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May 5, 2022, Haarlem

‘Bevrijdingspop’ (Liberation Pop) is a festival with a deeper meaning. First of all it wants you to realize how lucky you are to live in a country where people live in freedom. Secondly, Bevrijdingspop reflects on the fact that there are many places in the world where this is not the case.

  • Enjoy countless musical styles by different bands in various locations throughout Haarlem.
  • Take a moment to reflect on the day's essential theme: peace and freedom.
  • The Liberation Day Festival in Haarlem is entirely free to visit.
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Everyone’s Welcome

Bevrijdingspop is a free festival where everyone’s welcome. The program contains a mixture of classical music, debates, poetry, rap and pop music from (inter)national bands and a ceremony with the liberation fire. Peace and freedom play a central role.

Bevrijdingspop Haarlem

May 5 is Liberation Day in Holland. No better way to celebrate freedom than at Bevrijdingspop in Haarlem. There are many festivals throughout the country, but Bevrijdingspop is definitely the most spectacular.

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