Manchester International Festival 2017

Manchester International Festival (MIF) is the world’s first festival of original, new work and special events, staged every two years in Manchester, UK. MIF launched in 2007 as an artist-led festival presenting new works from across the spectrum of performing arts, visual arts and popular culture. 

MIF 2017 is the first edition of the festival under new Artistic Director John McGrath, and features more than 20 world premieres. 

 Artists in the 2017 Festival include Boris Charmatz, Jane Horrocks, New Order, Liam Gillick, Yael Bartana, Arcade Fire, Phil Collins, Underworld, Lucinda Childs, Frank Gehry, John Adams, Tomas Ostermeier, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Matthew Herbert, Anna Meredith, Olga Neuwirth, Huang Ro, Mohammed Fairouz, Philip Venables, Jeremy Deller, Mary-Ellen McTague, Johann Johannsson, Company Wayne McGregor, Simon Stephens, Scott Graham, Susan Hefuna, Sampha, Raymond Yiu, Paloma Gormley, Nigel Barrett and Louise Mari, Mary-Anne Hobbs, Samson Young and many more.