FolkWorld presents

International Folk Festival
Tilburg 2000

A new high profile festival in the Netherlands

Tilburg Festival Logo The Stichting International Folk Festival Tilburg presents in January for the first time in the Netherlands a big folk festival. On five days there will be all in all about fourty acts presenting music and dance on six stages and eight pubs throughout the town. There is a clear focus on European music traditions in all its varieties, with some of the best bands of the folk/roots music genre being booked.
FolkWorld is proud to be the partner of the first version of a new European folk music institution, presenting on this page the full programme of the feast.

The Festival Programme

19 - 20 - 21 - 22 - 23 January 2000
Tilburg in the Netherlands

Festival Fyler

Wednesday 19th January 2000

Hungarian State Folk Ensemble (Hun)
Celtic Feet Irish Dance & Theatre Company (Ire)
20.15 h City Theatre

Thursday 20th January 2000

12.30 h, Zaal 16 Theatre

Olla Vogala (Be)
Frei Fado D’El Rei (Por)
20.00 h, Concerthall

Eendracht Twee (NL)
20.30 uur, Zaal 16 Theatre

Cool Fiddle; photo by The Mollis Cool Fiddle; photo by The Mollis 8 Pubs with music on Thursday:
Buitenbeentje: Fiddlehead (NL)
De Plaats: Bekecs (Hun)
The Shannon Irish Pub: Ogham (NL)
Tribunaal: Blended (NL)
De Uitstad: Nomades (Fr)
Vasquez: Shrapnel (Be)
De Voortuin: Ot Azoy (NL) Bolle: tbc

Friday 21th January 2000

‘PL@T’ Pendel & dancegroup
Project Spin en Weefliederen
Dommelvolk, Treveris
Gerard van Maasakkers en de Vaste Mannen
en de KleniBrabantse Harmonie
Tom America and others
20.15 h City Theatre

Iep (Be) - Mihály Dresch Quartet (Hun)
21.00 h, Paradox Jazzstage

Saturday 22th January 2000

Kepa Junkera; photo by The Mollis La Bottine Souriante; photo by The Mollis

‘The Celtic Connection’
(BUB) (Belgium)
Shantalla (Ire/Scotl)
Dervish (Ireland)
Kepa Junkera (Spain)
La Bottine Souriante (Canada)
18.00 h, 013 Popcentre

Performance Viktor Lois ‘Soundbath’ (Hun)
20.30 h, De Vorst Theatre

Sunday 23rd January 2000

The Peatbog Fairies' Peter Morrison; photo by The Mollis Vaesen; photo by The Mollis

‘New Folk Adventure’
Ambrozijn (Belgium)
Ceskomor (Czech Republic)
Dwarres (Friesland/NL)
Hungarian All Stars
Laïs (Belgium)
Nomades (France)
Peatbog Faeries (Scotland)
Tarras (England)
Väsen (Sweden)
Wènun Henk (NL)
13.30 h, 013 Popcentre

Musictheatre LOD / Eric de Volder: ‘Diep in het Bos’
20.30 h, De Vorst Theatre

Venues and addresses for advance booking

Tilburg Festival Logo

Partners of the International Folk Festival

Concertzaal Tilburg, Schouwburg Tilburg
013, Jazzpodium Paradox
Theater de Vorst, Theater Zaal 16
Hungarian Ambassy
Stichting Européer (European fund)

With support of:
Gemeente Tilburg
Province Noord-Brabant
Fonds van den Podiumkunsten
Prins Bernhard Fonds
VSB Fonds

This page is designed by FolkWorld; layout and musicians' and fiddle photos are copyright © The Mollis.
The musicians' photos are showing - from top to bottom and from left to right - La Bottine Souriante, Kepa Junkera, The Peatbog Fairies, Väsen.

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