VIBRANT ARTS CENTRE Vooruit is a vibrant arts centre that receives 300,000 visitors a year. Since 1982 we have been offering many cultural events where we mainly focus on performing arts, music, city & transition and books. Every year Vooruit itself sets up 500 to 600 activities. In addition, we work with a large number of partners who complement and strengthen our offer with parties, concerts, conferences... IMPORTANT MEETING PLACE The wide range of activities ranging from stage performances & performances to concerts to book presentations & debates to parties... ensure that Vooruit is an important meeting place for a very diverse audience. Also our busy Café & terrace where everyone can go to consume a (vegetarian) meal or drink, have a chat, work... play an important role in this. Finally, our central location in the heart of Ghent makes it easy to meet new people here or not. MONUMENT / BUILDING Vooruit is housed in an impressive centenary monument and has 4 stages, as many studios (for lectures/exhibitions/rehearsals) and a large café with adjoining terrace and bicycle parking. With an area of no less than 20,000 m², you can wander for hours through the countless corridors and rooms that the recognized monument offers. The building is open 7 days a day, the rooms are only accessible during activities.