Rheingold. De Warme Winkel. Europe Endless Express. Foto: Kiki Amsberg

A politics, literature, theatre and music festival on a night train. An alternative handover of the European Presidency from the Netherlands to Slovakia. And a journey in search of Europe at a moment of crisis.

15 train carriages, 3 days, two nights, 600 guests, onboard theatre, concert, club, debate and cinema wagons as well as a restaurant, two bars and performances and readings throughout the train not to forget a lab analysing trans-European spore travel, trainspotters choreographed along the track, live festival radio programme broadcasted throughout the train, and stops with a dedicated performance programme, guests and local audiences in Amsterdam, Prague and Bratislava.

EEE Documentary. Caspar van Gemund, Vava Stojadinovic & Federico Campanale, 2018.

Crew

Caspar van Gemund (Artistic director), Lizzy Timmers (Dramaturge), Rik Elstgeest (Music Programming), Julien McHardy (Scenography), Floortje Halters & Ellen van Bunnik (Main producers), Julia Mikx (Production train), Betul Erat (Production Prague/Bratislava), Lieveke Heijn (Production assistant), Siemen van der Werf (Technical Producer), Rebecca van Vuure (Communication), Joost de Haas (Graphic Design)

With

MUSIC The Ex & Andy Moor, DJ Rupture, Touki Delphine, Trans Europe Express Band, Yuri Honig & the Aucuatic Ensemble, All Star Refjúdží Band, Kasioboy, Billy Barman Band. THEATRE Wunderbaum, De Warme Winkel, Paul Haenen, Lizzy Timmers Group, De Revisors, 420People, Guus Diepenmaat, Zina. SPEAKERS Arnon Grunberg, Philipp Blom, Magda Vasaryova, Timur Vermes, Sasksia de Coster, Martin Simecka, Flavia Kleiner, Teun van der Keuken, Konstanty Gebert, Tibor Dessewffy, Vasyl Cherepanyn, Gert van LAngendonck, Zuzana Kepplova, Ondrej Hrab. VISUAL ARTS Pink Pony Express, Eddie The Eagle Museum, PIPS-Lab, Ztohoven, David Bade. FILM: Vava Stojadinovic, Federico Campanale, Shevan, Diana Admiraal, Arvid van Woersem, Boban Bajic. The festival was made possible by Revisors: Marieke de Zwaan, Karlijn Hamer, Zina Kisch, Anna Nijenhuis, Eva Heijnen, Laurien Riha, Noah Blindenburg, Rochelle Deekman, Eva Bervoets, Ali Zijlstra, Annelinde Bruijs. WRITERS Saskia de Jong, Roos van Rijswijk, Saskia de Coster, Marjolijn van Heemstra, Lize Spit, Daan Doesborgh, Eva van Manen, Rodann Al Galdidi, Olivier Willemsen, Ronald Snijders. RADIO Laura Stek, Tjitske Mussche, Jesper Buurnsink, Paul Haenen, John van Oostrum. De Balie: Yoeri Albrecht, Marije Ligthart, Ianthe Mosselman, Tim Wagemakers, Lotte Kroese. EYE: Mila Schlingemann, Elif Rongen, Martin de Ruiter, Catrien Böttger. SLAA: Daphne de Heer, Esther Kuijpers, Maya Shamir, Sanne Pieters. Amsterdam Opening Event: Roman, Frans de Vries, Petra Jordan, Sebas van der Sangen, Nienke Baars, David Bade, Pieter Litjens. Pargue: Matej Hajek, Martin Lesjivjan, Petra Dobešová, Katerina Prochazokova. Archa Theater Ondrej Hrab, Ales Kondysek, Jindrich Krippner, Barbora Brodská, Veronika Rezníkovká, Pavlina Svatonova. Otokar van Gemund, Max van Gemund. 420PEOPLE: Vavlac Kunes, Zuza Herenyiova, Sasa Volny, Adam Sojka, Milan Odstrcil. Bratislava: Illah van Oijen, Natalia Demesova, Pavol Murin, Petra Molnárová, Bkis Gabor Bindics.

Produced

by Club Interbellum in partnership with De Balie, EYE Film Insitute Nederland & SLAA – Stichting Literaire Activiteiten Amsterdam