About Crossing Border
Crossing Border is an international literature and music event taking place in the center of the Hague and featuring over 100 artists.
There are well-known names and up-and-coming talent.
It covers a wide spectrum from graphic novels and poetry to various musical genres.
BorderKitchen – your chance to meet the authors.
Border Sessions – your chance to see how emerging technologies are shaping society and to meet the innovators behind these.
Wall of Fame
Crossing Border has grown to be one of the most progressive literature and music festivals held in Europe.
For more than 20 years, the festival has played host to names such as Stephen Fry, Salman Rushdie, Patti Smith, Placebo, Norman Mailer, Lou Reed, and Ian McEwan.
There was another big line-up in 2016 including PJ Harvey (who attended back in 2004) and Barry Hay from Golden Earring.
Festival visitors can buy day tickets or a ticket to cover all days.
On arrival at the festival, tickets need to be exchanged for a festival wristband.