Afrovibes Performing Arts Festival

Afrovibes Performing Arts Festival

Oct 05, 2022Oct 16, 2022
Various locations
Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht

Afrovibes Performing Arts Festival brings the most outstanding pioneers and established performing talents from Africa to the Netherlands. The festival looks to the entire continent of Africa for inspiration, perspectives and bright visions. In this 19th edition, the artists hail from South Africa, Nigeria, Uganda, Tunisia, Senegal and the Netherlands.

About Afrovibes Performing Arts Festival

Afrovibes is a celebration of topical contemporary dance, theatre and design from Africa, where art and culture are booming with plenty of astounding talent. For 10 days in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and Utrecht, visitors can enjoy all the quality in arts that Africa has to offer.

Afrovibes programme

Afrovibes has an extensive fringe programme of debates, masterclasses, artistic exchanges, music, a design exhibition with contemporary African design and graphics, and a special artist-in-residence project. This year's theme is "Rapture".

Afrovibes dates and locations

After opening in Amsterdam, Afrovibes will be presented in other major cities. Here is the performance date overview per venue:


  • October 1 - 30 at De Baile
  • October 5 - 9 at Frascati Theatre
  • October 6-7 at Maaspodium 
  • October 6 at CC Amstel 
  • October 6 at Podium Mozaiek 


  • October 16 at Theatre Zuidplein
  • October 8 at Maaspodium


  • October 13 at Theatre Kikker 
  • October 14 at Utrecht city Theatre (Stadsschouwburg Utrecht)

Photo: courtesy of Afrovibes Festival Afrovibes Festival dancers

Photo: courtesy of Afrovibes Festival Afrovibes Festival photo

Book your tickets to Afrovibes

Tickets are sold per venue, so go to the website of your chosen concert venue for ordering / price information. To see the entire list of up-to-date festival performances, keep an eye on the Afrovibes website


Thumb photo: courtesy of Afrovibes Festival