Art and entertainment for internationals at De Brakke Grond


In search of innovative art and cultural activities suitable for internationals?

Check out De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam’s Flemish arts and culture venue, located in the heart of city’s historical centre!

Creative programming

For more than 30 years, De Brakke Grond has hosted an array of dynamic events supporting Dutch, Belgian and international artists, musicians and producers. 

From live music and art exhibitions to theatre, festivals, workshops, lectures and much more, this art centre is bustling with unique activities. 

De Brakke Grond is a great place to enjoy cultural entertainment where language isn’t a problem, with a compelling programme of events suitable for an international audience.

Flemish hospitality

In addition to their avant-garde, artistic agenda, De Brakke Grond is also home to a cosy cafe and restaurant including a selection of more over 40 delicious Belgian beers.

Guests can take a seat in their outdoor terrace, with free wifi access, to enjoy a meal or drink in the finest tradition of Flemish hospitality. 

Win free tickets

IamExpat offers our readers the chance to win double tickets for music, theatre and dance performances at De Brakke Grond! 
To participate online, click here 
Closing date November 1, 2013

Upcoming performances 

Sonic Soirée #20 | An evening of live music from The Rhythm Junks, Albatre and Hitsville Drunks.
- Thursday, November 7 | 8.30pm | 12 euros 

Sonic Soirée #21 | Live performances by Monokino, Mintzkov & Surprise Act! 
- Thursday, December 5 | 8.30pm | 12 euros 

"A Coming Community" | Flemish produced theatre performance exploring the lives and struggles of four young men.  
- Friday-Saturday, November 8-9, 2013 | 8.30pm | 16 euros 

Dancing on the Edge Festival 2013 | Art, music, dance, film and more with a focus on Middle Eastern and North African culture. 
- November 14-17 | Various prices 

Coded Matter(s): #2 Sound Hackers | Energetic presentations and performances bringing virtual and analogue instruments together. 
- November 10 | 3pm 

View the full international programme online here 


De Brakke Grond | Nes 45, 1012 KD Amsterdam
Box office +31 (0)20 626 68 66 

Photo by Sebastiaan ter Burg de-brakke-grond-amsterdam

Photo by Bart Heemskerk, All Rights Reserved. © 2013  de-brakke-grond-amsterdam


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