Public Call ll - The Congress, Maan Abu Taleb (in collaboration with Lagrange Points)
Maan Abu Taleb is currently looking for Brussels-based Arabic-speaking (non)professional readers or actor·esses, to be part of the performative reading The Congress. Make sure to apply before Saturday May 7th!
An incredible variety of darkness
Three projects and a vitality that makes the local scene unique.
A stage the size of the world
An international programme with artists presented for the first time in Europe.
A walk in the unusual spaces of the festival
From the Senate, to a space hidden inside the Gare du Nord, to a bar.
Ticket sales have now started!
Get your ticket online or in our box office at Kaaitheater.
Call for volunteers
Looking for volunteers to complete the #KFDA22 team! Without the help from vrijwillevoles (vrijwilliger·sters + bénévoles), the festival would not be possible. Do you want to see many performances, make new friends, discover the city of Brussels? Make sure to check out this call for the details on what you can do to help and everything we offer in return.
Teaser / Kunstenfestivaldesarts 07 — 28.05.2022
We are very excited to finally be able to share KFDA22 with you!
Ready for the LAUNCH?
We will unveil the entire programme on Tuesday March 29th. Ticket sales will kick off a week later on Wednesday April 6th.
Discover the first names
We started the new year with a desire of already sharing a couple of first names with you, whilst getting ready for the 27th edition of the festival!
Producers' Academy 2022
Call for international performing arts producers to participate in this year's Producers Academy during the festival from 18 — 21 May. Registrations are now open!
Aftermovie / Kunstenfestivaldesarts 07 — 30.05 + 01 — 08.07.2021
It's been a week since we've ended the second and final part, so let's look back on some of the incredible projects we had the pleasure to present in the city of Brussels.
A timetable of 01 ー 08.07
July is approaching! We have one more festivalweek ahead of us. Discover all of the projects of the July programme in this overview.
Looking for volunteers in July!
We are still in need of a few helping hands to complete our wonderful group of volunteers for this year’s festival edition in July.
Aftermovie May 2021
Let's reminisce about the first part of the festival in May. Check out this great aftermovie filled with highlights, while we're getting ready to start the summer with you: one more week in July!
Thank you for May, see you in July!
Save the date: 01 ー 08.07 will be filled with projects in open air, in theatres and even in a swimming pool.
We condemn the violence and dispossession in Palestine
As an art institution often supporting artists working on the long histories of colonial and settler colonial violence, we condemn the violence and the dispossession suffered by Palestinian people and families, and mark our solidarity.
We decided to close our festival center
Today, we decided to close our festival center from tonight onwards. Read our statement here.
Stream of Thoughts : artist talks & encounters accessible worldwide
Stream of Thoughts is a programme of encounters that accompanies the festival. Due to the pandemic and the growing collective awareness of the issues and disparities affecting different parts of the world, it has become clear that the conversations to be must have a global reach while also considering the various local contexts.
Dancing in a garden surrounded by flowers
The Japanese artist Ayaka Nakama welcomes us in a fictional garden
Rossella Biscotti - The Journey
The only invisible performance at the festival, echoing the hidden nature of what is going on in the Mediterranean Sea.
Frie Leysen Grant
We will start this year with an empty day: a day dedicated to Frie Leysen, who left us last autumn. Kunstenfestivaldesarts and deSingel - the arts center that founded Frie in 1980 - are jointly establishing a scholarship for emerging artists in her name: a tribute to Frie's commitment to always looking to the future rather than honouring the past.
Playing live for an audience at home
Check out all of the performances that will be streamed online.
Tafukt is back!
We are happy to announce that we are adding Radouan Mriziga's project Tafukt to our open air programme.
Open call for singers
Looking for 14 singers to complete the choir for Lina Lapelytė’s project What happens with a dead fish?