NORDEN - the nordic arts festival

More artists are confirmed

With less than half a year to go until NORDEN - The Nordic Arts Festival 2022, we have used the first weeks of this year to expand the program for this year's festival and are now happy to present more artists. In addition to numerous musical acts, more authors and street theater artists are now confirmed.
This year we will expand the theater deck. A new venue will be created - MANEGE IM PARK. This project is supported by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.

Musical highlights complement the program
More than half of the musical festival program is now in place.
The first band from Denmark is booked - Andorra will play on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. The five-piece band incorporates the Scandinavian soundscape into its music with simple but thoughtful structures, resulting in a hard indie rock-like expression mixed with the diversity of jazz. Also performing from northern Germany: Hamburg band M. Byrd on Sunday, Sept. 04, 2022, as well as Kapelle Rausch from Kiel (Thursday, Sept. 08, 2022) and Orange and Mountains from Hamburg (Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022). The previous program items will be supplemented by performances by the Dutch band EUT (Saturday, 10.09.2022) and the Dutch rapper Anoki (Thursday, 02.09.2022). The members of Dutch band EUT, founded in 2016, each bring their own preferences to the songwriting process and you can hear echoes of 90s influences. Rapper and songwriter Anoki, on the other hand, deals with the eternal promise of happiness in his latest single, Irgendwann wird alles leichter, embedded in a vintage band sound.

For the first time, several literati*innen are now also announced. On all three weekends from August 25 to September 11, 2022, renowned authors* will read from their works in the Kulturzelt. On Saturday, August 27, 2022, fritz-kola founder Mirco Wolf Wiegert will read from his current book fritz gegen goliath and tell about the incredible company story. On Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022, feminist and body image activist, Melodie Michelberger, presents her work Body Politics, addressing current pressures on women's body image. Florian Hacke presents his new program NICHTS DARF MAN MEHR!!1 on Saturday, September 10, a breathing course for Wutbürger*innen and all those who want to become one.

The second festival weekend is enriched on Sunday, 04.09.2022, by the appearance of the author Christo Foerster from Hamburg. He will read from his microadventures and show for the first time his recently completed film Abenteuerland.

With the help of a grant from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media and the German Theater Technical Society (DTHG), the previous theater deck is expanded and a new venue is created - MANEGE IM PARK.
The MANEGE IM PARK will be opened by the Dutch duo Stenzel & Kivitz (NL) on Thursday, August 25, 2022. They will delight with a unique music-comedy show in a humorous and musically gifted way. Thursday, 01.09.2022 comes for the first time the duo Kate & Pasi (FIN) to the Königswiesen in Schleswig. They perform with an acrobatic funny show, where everything revolves around an armchair.
Tickets NORDEN 2023
From now on you can find a limited number of festival passes for all 12 festival days in Print @ Home format in the NORDEN online store. For the upcoming NORDEN we offer for the first time family festival passes in addition to the regular festival passes. These are exclusively available in the NORDEN online store. In addition, you can also get weekend tickets for individuals and families online. Day tickets will be available in spring 2023.
This was NORDEN 2022
Great concerts, enthusiastic visitors, exciting readings and completely new topics - and twelve days of almost nothing but good weather: The NORDEN Festival looks back on an all-around successful fourth edition on the Königswiesen! 35,000 visitors came to the idyllic festival site on the Schlei during the twelve days of the festival. Far more than in 2021.
Note weather situation 3rd festival weekend
After two great festival weekends with bright sunshine on the Königswiesen, we have to expect rain showers this Thursday. Therefore, the performances will be moved from the Manege im Park to other venues. This concerns Thursday. From Friday, all performances should be able to take place.
On Wednesday, September 07, 2022, you can buy 1,000 limited Early Bird tickets for the NORDEN - The Nordic Arts Festival 2023 exclusively at the bookstore Liesegang in Schleswig. In addition, 500 limited Early Bird tickets will be available for 89 € plus advance booking fees (reduced 79 € plus advance booking fees) in the NORDEN online store. A maximum of four tickets per person will be sold. Reservations are not possible.

Tickets at the regular price will be available in the online store after this year's NORDEN Festival.
Panel discussions at NORDEN
Last Sunday the first panel discussion in the context of NORDPOP22 took place. Frank Spilker (singer Die Sterne) talked with Nina Müller (singer WIM) and Frehn Havel (Konzertdirektion Karsten Jahnke) about the effects of the Corona Pandemic on the music industry and faced the question: What's next for the music industry?

On Thursday, September 01, another panel discussion around accessibility at festivals will follow at 6:15 pm in the Atrium. Moderated by Caro Schwarz (Musikspots), the accessibility officer of the NORDEN Festival, Philine Burmeister, will talk with Mirko and Lucas of the band Bitte Lächeln about the possibilities to make festivals and music events much more inclusive.
Note ticket sales
At the Königswiesen we have a box office open for you every day, where you can purchase tickets for all event days. There are no tickets available in the NORDEN online store for the current event day.
Summer of CoCreation
05.09. - 07.09. Königswiesen, Schleswig

At the Summer of CoCreation you can expect a diverse program around topics of digitalization in the city of Flensburg and the districts of Nordfriesland and Schleswig-Flensburg, which want to become the Smart Border Region between the Seas. A central component is the presentation of projects and prototypes that are being developed jointly - i.e. co-creatively - by actors from the region. These first "plietsche" implementation ideas from different subject areas from public services to open data should make the region fit for the present and the future. All visitors are invited to get to know these first implementation projects and to give feedback and suggestions on the project ideas to the developers on site.
The countdown is on
Only 1 month until NORDEN - The Nordic Arts Festival 2022

Soon it will be colorful on the Königswiesen! Full of anticipation, we are currently in the final preparations for this year's NORDEN - The Nordic Arts Festival and will start setting up at the Baltic Sea Fjord Schlei in just a few weeks. We can hardly wait to celebrate together with you!
You can look forward to more than 400 artists from 10 northern European countries, numerous workshops and sports activities for the whole family. You can find the entire program here in the overview or in the festival app.
Accessibility at NORDEN
We would like to experience the unique culture of Northern Europe together and also enable people with impairments to access the festival. Therefore, in the coming years, together with our partners Rotary Club Schleswig/Gottorf and the Schleswiger Werkstätten, we will expand a comprehensive barrier-free and inclusive offer to make the NORDEN as accessible as possible for everyone. This year, the focus is initially on an expanded offer for hearing-impaired and deaf people.
NORDEN Festivalapp - now available
In the app Festivalcamp from our partner HÖME you can now view the entire festival program, create your personal timetable and share it with your friends. Don't forget to activate the notifications to not miss any news of your favorite festival. Download now!