Europe, Belgium, Brussels
Art discipline: Music
Participated in ICAF in: 2014, 2016

Community music and all that jazz: during our festival, musicians used to working in unusual contexts will explore the boundaries of participation and improvisation. Michael Romanyshyn (Allstar Refjudzji Band, Czech Republic and Honk Festival, USA) and Luc Mishalle (Met-X, Brussels) have already agreed to be part of this experiment. Peter de Boer, Ted van Leeuwen and Thijs Hazeleger, leading Dutch figures in the field of community music, will join in this exciting search for new ways to make music that matters in community contexts. The traditional ICAF Late Night stage will provide a daily platform to try out live experiments for ideas developed by Michael, Luc and the others during the day.


The Fanfakids is a program of Met-X, a community and contemporary music organization based in Brussels that works all over the city with a variety of groups. Met-X has been working since the very beginning with the renowned biennial Zinneke Parade, which is widely regarded as one of the most exciting, visually stunning, and inclusive parades in the world. Components of the parade, c