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The Embassy Festival Presents the Best of 50 Countries


An eclectic cultural melting pot

On Saturday the 3rd of September, The Hague – The city of peace and justice – shows its true spirit of bringing and working together over fifty nationalities, through sharing their finest foods, musicians and performers. With surprising and impressive artists like Lambert, The Breath, Wlodek Pawlik Trio and Sindicato Sonico.

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The participating countries present their best at the free to visit Embassy Festival on the Lange Voorhout in the city centre. The variety of undiscovered foods, music and experiences is dazzling. At our Embassy Tour on Friday the 2nd of September you’ll be guided to the Embassies itself and exclusively invited to experience their hospitalities in house.

Three theme stages with great international performances

(more artist info online)

The River Stage presents a broad variety of classical, traditional and new music, lean back and enjoy Lambert and The Breath. As where The Mountain Stage program will make you dance with Sindicato Sonico and Zuco 103. Around the Creative Arena visitors will have a chance to devour dance, music and theatre from all over the world.

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Learning by tasting

Taste the world as you walk past all the culinary delights that the embassies have prepared. Learn about the countries as you stroll through the international market.

Enlighten your senses as you are dazzled by world music and dance performances on our stages. Even your children are welcome to join and play at the kids compound.  

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The Embassy Festival Tour

On Friday the 2nd of September is your opportunity to finally see the inside of an embassy! The Hague is full of embassies and many people have never seen the inside of some of these beautiful buildings before.

Six embassies (Estonia, Bolivia, Latvia, Rwanda, Czech Republic, Azerbaijan) from all over the city of The Hague will invite guests inside for an unforgettable experience. Limited tickets available.

Back to reality

After 2 years of having to adapt the festival to comply with the pandemic restrictions, Embassy festival 2022 will be back in its original format. An open and free event for everybody to attend. We invite you all to join in sharing your culture with the world and open up to meeting and understanding other cultures. 

Embassy Festival Participating Countries

In 2019 the festival welcomed 60.000 visitors from all ages. The cultural (music, dance, theatre etc.) and culinary richness of lots of different countries (more than 50) will transform the Lange Voorhout into a sea of culture, which will almost feel like a holiday itself. Expect to travel through countries such as Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Croatia, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Rep. Korea, Rwanda, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, Vietnam and Yemen.

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SATURDAY 3 SEPTEMBER | 12.00 – 20.00 HRS


FRIDAY 2 SEPTEMBER | 18.00 – 22.00 HRS


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