Performer Applications

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Performer Applications

Applications for Performers for 2024 are always welcome.

Who Can Perform at the Festival

Artists will be selected on the basis of fulfilling as many of the following criteria as possible:

We will do our best to chose artists based on these criteria, but if we cannot we will chose local talented artists

  • Artists that are Dutch immigrants
  • Artists that have Dutch heritage (mother or father)
  • Artists performing content is of Dutch origin (eg. Dutch songs or dance)
  • Artists performing content is of Dutch immigrant origin (eg. Stories or songs written by Dutch people after they immigrated to Australia)
  • Artists with a connection to Holland (eg. previous colonies of Holland or performed at Dutch clubs)

We will do our best to chose performers based on these criteria, but if we cannot we will chose local talented performers.


Performers receive the following benefits…

  • Complimentary Adult Tickets to the festival
  • Access to Festival Green Room
  • Promotion through the festival’s website, facebook page, and media coverage of the festival
  • A Dutch meal from one of our wonderful vendors


As a performer you will be expected to;

  • Be ready at the stage for your set no less than 15 minutes prior to your start time with your instruments (if any) already tuned
  • Be polite and courteous to all patrons and volunteer staff at all times
  • To report any incidents to your manager as soon as is reasonable
  • To adhere to our Festival Code of Conduct at all times

Apply to be a Performer

Thank you for having an interest in performing at the Holland Festival in Melbourne, Australia. To apply to be a performer, please complete the form below.

Applicants will be advised of the success (or not) of their application as soon as practical.

Performer Application
including your, or your performance's, connection to Dutch culture (if any)
I have a current Victorian Working With Children Check?
Terms of service
I understand that it is my responsibility to read and understand all the Festival rules i.e. the Code of Conduct, the Emergency Management & the Working With Children Policies relevant to performers and that I will adhere to these rules while at the Holland Festival
I have Read and Agree to all the Terms of Service *
I have Public Liability Insurance

If you do not have Public Liability Insurance, and you are volunteering you will be covered as a Volunteer under Rotary Volunteer Insurance for the Festival.


I want to apply for Public Liability Insurance
By "Ticking" I am not a Robot, you declare that all the information contained in this application is true & correct. NOTE: This must be ticked or the form will not send - Thank you

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