GOGBOT festival is an exciting and innovative multi media art festival. 150 international artists will turn the city into a thrilling environment. Covering multiple locations this year, again with Oude Markt & Grote Kerk as the heart of the festival. Other locations are Twentse Welle, Mac Berlijn (with lectures, conference and screenings) and the GOGBOT music program in Atak @ the brand new Muziekkwartier.
The aki-festival is organised by Enschede art academy AKI. For a week it offers workshops, exhibitions, discussions, music and more.
Balenfestival is a 3-day festival situated in and around the 'Balengebouw' (part of a former textile factory) in the Roombeek area. The program offers exhibitions, performances, music, street-theater, workshops and a museumnight.
GrensWerk is an annual art-festival combining several disciplines like music, theater, art and architecture. Many of the performances or activities are at special places throughout the city.