SWITCH ’20 at Lucent Danstheater, The Hague

Nederlands Dans Theater’s Switch 2020 took place in a vast arena created in the Lucent Dans Theater, the company’s headquarters in the centre of the The Hague. With seating on four sides, the huge open space provided the perfect stage on which to present this spectacular evening of dance.

WINTER NACHTEN FESTIVAL 2020 in The Hague

18th January – PETINA GAPPAH & JOLYN PHILLIPS ON RE-WRITING AFRICA.
Zimbabwean novelist and lawyer, Petina Gappah and South African poet and songwriter, Jolyn Phillips, spoke about reclaiming history and language

ART CENTRAL ROTTERDAM  January 2020

A group of ten Rotterdam galleries have got together with Art Index Rotterdam to create Art Central, an occasional event whereby they join forces to create a little circuit, perhaps outside normal opening hours, whereby the public is able to wander from one gallery to another in a leisurely manner. This is the event’s second manifestation.

SLOW FASHION in Dordrecht

The ‘slow’ fashion on display at the Dordrechts Museum, focuses on the changing fashion silhouette from the 18th till the 20th century. Some exhibited items were hardly altered, with the costumes displayed next paintings or in photos where they are worn. Other items were worn by later generations at masked balls or other fun events.

CHANGES TO THE TEAM AT 1646 IN THE HAGUE

Important change have been announced to the curatorial team at the 1646 cultural organization in The Hague. After 15 years of working closely together, Floris Kruidenberg and Nico Feragnoli are leaving 1646 to embark on new projects.

Netherlands Violin Competition in Utrecht

Preview of the 27th NETHERLANDS VIOLIN COMPETITION which will take place in Utrecht in January. More than 100 candidates will compete for prizes in four different age categories. The finalists of the prestigious Oskar Back category for professional violinists in the age of 18 to 26 years await a tremendous career boost.