FESTIVALS WERCHTER and TOMORROWLAND 2015
here and as every year Mechelen is hosting a wide range of events to make this
summer interesting and memorable.
be posting these activities regularly, so you know what is happening
All of this
for free, so you just need to bring your good temper and the sun!
city artists Gijs Vanhee, 8 local and international street artists gave public
walls a complete make over, you can take a stroll to check them out, and in the
Cultural Centre of Mechelen, you can find an expo ‘Mechelen Muurt’
with loads of works from the participating
(26/06 – 31/08)
surprising walk around the city you can do the ‘Urbanism’ tour. This takes you
along parking spots in the city where international and local street artists,
designers, … made a special installation. Stops include a Happy Room, Urban
Gardening and a Bike-In Movie.
(02/07 – 27/08)
tradition to host concerts in the park every Thursday of the Summer holidays.
Expect fun and ambiance, music going from Blues to Dance and every genre in
between. Kick off those shoes and start dancing in the grass.
Make a Fish
II (01/07 – 26/08)
Wednesday you can go out to the Fish Market where they are hosting the second
edition of Make a Fish. Live bands, animation, … A small, but worthwhile
all the shows, expos and concerts there’s Mechelen Zingt. Lead by a
professional everyone will be singing along on the big square from Mechelen.
There will be a World Record attempt for the longest ‘Polonaise’ and the night
ends with spectacular fireworks.
celebrates the National Holiday with a Bal Populaire hosted by Radio Modern.
Retro music and outfits everywhere and some swinging music to keep you on your
feet. Don’t worry, a dance initiation is one of the activities, as well as a
Beauty Boudoir for the ladies. No National Holiday without fireworks of course!
another night of music and bands on the Fish Market, but a benefit night.
Vispop isn’t the biggest festival in Mechelen, but surely does some great
things since they use the profits to support (mostly local) initiatives.
Kinderstrand (11 -15/08)
Market Square becomes a tropical beach full of fun and games for the children
to build sand castles, play beach games, …
festival Mechelen has to offer takes over the entire city center to showcase some
of the better
local and international
acts around. Apart from al the music there will be a bunch of side activities
+ De Zomer is van Rommy (29-30/08)
Maanrock there will be an entire square filled with activities for children. A
disco jumping castle, mega trampoline, classical music composing,… just to name
image Biennale in Mechelen. CONTOUR 7 showcases video, film, installation and performance
at special venues across Mechelen, definitely worth a visit.