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Festivals in the Netherlands 2007

Europe's oldest pop festival is still one of the best. Pinkpop annually attracts around 60,000 people to Megaland in Landgraaf. The headliners in 2007 are Muse, The Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson.
26 until 28-05-2007

Kite Board Open 2007
Europe’s biggest beach event of the year. Do not miss this one....with the best kiteboarders of the world, free lessons, a bikini contest, beer, party and much more. !
27 and 28-05-2007
Noordwijk, a few steps away of the Flying Pig Beach

Amsterdam Roots Festival
The Amsterdam Roots Festival has a long history of great artists, innovating collaborations and an ever-increasing number of visitors. The festival has grown into one of the most fascinating music festivals in the Netherlands.
17 until 25-06-2007

Awakenings Festival
A techno festival by daylight! The location is ‘Spaarnwoude’, the famous nature reserve where Dance Valley is held too. Quality!
Close to Amsterdam; Spaarnwoude

Latin Festival
With this event the organizers hope the warm en exotic latin sound to larger audiences. This is surely the largest latin festival in Europa, with national and international superstars coming from all corners of the world.
Spaarnwoude, close to Amsterdam

5 Days Off
This is already the 7th edition of 5 Days Off, the leading Amsterdam-style festival of electronic music and related art forms.
4 until 8-07-2007

Dance Valley Festival
Dance Valley is the biggest open-air dance music festival in Holland and the best in Europe. Each year 50,000 clubbers descend on the rolling countryside of an idyllic nature reserve just outside Amsterdam, the Spaarnwoude Recreation Ground, for a party to remember
14 and 15-07-2007
Close to Amsterdam; Spaarnwoude

Sensation Black
Since Sensation 2007 was sold out in 1 hour and 53 minutes after they opened the sale, it’s better to focus on the black edition this year. The music is much harder, like hardtrance, early rave, hardstyle and hardcore.

North Sea Jazz Festival
The biggest jazz festival in the world! Just about every genre is represented there – from traditional New Orleans jazz, swing, bop and free jazz to fusion, avant-garde jazz and electronic jazz.
14 until 16-07-2007
Rotterdam, an hour south of Amsterdam

Pleasure Island
This magical festival has a new location this year: the NDSM-dock. Big shows, impressive decors and sensual themes. Fairy-tale world is the inspiration and top DJ’s will spin the decks!

Amsterdam Pride
Amsterdam Pride is one of the biggest gay and lesbian festivals in Europe. The Dutch gay community is renowned for going overboard during Pride weekend and, as always, visitors can see the world-famous Canal Parade, a fantastic floating display of around 80 garishly decorated boats bursting with music and colour.
4 until 6-08-2007           

De Parade
Who? De Parade. What? A travelling theatre festival that develops new ideas, opens worlds and creates opportunities. Where? In many tents with many stage plays. How? Come rain or shine, covered and in the open air. Why? A new world, an evening out. Away from reality, at De Parade.
4 until 20-08-2007

Lowlands Festival
Three days party with the best alternative music, street theatre, movies, stand-up comedy, visual arts, literature, multimedia, and so on.
18 until 20–08-2007

Uitmarkt Amsterdam
Amsterdam is a hive of cultural activity and the Uitmarkt is a fine example of the city's artistic temperament. At the end of August, the new season of culture commences with shows on outdoor and indoor stages at Dam, Nieuwmarkt, Waterlooplein and other places around the city.
25 until 27 -08-2007