The venue for the DOBC is De Lawei in the centre of Drachten in the North of the Netherlands. Acoustically renowned and host to 900 seats, De Lawei is one of the chosen concert halls of the North Netherlands Symphony Orchestra and an ideal location for the DOBC.

De Lawei is easily accessible by car or bus and allows for free parking.


Schouwburg De Lawei
Burgemeester Wuiteweg 24
9203 KL Drachten
The Netherlands

Telephone cash desk:
(0512) 33 50 50
Telephone reception:
(0512) 33 50 00


From directions Groningen or Heerenveen: A7, exit Drachten Centrum/ West. Enter Drachten, straight on at the roundabout, at the first turn right. You will see De Lawei at your right side after 500 meters. Just prior to the concerthall turn right to the (free) parking.