Festivals & Seasonal Events

Kunstfestspiele 2024

Floating Earth

This international and interdisciplinary festival allows audiences to experience music, performances, theatre, dance and installations at the Herrenhausen Gardens and elsewhere from May 16th to June 2nd.

Program overview

Other exhibition houses

Luke Jerram: Floating Earth

16.05.2024 to 02.06.2024

Maschteich im Maschpark

From 16 May to 2 June, the installation on the mash pond will provide a unique view of the Earth that is otherwise only available to astronauts.

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Other exhibition houses

Emeka Ogboh: Nzuko – The Gathering

18.05.2024 to 02.06.2024

Arne Jacobsen Foyer

An African village square in the functional glass architecture of the Arne Jacobsen Foyer?

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Stages

Mothers - A Song for Wartime

25.05.2024

Deutscher Hockey Club Hannover e.V.

In MOTHERS A SONG FOR WARTIME twenty-one Ukrainian, Belarusian and Polish women vehemently counter the powers of destruction.

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Concerts

Mirliton

25.05.2024 to 26.05.2024

Orangerie Herrenhausen

The setting looks like an arena. Within it two masked forms, martial and unrecognisable, lie in wait for one another, humbly expectant.

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Concerts

Mass: A Theatre Piece for Singers, Players and Dancers

26.05.2024

Kuppelsaal im HCC

Leonard Berstein's work will be performed in its complete version for the first time ever in Hanover on 26 May in the Kuppelsaal.

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Stages

Common Ground

26.05.2024

Ehrenhof

Human pyramids, trapeze, tightrope, plus turntables and live instruments. And if needed, the saxophone is played at dizzying heights.  

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Concerts

A Homage to Anton Plate

26.05.2024

Galerie Herrenhausen

It is a homage to an associate and friend. For Ingo Metzmacher the composer Anton Plate was a great inspiration and a kindred musical spirit.

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Stages

SPAfrica

28.05.2024

Orangerie Herrenhausen

Julian Hetzel and Ntando Cele introduced a business model: SPAfrica, the first ‘empathy drink’ is exported from Africa to Europe.

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Stages

Vástádus eana – The answer is land

29.05.2024

Deutscher Hockey Club Hannover e.V.

Vástádus eana – The answer is land is a musical and choreographic journey to the original shamanic culture of the Sámi, one of Europe’s few indigenous com...

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Concerts

Elaha Soroor & Kefaya

29.05.2024

Orangerie Herrenhausen

The prize-winning musician, singer, composer and designer Elaha Soroor comes from Afghanistan but now lives in London. She first encountered traditional m...

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Stages

To Move In Time

30.05.2024

Orangerie Herrenhausen

What would we do if we could travel through time? A game of make-believe familiar to many of us.

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Stages

The Köln Concert

31.05.2024

Deutscher Hockey Club Hannover e.V.

It is the soundtrack for the emotional moments many lives. It is millions of people’s favourite piece and one of the most beautiful and successful jazz re...

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Stages

Motus Mori: Reliquiem

01.06.2024 to 02.06.2024

Großer Garten

Which movements would you like to pass on, to prevent them being lost? 

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Stages

A Revue

01.06.2024 to 02.06.2024

Galerie Herrenhausen

A Revue is an exuberant happening that blends extra-terrestrial fashion show, queer revue, pop, Baroque and shamanistic rituals. 

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Stages

Materia

02.06.2024

Orangerie Herrenhausen

It’s possible to juggle with all kinds of objects, but what Andrea Salustri does has actually never been seen before.

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Events

24.05.2024 to 02.06.2024 starting from 11:00 o'clock