WATER AND SOUND

FESTIVAL OF CULTURES

25.7.- 27.7. | 2. – 4.8.24

At WATER & SOUND 2024, the focus is on the Atlantic. The rich musical traditions of the Atlantic region are shaped by the historical interaction between Europe, Africa and America and the effects of colonialism, trade, slavery, migration and a globalized world. In the period from 25.7. until 4.8. concerts with contemporary artists from the Atlantic region will take place in the Annahof, at the Kuhsee and on the open-air stage, representing this area of tension between the continents. Art projects, panels and artist talks are dedicated to complementary themes relating to the ecology, society and ethnomusicology of the Atlantic region and explore the spaces between art and science.
The pre-sale for the “Atlantic Concert” on the open-air stage with Mayra Andrade, Oumou Sangaré and the Ensemble Atlantique on 4.8.24 has already started. The complete program for WATER & SOUND 2024 with great music from Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, Portugal and Morocco, among others, will be announced at the beginning of June.

ARTISTS 2024

With the announcement of the concert by Mayra Andrade and Oumou Sangaré on 4.8. on the open-air stage, the first two artists of the festival have already been confirmed and the pre-sale has started. The complete program for 2024 will be announced at the beginning of June.

CROSSING BORDERS WITH MUSIC

New in the video series “Crossing borders with music”: Maria Mazzotta & the Waterbirds live from the studio during rehearsals for 2023.

GALLERY

Impressions of WATER&SOUND 2023 by our photographers Helena Gladen, Bayram Er and Fabian Schreyer can be found here.

PLAYLIST