Vrijthof setting for festival and debate

Maastricht prepares for European elections

Get ready for the ultimate European election experience! On April 29th, Studio Europa and Politico are hosting the third edition of the Maastricht Debate, gearing up for the European Parliament elections (6-9 June).

Free festival and debate watch party at the Vrijthof

For those who want to be informed about the European elections in a light-hearted way, we’ve got you covered! 

At Monday 29 April, we are throwing a FREE elections festival and debate watch party at the iconic Vrijthof square, where you can watch a livestream of the debate on a large screen. But that's not all – our line-up is jam-packed with exciting activities before and after the debate. Don't miss out! 

You are welcome at the Vrijthof as of 17:00 hours.  For music, foodtrucks and information about the candidates and their parties.

Meet the Spitzencandidates in person!

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