El Dunya festival
A tour around the world in your own town – this is what the El Dunya festival claims to be. On Sunday 6 May a big market will be held in the Stadspark with items from all around the globe, as well as world music, dance and workshops. The market will be open from 12.30 until 19.30; all performances and workshops are free of charge. For more information, please visit www.eldunyamaastricht.nl.
Dutch Liberation Day (Bevrijdingsdag) on Saturday 5 May will see various cultural performances, including singing, dancing and music, at ten locations in the city centre. The event will start at 13.00 and end at 15.00 with a surprise act at the Vrijthof. For the full programme, please visit masterpeace043.wordpress.com.
International Food Fair
Food connects us all, according to the organisers of the International Food Fair on Tuesday 15 May. At the student association Circumflex (Capucijnenstraat 120) from 19.00, you’ll be able to try American, Northern European, Eastern European, Southern European and Middle Eastern, African & Asian dishes together with your friends! dishes. Several organisations will be presenting their projects as well. Tickets cost €5 in the pre-sale at the inner city University Library or €6 at the door.