NonFiction Photo Festival

From November 19 to December 6, the festival can be experienced at the Synagoge Groningen. View top quality local and international visual stories in the heart of Groningen.

Local photographers tell the story of the North, while the internationally acclaimed World Press Photo Exhibition examines the rest of the world. The festival is open to the public every day. For those who want to know more, there is an exciting Academy program with tours and talks for everyone. Come and enjoy the best visual journalism of the past year!

In connection with corona, we ask everyone to wear a mouth mask and keep a distance of 1.5 meters. Tickets can only be ordered online.

Questions? Contact us or check the Frequently Asked Questions.

Opening times

10.00 – 18.00 Mon-Wed

10.00 – 21.00 Thu-Fri

10.00 – 18.00 Sat-Sun

Tickets festival

€8,00 Regular weekday

€9,00 Regular weekend

€5,00 Reduction (student & under 18)

€1,00 Stadjerspashouders

€1,00 Children 6 to 11 years

€0,00 Children under 6


This year, the photo exhibitions World Press Photo Exhibition 2020 and the locally oriented Rise Up are on display.


Want to know more about photography and the story behind the images? Discuss the exhibition with a photographer or researcher from the University of Groningen.

Tickets including entrance to the festival.

Guided tour of the Synagogue

For those who want to know more about the beautiful festival location and the Jewish community in Groningen. Daily, 1 pm, English or Dutch, including festival ticket. To book, choose the festival time slot 1 pm and add the Synagogue tour afterwards.

Guided tour of the exhibition

Take a short tour of the World Press Photo Exhibition. Our (often international) volunteers are happy to talk to you. Guided tours on a donation basis; they start anytime, no booking required. Ask for a tour at the counter.

Synagogue, Folkingestraat 60, Groningen


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