Afrovibes Performing Arts Festival

Afrovibes Performing Arts Festival

Sep 28, 2021Oct 10, 2021
Various locations
Den Bosch, 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 18th 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, Den Bosch 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 "Entanglements".

Afrovibes dates and locations

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


  • September 29-October 2 at Compaignietheater
  • September 30 at Bimhuis
  • October 5 at CC Amstel
  • October 6-10 at Bijlmer Parktheater
  • October 7-9 at De Balie


  • September 29 at Lantaren Venster
  • October 1-2 at Theatre Zuidplein
  • October 5-7 at Maaspodium
  • October 10 at Kunsthal


  • September 28 at Tivoli Vredenburg
  • October 3 & 9 at Utrecht city Theatre (Stadsschouwburg Utrecht)

Den Bosch

  • October 3 at Verkadefabriek

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