Extra tickets concert Charlemagne Palestine & Nico Vascellari - 25/05 in Kanal – Centre Pompidou


There are extra tickets available for Newwwsswirlll, the concert of Charlemagne Palestine & Nico Vascellari, tonight (25/05) in Kanal – Centre Pompidou. Afterwards there is a free party! 

Buy tickets (online until 17:00 or at the door in Kanal — Centre Pompidou)

☛ Composer, musician, shaman, visual artist and performer, Charlemagne Palestine, opened the festival with an impressive concert on organ and bells in the Cathedral of Saints Michael & Gudula. In Kanal he will be addressing his talents as punk icon.  

Nico Vascellari works with complex and eccentric installations, combining performative and sculptural elements with drawings, collages, videos and sonic extravaganzas. He is also singer in the punk band With Love and is famous in the alternative underground scene.

Public presentation workshop « Alternatives sorcières » (20/05)


Sunday May 20, from 6 pm, there is a public presentation of the workshop Alternatives sorcières, including collective or individual practices that were developed the five preceding days: an active listening session, a Runway, a composed chant,... all of these formats will be presented.

You are free to wander through the space, to participate in a number of presentations or to come just as a spectator.

Alternatives sorçières is a workshop by Latifa Laâbissi and Anna Colin, in dialogue with Jérémy Damian and Bastien Mignot.

Charleroi Danse / La Raffinerie (Loft, 6e verdieping)
18:00 > 19:45

Deelnemers Francesca Ada Carrozza, Pascale Barret, David Bernadas, Véronique Biunkens, Lisa Cogniaux, Luna Luz Deshayes, Hélio Hoarau Dos Santos, Thymios Fountas, Eva Joncquel, Mac Ophélie, Camille Meyer, Mélanie Pluss, Myriam Pruvot, Dimitri Tuttle

Met dank aan Jessica Batut, Kevin Fay, Johanna Grivel, Valentina Iancu

Organisatie Kunstenfestivaldesarts & Charleroi danse – Centre chorégraphique de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

In het kader van W.I.T.C.H.E.S. Constellation van Latifa Laâbissi en Paul Maheke.

Extra performance of Sorour Darabi - Farci.e on 20/5


The performance of Farci.e on Saturday 19/5 was cancelled for technical reasons. An extra performance will take place this Sunday 20/5 at 5 pm. Ticket holders of the cancelled performance can use their ticket for this extra show. There will also be tickets on sale at the doors.

The festival at INSAS 16 > 20/05


From May 16 until 20 the Kunstenfestivaldesarts will settle at INSAS. This art school, with its exceptional setting, will host several artistic projects including The May Events: a programme about past, present and future revolutions.

Take part in performances, exhibitions, interventions by students, encounters, films in open air, parties, ... 

16 > 20/05 The May Events
18/05 Party H E 4 R T B R O K E N x MikeQ
19/05 Party Blu Samu x Dj Fatoosan & Raph Stark

Artists' portraits 2018


Not only the artistic projects are must sees. Also the artists themselves are adorable. 
Click here to have a look at the artists' portraits of 2018.

Screening Cinemaximiliaan & Béla Tarr in Cinema Palace on Sunday 13/05


On Sunday 13/05 you can watch the full short film programme by Cinemaximiliaan & Béla Tarr in Cinema Palace! After two (selected) screenings at the Cinemaximilaan Project House in Molenbeek, an extra screening is added to the programme!

Cinema Palace
Anspachlaan 85
1000 Brussels

Entrance € 8,75 / € 7 / € 6 / free for Cinemaximiliaan volunteers
+ free donation for Cinemaximiliaan

Reservation via Cinema Palace

Full program of all six films followed by Q&A

    Belgium, 2018 // 11 min. // Color // OV Farsi, ST English, French
    Belgium, 2018 // 24 min. // Color // OV Dutch, ST English, French
    Belgium, 2018 // 18 min. // Color // No Language
    Belgium, 2018 // 6 min. // Color // OV English, ST Dutch, French
    Belgium, 2018 // 18 min. // Color // OV Arabic, ST English, French
    Belgium, 2018 // 9 min. // Black & White // OV English, ST Dutch, French

More info

Extra activities Milo Rau — La Reprise - Histoire(s) du théâtre (I)


Tonight (4/05) is the premiere of Milo Rau's new creation: La Reprise — Histoire(s) du théâtre (I). The piece can be seen at Théâtre National from the 4th to the 10th of May. Get your tickets here

In the frame of this piece you can attend some (free) extra activities

Sunday 6/05

  • Kids Brunch 
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  • Encounter: actors & special guests
    17:00-18:00 (in the theatre, after the performance)
    With: the actors of La Reprise, Bertrand Daele, Frédéric Gillot, Hassan Jarfi (father of Ishane Jarfi), Caroline Lamarche; moderator: Eva-Maria Bertschy (dramaturge)
    During the artistic process, Milo Rau and his team meet many people who inspire their work. In a meeting after the show the actors of 'La Reprise' interact with them about their experiences during the rehearsals and performances.

Tuesday 8/05

  • Introduction
    19:30-20:15 @ Foyer des comédiens
    By Laure Saupique (Théâtre National) & Flore Herman (Kunstenfestivaldesarts) (NL/FR)

Wednesday 9/05

  • Artist talk 
    22:00-23:00 (dans la salle)
    With Milo Rau & Olivier Bailly (Médor) (NL/FR)
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​LA PLAZA — extra tickets available


Good news: we were able to add seats for LA PLAZA by El Conde de Torrefiel at Kaaitheater. Thirty additional tickets are available each evening. Do not linger!

Get your tickets

Extra screening Carlos Casas - Sanctuary


An extra screening of Sanctuary, by Carlos Casas, has been added to the programme on the last day of the festival: on May 26, 19:00. All other screenings are already sold out, so do not wait too long if you do not want to miss this moving piece of expanded cinema.

Charlemagne Palestine at the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula


On the 16th of April Charlemagne Palestine visited the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula for a rehearsal of his carillon and organ concert (Oldddworlddd) on the 4th of May. The free concert marks the start of the 23rd edition of the Kunstenfestivaldesarts and you are welcome to join, in or outside the Cathedral.

See more pictures of the rehearsal.

During the closing weekend of the festival (May 25), Charlemagne Palestine will perform Newwwsswirlll in Kanal — Centre Pompidou, together with Nico Vascellari.

Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula
4/05 – 17:00
± 1h 30min
Indoor / outdoor

Kanal — Centre Pompidou
25/05 — 22:00
€ 14 / € 11