Festival Magia x Witte de With

“Arp Frique presents Festival Magia” is back on August 23rd and 24th for it’s third edition, and it’s going deeper. Two days and nights in Rotterdam’s art district around the infamous Witte de Withstraat. In the most vibrant part of Rotterdam, both indoor and outdoor, Festival Magia is expanding it’s storytelling mission with more than just special music, adding art, talks and liveradio by Operator, screenings, a vinyl market and a night program to the party, partnering up with MAMA, TENT, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, WORM, V2_ Lab for the Unstable Media, Het Nieuwe Instituut, MONO and KINO.


  • Penny Penny
  • Ntombi Ndaba & Esa's Afro-Synth Band
  • Funky Rob
  • Sourakata Koite
  • Sosena Gebre Eyesus
  • Mim Suleiman
  • Pilon
  • Danny Carvalho
  • Nando da Cruz
  • Sachiko Kanenobu
  • Ronald Snijders x Dennis Verschoor
  • Yin Yin
  • Ronald Snijders, Niti Ranjan Biswas & Ganesh Ramnath
  • Dennis Verschoor x Familia Kriya
  • Niti Ranjan Biswas Ensemble


  • Orpheu The Wizard
  • Digital Zandoli
  • Mari
  • Satoshi Yamamura
  • Sekan
  • Bonnefooi
  • Rita Maia
  • Derozan
  • Anadolu Express
  • Pushin Wood Soundsystem
  • Klabu Sounds: Ask Me Later b2b Goodthingman
  • Lin Tonic
  • Mundi
  • Bart Eichholtz
  • Drunken Lion Soundsystem
  • Flavio Filho d'Terezinha
  • Adison Fernando
  • Sousa
  • Osas
  • Remmit


  • Cecilia Vicuna, a retrospective exhibition
  • Mariana Castillo Deball, a solo exhibition
  • Melike Kara, New Work
  • No You Won’t Be Naming No Buildings After Me


  • Babylon
  • Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai
  • Lisbon Beat


  • Rush Hour Store
  • Pinkman Records
  • Espresso Records
  • De Oorzaak
  • Far Side Records
  • Best Kept Records