Join us in congratulating ISPA Board Member and Sydney Festival Director Lieven Bertels on his new appointment! He has been appointed as the Artistic Director of Leeuwarden Fryslân 2018 – Cultural Capital of Europe. He will take up the new position after completing his fourth and final Sydney Festival in 2016.
In the news article published on Cult, Lieven says “to lead a European Capital of Culture is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I feel privileged to be offered this chance, and this timely invitation allows me to focus on our next two Sydney Festivals with the reassurance of my next project on the horizon.”