Future Heritage Lab

[Postponed] Het Ware Noorden Light Festival

17-12-21 17:00 - 31-3-22 20:00
De Ceuvel, Korte Papaverweg 4, Amsterdam-Noord

[Update: Het Ware Noorden Light Festival at De Ceuvel is postponed.]

It is the time of year for the Amsterdam Light Festival, that will make the canals light up with beautiful works of art. In Amsterdam-Noord, the lights stay off. But not for long! From 17 December on, Amsterdam-Noord will ban the darkness with Het Ware Noorden Light Festival. It will take place at De Ceuvel, and up to 31 March the festival can be visited weekly from Tuesday to Sunday between 17:00 and 20:00 hrs. Keep an eye on this website for updates regarding current corona measures. 

The artworks of local makers are central to Het Ware Noorden Light Festival. Everyone is welcome. 

The entrance is free. Registration is not necessary.

The makers

The art at Het Ware Noorden Light Festival is made by:

  • Naald & Hamer // De Distel
  • Rik Hermans // Hermandes
  • Sem Schreuder
  • Ebrima & Ibrahima // MandelaKids
  • Yi Wang & Irene Ruigrok // Moterkade
  • Isa Grütter // Atelier Papaver25
  • Mark Kuipers

The partners

From the European projects Centrinno and Atelier, Waag is working as a partner with Het Ware Noorden Light Festival. Other partners are:

  • MadeUpNorth
  • Kaap de Groene Hoop
  • De Ceuvel
  • Café de Ceuvel
  • Spectral

Het Ware Noorden Light Festival is sponsored by the City of Amsterdam (Noordmakers), Postcode Loterij Buurtfonds and Fonds voor Noord.