Spoffin 2022 posterThe 12th edition of Spoffin festival in Amersfoort, Netherlands, will take place during the last weekend of August 2022. The festival programme includes 27 projects from 15 countries, and a total of 100 shows. Germany is this year’s focus country. In this framework Spoffin will present 7 mostly emerging German companies in the field of outdoor arts and circus.

Professionals (festival programmers, artistic directors and journalists) are invited to visit Spoffin during the three days: 26-28 August.

Pro’s will have plenty of time to meet artists in a pleasant atmosphere. Free lunches and dinners for all registred professionals. Besides the festival programme, Spoffin offers two special meetings:

  • On Saturday morning, 27 August 11:00-12:30h, there will be a roundtable discussion (in English) about transgressive behaviour in outdoor arts, in cooperation with Anadolu Üniversitesi, Türkiye. Session for artists, organisers, producers and technicians of all gender identities and backgrounds. Supported by ArtsMap.
  • On Sunday morning, 28 August 11:00-12:30h, we present the Spoffin PITCH session for exciting upcoming new outdoor arts projects from The Netherlands and international. Just 3 minutes short & sharp per pitch.

The full programme has just been announced, click here for a full overview.

Anna Krazy (EE) All Strings Attached** | Aramelo (DE/LU) (Un)folded | Bängditos (DE) 2CV - Ente Gut, Alles Gut | Blaas of Glory (NL) On a highway to hell | Duo Laos (ES) Otros Aires | Holektiv/Eva Stará (CZ) MASS* | Signor Formicola (IT) Varietà mutanda** | Free-DOM City (NL) Street dance battles | Het Wilde Oog (NL) Spakenburg Meets The World | Hobe Lasai (NL/ES) Moon | Ibrahim Mousa (PS/NL) Transit | INO Kollektiv (FR) INO** | Knot on Hands (DE/NL/BE) Brace for Impact | Kunstbende (NL) Young talents from Amersfoort and surroundings | Le Grand Jeté! (FR) Replica** | Firebirds (HU) Proper Mess** | Manibus & Pedibus (DE) The Touch** | Mariana Collado & Lucio A. Baglivo (ES) MyL** | Matthias Romir (DE) Schwarz | PuntMoc (ES) Gags on Trix!** | Suprun & Co (UA) Chicken Ryaba* | TwoMuch Circus (ES) Get Ready** | UliK Robotic Circus (DE) Salto Robotale & Short Cuts* | Wonderground (ES) RISE** | Yucef Zraiby (LB) & Neilor Moreno (ES) Go Slow**

* Premiere
** Dutch premiere