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Photo Festival in a irresistibly charming city

What do Prague, Venice and Leiden have in common? All of them are in the top-10 of irrisitibly charming cities of Europe, says Earthtraveling.com. According to this website, Leiden is the most beautiful city in the Netherlands because there is so much history visible in the city center and it has a thriving cultural climate.…

Letter of recommendation by Councillor Strijk

The Leiden municipal executive councillor Robert Strijk (Accessibility, Economy, City Center and Culture) wrote a letter of recommendation to the International Photo Festival Leiden, in which he compares the IPFL to other famous Leiden talent festivals and expresses the hope that it will be as succesful as other Dutch Photo Festivals.

Photobus comes to Leiden

Photobus will be present at International Photo Festival Leiden. October 11, it will be present at the Pieterskerkplein, and October 12 at the Stadhuisplein. The exhibition shows analog photos from various disciplines such as illustrative, documentary and fine art. Photobus is initiated by Brechje Tromp and Winny Pepping. It is an accessible platform seeking attention for young…

Talent meets talent!

The IPFL will be accompanied by the music of Band Talent Leiden, a foundation that wants to provide a platform to musically talented youth in the Leiden region. To this aim, they work together with the Leiden Popschool. In March 2014, the first succesful festival took place. Also, Band Talent Leiden organises several workshops and coaching…

IPFL joins Leiden Children’s Rights Week

The educational project of the Festival will connect to the Children’s Rights Week (september 17-24, 2014) in Leiden, a project of the City of Leiden in collaboration with UNICEF Netherlands and Leiden University. Occasion is the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

“Shop the Photo” route

Next to the open air exhibition, each of the 20 selected photographer also has a solo exhibition in an art gallery, shop or restaurant, where they will show a wider selection of their work. Together, these exhibitions form the Shop the Photo route. Below you will find an overview and a map of the locations. At…