2018 has begun!


Media Art Festival 2017

Step into the magical world of modern media art and discover the most beautiful and exciting pieces of media art by recently graduated media artists from the Netherlands and beyond. Be surprised by experimental sound art, intriguing movies, and colourful interactive installations. Enjoy the festival’s many performances, workshops, movie nights, and lectures or come visit the MAF pub. This year, you will find MAF at a unique location at Snekertrekweg 1 in Leeuwarden. See you there!

Festivals - Films - Exhibitions
  • 10:00
  • Snekertrekweg 1

Mata Hari, the myth and the girl

On October 14, 2017, one hundred years after her death, the Frisian Museum opens the largest Mata Hari exhibition to date. You get to know Margaretha Zelle, the girl behind the iconic Mata Hari, through her personal belongings, photographs, scrapbooks, letters, and military files. Join her on her journey from her birth place Leeuwarden to the Dutch East Indies, where fate stalks her. Experience her glorious rise in the Parisian dance theatres and discover the web of intrigue that ensnares her during the First World War.

  • 11:00
  • Fries Museum

Other Words

What an exciting idea: being “posted”, as a writer in a small/minority language, to another area in Europe with a small language, to work, blog and perform! This has been happening since 2016 as part of the literary exchange project...

  • Historisch Centrum Leeuwarden

Meeuw Jonge Schrijvers

Do you enjoy writing for the stage? And do you also enjoy taking to the stage (with others) to present your own poetry, story or performance? Good news: you can now take lessons from the best!

  • Oostersingel 70 b