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Thursday 16 September 2021
NEXT IS LOOKING FOR YOUNGSTERS BETWEEN 16 AND 20 YEARS OLD WHO WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TEENAGE SONGBOOK OF LOVE AND SEX  The Teenage Choir of Love and Sex is a choir of Icelandic youngsters who sing their own songs, written from their own experience and/or visions on lova and sex. The choirs travels to different cities and countries en invites youngsters from that neighbourhood to write, compose en parform with them.  The choir sings for themselves and for others. They sing about love, curiosity and grief. They sing for every virgin and every youngster - so they never have to feel alone again. 
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Tuesday 7 September 2021
At last! Between the 12th of November and the 4th of December, NEXT will again fill more than 20 theatre halls - in various Flemish, Walloon and French cities - with DANCE, PERFORMANCE and THEATER. You can find the full programme on our website from September 25th on!
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NEXT TIME : this is (not)… NEXT 2020

Thursday 10 December 2020
Like so many other cultural events this year, the 13th festival edition of NEXT had to be cancelled. That's why the five co-organising partners have created the NEXT TIME label in order to programme performances that should have taken place during NEXT 2020. The productions are shown in the course of the regular cultural season or during special festivals of the various houses.
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Friday 30 October 2020
  For many months 24 French, Flemish and Walloon art houses  have been working hard on the preparations of the 13th edition of NEXT. We were looking forward to welcoming you again to 38 top performances and premières. Today a lot of artists are working in the NEXT houses to add the final touches on their newest creations. In the meantime we have continually been adjusting to keep complying with the safety measures. However, it is with great regret that we inform you that there will be no NEXT in november 2020. Today we all have to work together and take action in order to conquer the corona virus.
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Performances in Flanders and Wallonia cancelled untill 19 November 2020.

Wednesday 28 October 2020
Following the new safety measures in Belgium, the NEXT performances in Flanders and Wallonia will be cancelled untill 19 November 2020. We will inform you of further news shortly.  
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WELCOME to the 13th edition of the NEXT festival

Wednesday 21 October 2020
13, our lucky number? Let's dare to believe it! For the past 13 years, NEXT has been breaking down borders by leading a partnership uniting 24 theatres, cultural centres and arts centres in 16 municipalities in France, Wallonia and Flanders.Organised by five cultural structures*, NEXT has become one of the major annual festivals in Europe, presenting some thirty shows by renowned artists, innovative creators and young emerging talent from the world of theatre, dance and performance.
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