Grachtenfestival. All about music.

The Grachtenfestival is all about music. Young musicians from all over the world surprise you with their own musical story. With Amsterdam as their stage. The Grachtenfestival takes place from 13 to 22 August 2021.

Grachtenfestival 2020 in figures

Grachtenfestival 2020 in figures

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This summer, live music could be enjoyed again at the Grachtenfestival

This summer, live music could be enjoyed again at the Grachtenfestival

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Shin Sihan wins Grachtenfestival Prize 2020

Shin Sihan wins Grachtenfestival Prize 2020

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We will start soon - and more good news

We will start soon - and more good news

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Grachtenfestival

Grachtenfestival

Grachtenfestival

Grachtenfestival is a ten-day festival in Amsterdam that yearly takes place in August. It's the summer festival for classical music, jazz, and music from other cultures. Young musicians from all over the world surprise you with their own musical story. If you want to get to know the rising stars of the future, come to the Grachtenfestival! Past, present, and future come together in contemporary combinations of musicians, genres and locations. The city of Amsterdam, from east to west and from north to south, serves as the festival playground.