November in The Hague. An excellent time for soul searching and to feed your head with new ideas, stories and tunes.

Crossing Border invites compelling contemporary and alternative authors and musicians from all over the world, who share a passion for spoken word, lyrics and language. With one-off special performances where music and literature clash and collaborate on stage.

2018 marks the 26th edition of the festival.


Michel Behre


Corina Maduro

Head of communication

Laura Overheul


Alex Heuvink


Anna Gots

coordinator literary events

Elinor Archer

coordinator The Chronicles

Sara Halbertsma

logistics & transport

Menno Buisman

technical production

Evita Shabilla

production literature programme

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