Annual overview

2022

July & August

Summer in Leuven | July & August
An extensive offer of musical, culinary and other events

September

Festival 20/21 | September & October
A unique focus on the classical music of the 20th and 21st century. The festival offers a mix of recent classics and yet to be discovered masterpieces.

October

Festival 20/21 - Transit | October 2022
A unique focus on the classical music of the 20th and 21st century. Transit provides an insight into the new music of the 21st century.

November

Playground | November 2022
A unique arts festival in which artists are not bound to a single discipline, but merge elements freely. In challenging performances, they bring objects and bodies together.

December

International Short Film Festival | December 2022
A wide range of hundreds of new short films in all possible styles and genres: children's films, non-narrative films, fiction and animation films and all conceivable crossovers.

Winter Season Leuven | December 2022 & January 2023
Winter Season in Leuven banishes the first chill of winter with a heart-warming program filled with music, winter walks, Christmas shopping and more in a cosy atmosphere.

2023

March

Leuven Jazz | 2023
Leuven dances to a jazzy beat. Enjoy some of the world’s best musicians, Belgian heroes, up-and-coming talent, films and family concerts or dive into pubs just bursting with jazz.

Docville | 2023
The best national and international documentaries. All films are either in English of subtitled. The programme also includes several debates, lectures and other interesting fringe activities.

April

Zythos Beer Festival | April 2023
Around 100 Belgian brewers will introduce about 500 beers to the public during the largest beer trade fair on the European continent.

Passie van de Stemmen (Voices of Passion) | 29.04-07.05.2022
This unique site swells on the sounds of beautiful polyphony. Musical gems from the early Renaissance to the early Baroque period are performed by elite (inter)national ensembles and soloists.

May

CIRKL | 2023
Discover the circus of today and tomorrow. An impressive festival with elite international artists, a lot of young talent, sneak peeks, and workshops for young and old!

Leuven Innovation Beer Festival | 2023
Beer tasting festival that offers a platform for craft breweries from all over the world. Taste the innovative beers.

Passie van de Stemmen (Voices of Passion) | 29.04-07.05.2022
This unique site swells on the sounds of beautiful polyphony. Musical gems from the early Renaissance to the early Baroque period are performed by elite (inter)national ensembles and soloists.

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