Harrogate International Youth Music Festival

International Music Festival

HARROGATE, UNITED KINGDOM | March 29 - April 3, 2024

The Harrogate International Youth Festival – Music & Performing Arts (HIYF) is an annual event held over Easter in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire. HIYF offers a unique opportunity for participants to perform at iconic venues like the stunning Edwardian Royal Hall, historic stately homes, local churches, and the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Fountains Abbey and Ripon Cathedral. The Festival is considered the oldest and one of the most important youth music and performance gatherings in England, attracting young musicians and dancers from around the world, supported by a variety of local ensembles.