International Boogie Woogie Festival Holland 2005

April 30th 2005, the International Boogie Woogie Festival Holland took place in the Hotels van Oranje
in Noordwijk. This second edition of the festival was -like the first- sold out
with over 1,000 visitors.

Below you can look back and find information about the festival, such as the live DVD registration
(DTS 5.1) of the festival.

Program 2005
Photo impression 2005
The festival in the press - television 2005
The festival in the press - radio / newspapers
DVD 2005
Sponsors 2005
Contributors 2005


Below you'll find photos of the Opening, the Sponsor- and Contributor Evening, the Festival Evening, the Afterparty and Backstage. Photos by: Wim Flohr, Wim de Boevere, Martijn Schok, Rob Ruijter. Lenie Zuijderhoudt.


The opening of the festival was a big succes. When the boogie woogies started, the clouds went away and a clear sky and sun appeared at the boulevard.

The guests and visitors of the festival could enjoy swinging piano boogie already during the afternoon. On 2 locations was live music by pianists Jeroen Sweers (and his Boogie Woogie Band) and Dirk Jan Vennik (with drummer Maarten Kruijswijk).
The concerts were completed with Boogie Woogie dancing by Swing Club Boogie World from Amsterdam, and with tapdancer Jelly from Paris, France. Below you will find an impression.

The Sponsor and Contributor Evening

The evening before the festival, every year there is the Sponsor and Contributor Evening. A private musical party. Also this year, the festival pianists showed a lot of swinging music. The evening took place in the beautiful Imperial Bar of the hotel.

Also the tapdancers Philou and Jelly gave a great show full of swing.

It was a succesful Sponsor and Contributor Evening. Below you will find a photo impression.

The organizing team: from left to right: Diana Doorn, Dick Doorn, Greta Holtrop, Martijn Schok

The Festival Evening

The afterparty

After the festival evening many visitors joined the afterparty in the Imperial Bar in the hotel.

Every festival pianist joined, and even some of the visitors showed that they could play some boogie woogie!

There was music, tapdancing, dancing, drinks and a lot of fun... Below you will find a photo impression of the afterparty, that didn't stop before 05:00 AM...

See you next year...!

Backstage pictures

It was a lot of work backstage to organize the event, but also lots of fun...!