Till the start of the festival

At the Watergate, 9 - 11 May 2018

The 13th Edition of the European Youth Music Festival takes place at various locations around the famous Watergate in Sneek, Friesland and has been aptly named "At the Watergate". As a part of Leeuwarden-Fryslan 2018 the festival will promote regional culture, Frisian identity and the Frisian sense of community or "Mienskip".


"At the Watergate" will take place from May 9 -11, 2018. The program consists of a grand opening ceremony by the Watergate, the EMU Symposium, "Walking Jazz", fringe programs with primary and secondary education and approximately 1000 performances by talented young musicians from all over Europe.