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Amsterdam Dance Event 2021 officially kicks off

Today, the official start of ADE 2021 will be signaled by the lighting of art installation BAKEN (Beacon); a light on the horizon for the electronic music industry, set to shine over the entire city of Amsterdam from the roof of the A'DAM Tower during ADE. The BAKEN art installation is a collaboration between ADE and artists Boris Acket and Chris van Meer, together with Lumus Instruments. The art installation […]

todayOctober 13, 2021


Amsterdam Dance Event completes program

The Amsterdam Dance Event organisation, in collaboration with Amsterdam’s clubs and festival organisers, has confirmed over 350 Festival and Arts & Culture events in 140+ locations since the decision to move forward with its programming last month. With less than one week to go, ADE has completed its full program of daytime events, taking place from October 13th through 17th. The city’s venues and organisers have shown remarkable resilience in […]

todayOctober 8, 2021


Overwhelming majority of ADE Festivals events confirmed during daytime

With the rescheduling of an expected 350+ planned events, Amsterdam Dance Event 2021 is gearing up for its return to physical form in just two weeks. As a result of the recently announced Covid restrictions by the Dutch government, the ADE team has worked together with the Amsterdam municipality, club owners and festival organisers to help enable the city's electronic music scene to host festival events during the day. Because […]

todaySeptember 29, 2021


ADE Continues Festival Preparations despite New Covid Regulations

ADE Festival will continue to take place as planned from 13th-17th of October, despite the newly announced Covid restrictions in the Netherlands, among which is the mandate that clubs, venues and indoor events are forced to close between 00:00 and 06:00. Although directors Meindert Kennis and Jan-Willem van de Ven are baffled by the new set of regulations, the ADE team sees no objection against a solid and safe ADE […]

todaySeptember 15, 2021


ADE launches new Arts & Culture program with creative residencies, artistic crossover projects and more

Amsterdam Dance Event launches its brand new Arts & Culture program, which aims to let electronic music enthusiasts explore the world of dance outside of the dancefloor throughout the city of Amsterdam from October 13 through 17. Highlighted collaborations include Nelly Ben Hayoun, Helena Basilova, an artist residency program with Nxt Museum and more. Electronic music and art are inseparably bound together, and ADE is devoted to providing a stage […]

todayJuly 6, 2021