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Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival Groningen

15 Aug - 25 Aug, Groningen City

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Noorderzon is an international art manifestation that draws an audience of over 125,000 people every year. Experience 11 days’ worth of international avant-garde crossover theatre. With over eighty performances and shows by (inter)national groups, you can rest assured that the programme will amaze and overwhelm you.

  • Discover the Noorderzon festival en enjoy countless fantastic performances.
  • Eleven days’ worth of theatre, music, literature, photography and dance.
  • A curious combination of an international arts festival with exciting contemporary stage performances.

Creative and Innovative Art Projects

Every year, Noorderzon attracts dozens of national and international artists in a range of disciplines. There are concerts in different genres, theatre and unique photography projects, dance shows and literary performances… In other words, the Noorderzon festival always succeeds in its mission of providing international avant-garde crossover theatre for a broadly based audience.

Accessibility and parking

The 11-day festival is held in August. If you are travelling to Groningen by train, the festival area is just a 10-minute walk from the railway station reizen. If you are travelling by car, we recommend parking at the ‘Boterdiep’ underground car park.

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