The Europalia Arts Festival Indonesia will take place in The Hague. The festival is a satellite program of Europalia International in Brussels, one of the most important arts festivals in Europe.
Diversity is key: Indonesian artists at this festival will represent diverse genres such as hip-hop, world jazz, dangdut (Indonesian folk and traditional popular music) and will also engage crossovers of traditional Indonesian percussion with Western music. Dutch artists, such as guitarist Erwin van Ligten and the Haagse Hip-hop Centrum, will also be playing on various occasions.
Indonesian Street Food
Every program is preceded by a short introduction and with all performances of Europalia in the Nieuwe Kerk, Indonesian Street Food is available, prepared by the best toko’s in The Hague.
Europalia Indonesia in The Hague is a collaboration between the Zuiderstrandtheater, Tong Tong Fair & Festival, the Nieuwe Kerk, the Municipality of The Hague and Europalia International.
- December 8th – Svara Samsara, the percussion sensation of Java
- December 9 – Mataniara, Batak music and dance from Sumatra (afternoon) and Urban Indonesia Triple bill with Jogja Hip Hop Foundation, Filastine & Nova, DJ Bayu and Hague Hiphop Center (evening)
- December 17 – Kande, a mix of Sufi percussion and western music with committed song lyrics
- December 29 – Tesla Manaf, Indonesian singer-songwriter with world jazz / art-rock
- January 6 – Ikke Nurjanah, the queen of the dangdut
Normal + street food € 32.50 / normal € 20, – / Uitpas € 17.50 / Youth up to 27 years € 10, –
About Europalia International
Europalia International is one of the most important arts festivals in Europe. This year, Indonesia is the host country and Europalia organizes numerous exhibitions, concerts, dance and film performances and literary events with Indonesian artists.
Europalia started in 1969 as a festival that focused on European countries. Over time, it has grown into a large-scale event that provides a platform for cultures from around the world. Europalia puts the arts and culture of a host country in the spotlight. All disciplines are covered: visual arts, music, dance, theatre, film, literature, architecture, photography and video.