Crossing Border is The leading international literature and music festival in The Netherlands, founded in The Hague in 1992. A space where borders between audience, artists and disciplines disappear.
Every November the historic city centre of The Hague is taken over by more than 80 contemporary writers, poets, musicians and other storytellers in 15+ venues. Established names alongside upcoming, raw talent.
Crossing Border highlights:
Allen Ginsberg, Norman Mailer, Salman Rushdie, Germaine Greer, Lou Reed, Colson Whitehead,
PJ Harvey, Elmore Leonard, Karl Ove Knausgard, Marilynne Robinson, James Salter, David Byrne, Dave Eggers, Michel Houellebecq, Denis Johnson, David Sedaris, Anne Enright, Michael Cunningham, Louis Theroux, Per Olov Enquist, Jay McInerney, Michael Madsen, Almudena Grandes, Elias Khoury, Michael Chabon, Lydia Davis, Robert D. Kaplan, Edna O’Brien, Ian McEwan
David Sylvian, Emmylou Harris, Rufus Wainwright, Jeff Tweedy, Mumford & Sons, Neil Finn, Van Dyke Parks, Daniel Johnston, Salif Keita, Boubacar Traoré, Arrested Development, Bettye Lavette, Joan As Police Woman, Anouar Brahem, Fleet Foxes, The Black Keys, Monsters of Folk, Steve Earle, John Grant, The National, St. Vincent, Andrew Bird, Patti Smith, Paul Buchanan, Kate Tempest