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Saturday, January 11, 2020 thru Sunday, January 12, 2020
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20566
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A fun-filled music performance for young audiences from the Netherlands!
Dive into a landscape of music and color.
What do colors sound like? Who can understand the moon? How do you sing a tree? This concert presented by Dutch music company Oorkaan transports young audiences to an enchanted world in which music, artists, images, and technology interact with one another. Jazzy melodies mix with bright visuals, forming a captivating new way to relate to music and sounds.
Most enjoyed by ages 2–4. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket.
Come early for a Musical Instrument “Petting Zoo”
Starting one hour before select performances on Jan. 11 and 12, hands-on activities let children get up close with the instruments they’ll see played on the stage.
This performance is part of Never Grow Up!
Throughout 2019, Never Grow Up! brings an abundance of Dutch film, literature, and performing arts for young audiences to the United States. Never Grow Up! shares a wide range of work from the Netherlands for young audiences at festivals, conferences, and other platforms, all representing a respect for young people and dedication to youth culture as an autonomous art form.
A joint effort of Dutch Performing Arts, the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in New York, Eye International, Netherlands Film Fund, Cinekid, Dutch Foundation for Literature, and DutchCulture, the program aims to stimulate the dissemination and visibility of Dutch youth arts as well as cultural exchange and partnerships with renowned U.S.-based presenters and organizations.
Throughout 2019, Never Grow Up! presents Dutch film, literature, (music) theatre and dance that caters to young audiences and their families at events and venues such as Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Kennedy Center, New York International Children’s Film Festival, and Brooklyn Book Festival. Presenters and agencies are invited to attend screenings, readings and performances, meet directors, writers and performers, and engage with representatives of Dutch expert organizations to discuss opportunities for collaboration and exchange. More info at DutchCultureUSA.com/NeverGrowUp.
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