A programme by Performing Arts Fund NL to promote Dutch music, theatre and dance abroad.
05 Jul. → 07 Jul. '19Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Amsterdam Roots Festival 2019 visitors' programme

A-Mili. Photo: Anne-Marie Kok
Part of a first-time collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, Amsterdam Roots Festival organises an international visitors' programme. The festival takes place from 2-10 July 2019 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
The international, multidisciplinairy festival presents an array of artists who are inspired by their roots and cultural background. Through the visitors' programme, international presenters and other professionals in the performing arts will be introduced to a huge variety of Dutch performers. The international visitors' programme runs from 5-7 July 2019 in Amsterdam.

Want to know which international organisations will be attending? Check out the PDF below.

International visitors' will see a great selection of Dutch/ Netherlands-based performers and producers, including performances by:
Heiko Dijker & Sabir Khan
Sinan Arat
Apichat Pakwan
Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra
the Nordanians
Lady Shaynah
Dr. Jordan Institute: a new project from Mark Tuinstra en Stefan Kruger (Zuco 103)
Trio Qasyoun

Free conference and network meeting
Also part of the international visitors' programme is a miniconference and network meeting titled Art. 27 - Arts for social inclusion, on Saturday 6 July 2019. The Art. 27 programme includes a panel discussion and performances related to issues of social inclusion through the arts in Europe, and speakers and panelists who are arts activists and artists with a refugee background.

The Art. 27 programme:
6 July 2019 at the Volkshotel (Wibautstraat 150, Amsterdam)
16:30 Conference
17:30 Network meeting & drinks
21:00 - 01:00 DJ Fumilayo at Doka

Check out the PDF at the bottom of this page for more info.
Entry is free, but reservation required through guests@amsterdamroots.nl.

The full festival programme is soon to be announced on the Amsterdam Roots Festival website.

About Amsterdam Roots Festival
Amsterdam Roots Festival presents a variety of music styles from all over the world. Through this fascinating pallet of diversity, it creates an image of our global society, both in the Netherlands and abroad. The festival presents artistic talent emerging from the exciting middle ground between tradition and innovation. Its multidisciplinary programme features music, film, storytelling, urban dance, talks and circus acts. This year the festival will focus on the theme of belonging and feeling at home, and explore its artistic and social impact.

The international visitors' programme is organised by Amsterdam Roots festival in collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts. The programme is made possible by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.