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  • 06 February 2018

    Holland Festival 2018: A Stage for Great Names and New Talent

    This year the Holland Festival invites artists crossing boundaries from the literal to the metaphoric, with artists from round the world exploring the tensions on the borders between their countries, to artists exploring the boundaries of civilised behaviour personally and in society.

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  • 25 January 2018

    William Kentridge and Faustin Linyekula Associate Artists for Holland Festival 2019

    The South-African visual artist and stage director William Kentridge (1955) and the Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula (1974) have been appointed Associate Artists for the 72nd Holland Festival in 2019.

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  • 26 June 2017

    Holland Festival celebrated its 70th birthday

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  • 22 June 2017

    Annet Lekkerkerker General Director Holland Festival

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  • International stars and new talent at the 70th birthday edition

    2017 Holland Festival programme is one of the largest in its 70 year history with first appearances from Jonas Kaufmann, Jude Law, Mouse on Mars, The Nile Project, Carol Ann Duffy and Rufus Norris; and new works from Romeo Castellucci, Boris Charmatz, Robert Lepage, Wael Shawky, Alain Platel, Julian Rosefeldt (with Cate Blanchett), Pierre Audi and Ivo Van Hove.

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  • aus LICHT – world premiere of highlights from Stockhausen’s masterpiece

    Dutch National Opera, Holland Festival, Royal Conservatory and the Stockhausen Foundation for Music jointly present aus LICHT at the 2019 Holland Festival: a selection from the seven-opera cycle LICHT by Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928—2007) in a performance spread over three consecutive days: in total, 16 hours of live music and 5 hours of electronic music.

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