In 2018, the Language Caravan festival will travel throughout Friesland. In this way, Lân fan taal will connect with existing festivals and events and enhance them with a rich, linguistic (musical) programme!
Ground frost, dew on empty washing lines, frost on the window. Winter strikes hard in the historic heart of Leeuwarden. Time for a festival that warms you from the inside!
15 young writers have been getting together every week in the six Poetry Circle towns, and, since 2016, Leeuwarden has been included in this group of cities. They learn from each other and experience “Spoken Word” performers. You can see them perform regularly, or perhaps you would like to take part yourself?
Bolleboos, gabber, mesjogge or kapsones: the Dutch language is full of Yiddish words. This is not surprising, because Yiddish culture is very much at home among other cultures. And that’s why this year, the theme of the Yiddish Waves festival is “Heymishkeyt”, Yiddish for “feeling at home”. This multicultural festival, where everyone is welcome, will […]