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  • 24 March 2020

    Update Holland Festival 2020

    The Holland Festival is currently looking into the consequences of the corona pandemic for the 73rd edition set to take place from 4 through 28 June 2020. We are in daily contact with international and national companies, artists and suppliers. Together, we are looking at the feasibility of presenting the shows in Amsterdam this summer. Naturally, we are following the instructions from the Dutch government and the RIVM as well. It goes without saying that the safety of all involved as well as the audience comes first.

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  • Measures Concerning the Coronavirus

    The Holland Festival is in contact with the Dutch Government and Municipality of Amsterdam and is closely following the instructions from the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and Municipal Health Service (GGD). If necessary in time, the festival will follow these authorities’ instructions and possibly cancel one or more performances.

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  • 11 February 2020

    edition 2020: In pursuit of the we

    From 4 through 28 June 2020 Amsterdam will be abuzz with the 73rd edition of the Holland Festival. This year’s associate artist is Bill T. Jones. His productions at the festival include Deep Blue Sea, a reflection on the interaction between individual and group. Many more of this year’s performances will also be addressing issues of identity and connection.

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  • 10 December 2019

    First Announcements Of Pieces To Be Performed In 2020

    Holland Festival is proud to present the first five of its shows for 2020. Familiar names and new creators from different continents and disciplines will all be bringing their unique perspectives to the stage.

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  • Clarice Gargard joins the Supervisory Board of the Holland Festival

    Clarice Gargard joins the Supervisory Board of the Holland Festival as of 1 October 2019. Clarice M.D. Gargard is a journalist, columnist, programme maker and a social advocate.

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  • 20 May 2019

    Emily Ansenk appointed as Holland Festival's new director

    The Holland Festival’s supervisory board has named Emily Ansenk its new general director as of 1 September. Like the current director, Ansenk will be responsible for the festival’s artistic and business policies. Ansenk will succeed Annet Lekkerkerker, who is leaving the festival at the end of June 2019 after ten years.

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  • 18 February 2019

    Bill T. Jones appointed Associate Artist 2020

    The famous choreographer, director, writer and dancer Bill T. Jones (1952, Bunnell, Florida) will be the associate artist for the Holland Festival 2020. Bill T. Jones will succeed Faustin Linyekula and William Kentridge, who are jointly fulfilling this role for the 2019 festival.

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