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World Forum Convention Center


World Forum Convention Center

The World Forum Convention Center, formerly known as the Nederlands Congres Centrum (NCC), is a concert venue and convention centre in The Hague, Netherlands, near the buildings of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

In 2006 a part of the convention center, including the Statenhal, was demolished to make place for the Europol building. Many concerts and festivals had been held there before, such as the annual North Sea Jazz Festival, and the Eurovision Song Contests of 1976 and 1980. Between 2006 and 2010 the The Hague Jazz festival was held at the World Forum (to replace the moved North Sea Jazz festival, which is now held in Rotterdam). Since 2011 the festival is held in the Kyocera Stadium.[1]

Past events

Nederlands Congres Centrum
World Forum Convention Center
  • The Hague Jazz - 2006 till 2010
  • International Conference on Afghanistan - March 31, 2009
  • Meet the Future, Science & Technology Summit - November 18, 2010
  • The Hague International Model United Nations (THIMUN) - Annually


External links

  • of the World Forum

Coordinates: 52°5′34.5″N 4°16′55.9″E / 52.092917°N 4.282194°E / 52.092917; 4.282194

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