) 20-625-54-55
    The Muziektheater has an infra red installation for hearing aids.
    Tram 4-9-14-16-24-25 
Bus 31-56-150 
Metro: stop Waterlooplein 
Parking garages Muziektheater, Waterlooplein and Markenhoven
  • Theater Bellevue
    Leidsekade 90 
Phone (31) 20-530-53-01
    Bellevue has an installation for hearing aids
    Tram 1-2-5-6-7-10-20 
Bus 170-171-172
  • Additional venue information:


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