Joan Català in 2015 with Pelat (photo: Wim Lanser).
Catalan cultural award for Spoffin
The Ramon Llull Foundation has awarded Alfred Konijnenbelt, artistic director of the Dutch festival Spoffin with El Premi Internacional Ramon Llull for his contribution to spread the Catalan culture abroad by programming regularly artists from this autonomous region around Barcelona. (Nov 10, 2016)
Photo report Spoffin 2016
Do you remember? Les Frères Troubouch, Cão à Chuva, HURyCAN and so on? Our photo report helps refresh your memory and brings back the glorious summer of 2016 with a nice impression of the many street and location theatre performances in Amersfoort. (Nov 7, 2016)
Spoffin LAB 2017: apply now!
Spoffin, the international festival for street and site specific theatre in Amersfoort, The Netherlands, has opened a public call to performers across Europe to apply for Spoffin LAB, a residency project supporting young theatre artists who are in the process of finishing a new project created for public space. During the month of August 2017 Spoffin LAB offers the opportunity to assemble a new production which will premiere during the Spoffin festival (August 24-27, 2017). (Oct 28, 2016)
Spoffin 2016: inspiring and sunny seventh edition
Inspiring shows, lots of sunshine and 42.000 enthusiastic visitors from home and abroad. The seventh edition of Spoffin, the international festival for professional outdoor theater in Amersfoort (NL), included 167 performances at 17 different locations in and around the historic city center.
One of the highlights this edition was undoubtedly Asuelto, the intense and intriguing new performance by dance company HURyCAN (FR / AR). Many people also enjoyed the show Lullaby by the young Portuguese clown Rui Paixão and musician Carlos Reis (theatre project Cão à Chuva). Les Frères Troubouch (BE) and Zirkus Morsa [FR] were also highly appreciated by a wide audience.
(Aug 28, 2016)