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Holland Festival highlights

Our favourite moments from this years extravaganza, catch them before its too late!

Last week truly exemplified the resilience and will of the art world. Holland Festival shook of the setbacks of Corona and put forward their new, adapted, digital festival. In light of their tremendous work, we couldn’t help but put together a final selection of the pieces which shone brightly within what has been a dark few months. Check them out while you still can, support and donate where possible and enjoy art in the age of corona!

The Just and the Blind

Questioning, ‘Why are there so many black men in American prisons?’ this spoken-word performance by Marc Bamuthi Joseph and Daniel Bernard Roumain explores US institutional racism. The poetic monologue asserts the hard-hitting questions and the harrowing truths of today, followed by a discussion on today’s world.


Masterclass with Snarky Puppy

The American Jazz-Funk collective Snarky Puppy has the ability to entice us all. For those who want to know (and learn) more, check out this masterclass about the art of acoustics. 


Prometheus Project

The myth of Prometheus is that he stole the fire from the gods and brought it to man. In telling different elements of this story, choreographers Remi Wörtmeyer, Wubkje Kuindersma and Ernst Meisner have each created a solo for what has been dubbed The Prometheus Project. 


The Motown Project

Opera and soul never sounded so good. For this unique mix, check out Alicia Hall Moran’s piece as she connects the two worlds. This ‘living room version’ of her original performance is truly inquisitive, exploring the realms of what we signify as ‘genre’.  


For more information on the Holland Festival see here. 

See you next year!