Saturday 17 September

Night of Discoveries 2022

On Saturday 17 September, the area around the Hortus botanicus will once again be the festival site of the Night of Discoveries festival. The festival has been canceled for two years in a row because of corona, but this year it is making an unparalleled 'comeback' as part of the year Leiden, European City of Science.

In the year in which curiosity is paramount, young ambassadors of the Night of Discoveries program a varied program. From the English journalist, filmmaker and author Oobah Butler about 'the best restaurant that never existed' to Yori Ettema about 'the danger and possibilities of deepfakes'. A dynamic evening program with a focus on music. The music programming this year is in the hands of FunkedUp, 3 voor 12 Leiden and Nobel Award Leiden.

Visit the Night of Discoveries 2022 program website for more information. 


  • Saturday the 17th of september 2022 from 19:00 to 00:00