Purpose

Purpose

Purpose

Based on the unique natural and cultural heritage of Wadden Sea areas the Vadehavsfestival presents new forms of artistic expression in areas such as visual arts, film, literature, dance, sculptures, land art, music, performing arts and interdisciplinary artistic expression.

The primary focal point of the festival is the innovative contemporary art, which in interaction with the nature and cultural history of the Wadden Sea areas interprets the unique values of the area. Inspired by national and international participants, the festival has an important role as a "scene" and shows the most talented local cultural forces.

The characteristics of the Vadehavsfestival are artistic high quality and innovative art that can attract, challenge and surprise - to the benefit of those who live in, visits and work in the Wadden Sea region.  In other words the Vadehavsfestival strives to become the identity provider of the people along the Wadden Sea area and a generator of creative and innovative development of the area.