Friend of the heart

Friend of the heart

As a Friend of the Heart, you experience the festival up close. You get to speak to the creators ahead of the festival, meet other Friends of the Heart during a dinner and contribute to the most special productions.

With your support, the festival can present iconic shows that will be spoken about for decades to come. Thanks to your contribution of € 5,000 a year, the festival can take on a leading position and make adventurous choices.

We will gladly thank you for your support, with

• priority at ticket sales,
• € 5 discount on every first ticket for each show and € 2,50 discount on every
  next ticket for the same show*,
• eight complimentary tickets*, it is also possible to forego free tickets in order
   to give extra support to the festival
• inclusion of your name (if so desired) on the website,
• an invitation for yourself and a guest to:
  -   the festive launch of the programme in spring,
  -   the Friends show,
  -   the Opening show and the festive reception afterwards,
  -   the Autumn reception,
  -   the Friends of the Heart dinner, and
  -   a backstage tour at one of the Holland Festival productions.

* - Certain shows are excluded from this offer:
     Der Freischütz by Dutch National Opera and Hans van Manen Festival
     by Het Nationale Ballet. 
   - The price per ticket, including the discount, may not drop below € 15.

Donating to a cultural institution or charity
Holland Festival has the status of a cultural ANBI*. A donation to an organisation with an ANBI status can be deducted from taxable income as a gift. The amount that you are permitted to deduct depends on the type and size of the gift. Good to know: gifts to several organisations with an ANBI status can be added together. Use this calculator to look at the fiscal benefit in your specific situation.

* Public Benefit Organisation (Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling)

Read more: Fiscal benefits and Giving Act (Geefwet)

Mathilde Smit
tel. +31 (0)20 788 21 18

Friends of the Heart
Mavis Carrilho
Kommer and Josien Damen
Astrid Helstone and Diederik Burgersdijk
Bernard and Ineke Dijkhuizen
Nienke van den Hoek and Alexander Ribbink
Isaäc and Francien Kalisvaart
Kristine Kohlstrand
Joost and Marcelle Kuiper
Roland Kupers
Emma Moloney
Robert Jan and Mélanie van Ogtrop-Quintus
Marsha Plotnitsky
H.J. ten Have and G.C. de Rooij
Anthony and Melanie Ruys
Coen Teulings and Salomé Bentinck
Patty Voorsmit
Hans Wolfert and Marijke Brinkman

Friends of the Heart who want to stay anonymous