Panel discussion: How can European universitites play a role in creating the Europe of the future?

Leiden University - Academiegebouw Rapenburg 73, Leiden

It all started with a vision in 2017: a network of European universities that would foster strategic partnerships for student mobility and excellence, while boosting the EU's international clout. Since then, two calls for projects have been published and 41 alliances have been formed, involving 284 universities and colleges. A great success, which was perpetuated […]

Film: The Subjective Factor

Goethe-Institut Amsterdam Herengracht 470, Amsterdam

Opening of the Helke Sander retrospective Helke Sander made a fundamental contribution to the second German feminist wave, which became known as the New Women's Movement. The main characteristic of her work, both in cinema and activism, is breaking with established forms and ideas, breaking the entrenched patterns of cinematographic conventions and creating ever-changing films […]

Benefit Concert for Ukraine

Heilige Familiekerk Kamperfoelieplein 29, The Hague

On Saturday 9 April, 19:00, Hungarian musicians and singers living in the Netherlands, together with the Amsterdam Hungarian Choir (conducted by Máté Lachegyi) and The Hague Hungarian Choir are performing at a benefit concert for the refugees from Ukraine at the Heilige Familiekerk in The Hague. The concert will be musically directed by Katalin Kovács. […]


Concert: With LOVE from ANATOLIA

OBA Amsterdam Oosterdok, Amsterdam

On the occasion of the 700th anniversary of the death of Yunus Emre (one of Turkey's foremost mystical Sufi poet), UNESCO has declared the year 2021 Yunus Emre Year. ​The Yunus Emre Institute Amsterdam  and OBA are organizing a special music and poetry evening in collaboration with  Theo Loevendie, composer and Turkish music lover. Theo […]


Eastern Neighbours Film Festival: “Slovenian new, vibrant cinema”

Filmhuis Den Haag Spui 191, The Hague

ENFF’s special programme highlights the new works from a small country with a great tradition of cinema. Nowadays, many new Slovenian cinema voices are being recognized at big European festivals like Venice, Cannes, and Locarno. From 20-24 April, ENFF will screen several award-winning shorts and new fiction feature films – among them Sanremo by Miroslav Mandic, the Slovenian candidate […]

Wold Book Day at the Cervantes Institute in Utrecht

Instituto Cervantes (Utrecht) - Salón de Actos / Conferentiezaal Domplein 3, Utrecht

Cervantes Institute is happy to announce the celebration of the World Book Day and Spanish Language Day at its headquarters in Utrecht, with poetry as the main themes. Two poets will, therefore, take part of the event: the Chilean Ricardo Cuadros and the Argentine Alejandra Szir. Being a poet does not only mean writing poetry but also reading other poets' work, […]

Lecture: A multicultural island

Istituto Italiano di Cultura Keizersgracht 564, Amsterdam

Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Amsterdam and the Italian Studies Working Group (WIS) present "A multicultural island - The Archeology of Sicily during the Byzantine, Islamic and Norman periods". Lecture by Prof. dr. dr. Joanita Vroom, Professor of Archeology of Medieval and Early Modern Eurasia Faculty of Archeology Leiden University. The event will be held […]

Podcast: Pavel Fuksa

Pavel Fuksa is a highly successful graphic designer, illustrator and creative director. His client list is like a who’s who of top international brands and includes such names as Nike, Facebook, Lego and Google. In this broad-ranging chat Fuksa (39) discusses his creative process and distinctive style, which brings a fresh spin to classic Czechoslovak […]

A Mirror for Europe – Beyond Kitsch?

To end Institut Francais' special program for the French Presidency of the European Union with a bang, they have devised an exceptional series of activities for the month of May: “A Mirror for Europe – Beyond Kitsch? ". We know the values ​​that Europe upholds and which today are more important than ever. How do […]

Book tour: Mithu Sanyal ‘Identitti’

About the book What a scandal: Prof. Dr. Saraswati is white! It couldn't be worse. Just before the Professor of Postcolonial Studies in Düsseldorf had been the 'goddess' of all debates about identity - and had described herself as a person of color. As if Sally Rooney, Beyoncé and Frantz Fanon were watching Sex Education […]

Workshop: Healing & Dealing


Healing & Dealing is a two-part project taking place this spring in Brussels and Helsinki. Dealing will be part of the Stop Hatred Now Festival in Helsinki, focusing on white people and encouraging them to take responsibility for their part within structural white supremacy. Healing will be organised in Brussels as a mirror event to […]

Concert: Homage to Federico Fellini

Amstelkerk Amstelveld 10, Amsterdam

Homage to Federico Fellini - Concert by the orchestra Camerata Strumentale dei Solisti di Prato maecic The Italian Cultural Institute in Amsterdam, in collaboration with CIDIM (Italian National Music Committee) presents the concert "Homage to Federico Fellini" by the orchestra Camerata Strumentale dei Solisti di Prato conducted by Luigi Piovano. The concert that was already […]

Exhibition and conversation: Startpoint

Arti et Amicitiae Rokin 112, Amsterdam

The Czech organisation Startpoint prize for European art graduates offers space to recently graduated artists from all over Europe. A selected number of artists, amongst them Adam Hejduk from the Czech Republic, will exhibit in Arti et Amicitiae in Amsterdam. The opening night will take place on Friday 3 June 2022 from 7 p.m. The […]

Leiden Shorts

Kijkhuis Vrouwenkerksteeg 10, Leiden

Leiden Shorts is the second short film festival in the Netherlands. Over the last 13 years, it has grown into a broad and high-quality festival. Every year, Leiden Shorts receives over 1200 submissions from over 70 countries around the world. The festival curates different side events – such as lectures, workshops and events – and […]

Switzerland @ Holland Festival

This year the Festival is working with Nicolas Stemann from Schauspielhaus Zürich as associate artist. The Schauspielhaus ZH crew will travel to Amsterdam for several guest performances listed below:  -      10-12 June: Der Besuch der Alten Dame, Nicolas Stemann, Schauspielhaus Zürich (ITA Amsterdam) -       14/15 June: Contre-Enguête, Nicolas Stemann, Theatre Vidi Lausanne (ITA Amsterdam) -       17-18 June: Moby […]

€15 – €50

62ª Jornada Hispánica / 62nd Hispanic Journey

ONLY OPEN TO MEMBERS OF ASOHA OR THE UNIÓN DEL BENELUX Did you know that there is a Spanish association in The Hague? Together they speak Spanish and talk about the Spanish language and culture. In 2020, the Spanish association (Asoha) had their 100th birthday, which they are celebrating this year. The event will take […]

Vuelta // Arte. Migrant artists

Instituto Cervantes (Utrecht) - Sala de Exposiciones / Expositiezaal Domplein, 3, Utrecht

This summer, La Vuelta, the Tour of Spain, will start on Dutch soil and will pass through 3 cities: Utrecht, Breda and Den Bosch. In this context, we organize a program with various lectures by Spanish and Dutch artists and art professionals, in which the meeting between the current art and culture of both countries […]

Meet the author: Sara Mesa

OBA Amsterdam Oosterdok, Amsterdam

The fourth meeting of the series The writer as protagonist is with Seville writer Sara Mesa, one of the most awarded young writers in Spanish literature. She will be interviewed by literary critic Ger Groot, accompanied by Nadia Ramer, the Dutch translator of her work. Sara Mesa is a writer and journalist and has published […]

Dance: From Zürich with love

Korzo Theater Prinsestraat 42, Den Haag

In seven years, the dance program at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste in Switzerland has developed into one of the foremost academies for contemporary dance in Europe. The bachelor’s and master’s programs were both shaped by Holland Dance Festival’s natively Swiss director Samuel Wuersten, who was able to use all his experience as the former […]

€10 – €18


beursschouwburg Auguste Ortsstraat 20/28, Brussels

EU-Sámi Week takes place in Brussels from 20th to 22nd June 2022 for the first time ever. The aim of the week is to strengthen the relationship between Sápmi and the EU. The EU Sámi Week is designed to be the first prominent step towards raising awareness among EU decision-makers about the need to include […]

€12 – €15