Flevoland has ample space. Space for culture. Space for exploration Space to enjoy. Space for festivals, astonishing site-specific theatre and events. Spectacular experiences, brought to you by, to name just a few: the Lowlands, Wildenburg, Wijland, Sunsation and Zand festivals, as well as the Vis a Vis, Prins te Paard and Suburbia theatre groups.
You will of course have heard of the Lowlands and Defquon1 festivals. These are major events, however Flevoland also boasts a number of smaller gems. Some good examples of cultural highlights include the Wildeburg, Wijland and OORD cultural festivals, the Sunsation poetry festival and the Zand beach festival.
Flevolanders are endlessly innovative. They enjoy nothing better than to make fresh and surprising use of all the opportunities this man-made land throws up. Improvising with the space has served up some astonishing site-specific theatre from a number of innovative groups. Have a look below at our tips to see the current list of spectacles on offer.
Something striking: events in Flevoland often include the struggle against the elements as an essential and influential ingredient. One excellent example is Europe’s oldest long distance triathlon; Challenge Amsterdam-Almere. Wind and water also exert their influence in the Almere Regatta and during the Flags and Fishing Days on Urk.