About De Centrale

A fascinating culture- and meeting spot

In the 80s of last century they were put cold; the old coke-driven generators of the urban power plant at Ham in Ghent.

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De Centrale is an intercultural music center. It considers the super diversity in Ghent and Flanders as her inspiring reference frame and a challenging working context. De Centrale commits to the artistic expressions arising from that cultural diversity. To this end, De Centrale presents a wide spectrum of live music with roots in the city and in the world for a culturally diverse audience. It stimulates the organic traditions and transformation of living musical traditions. De Centrale is a breeding ground, an open house where artists, audience and partners establish a dialogue with each other, will connect,  participate equivalently and share experiences. De Centrale opts for an operation where quality, interaction, shared citizenship and respect are of paramount importance. Cultural diversity connects!!

Unforgettable discoveries & encounters

De Centrale, a world culture house located in the multicultural district Tolhuis – Sluizeken- Ham, is a meeting place for all kinds of  cultural people.

Stage arts & world music school

De Centrale hosts a world music school  and is organizer of various performing arts, with ethnic and cultural diversity as a starting point.

Polyvalent spaces

The polyvalent spaces are at the disposal for shows, rehearsals, workshops, courses, meetings,…