The next ABBA Day will take place on April 1st, 2017, in RoosendaalEvery year, The International ABBA Day attracts many hundreds of fans from all over the world, and in recent years it has grown into a whole weekend. This year, we are going back 40 years, to ABBA The Movie and the 1977 concert tour.
FRIDAY, MARCH 31stThe many fans who are already in town on Friday meet up at the pub Moriaan (Tongerloplein 9, Roosendaal) from 8 pm to chat, maybe have a beer, take part in our ABBA quiz with amazing prizes or just enjoy the company of friends.
SATURDAY, APRIL 1stThe main day will be held at Rottier (Vijfhuizenberg 52) with all the usual offerings – a big ABBA record and memorabilia fair, a quiz with great prizes (including rare and autographed items), videos on the big screen and, of course, the Fan Club Shop is present.
This year, we will have a small exhibition on ABBA The Movie and the 1977 live tour. As a special guest we will have Hans Löfvenberg, ABBA’s tour manager, looking back on those good old days. We also have a video from Lasse Hallström in which he talks about ABBA - The Movie, especially recorded for the Fan Club. Furthermore, singer Susie Webb will perform a few of her Bossa Nova ABBA songs.
The ABBA Day starts at 11, and the party goes on all day, ending with the traditional disco from 7 pm until 11 pm.
The entrance fee, payable at the door, is € 7.00 for members and € 10.00 for non members. The bar is open all day and also offers some light snacks (you cannot bring your own drinks or food into the building). Cloakroom facilities are available for a small fee.
SUNDAY, APRIL 2ndThe local cinema is showing ABBA The Movie at 11.15 am. It will be the new fully digitized and restored 2017 version. Watching the film together with hundreds of fans is an experience that is too good to miss. Tickets can be bought online.
Please noteThe Duch railways NS are planning to do maintenance work between Amsterdam and Roosendaal on April 1st and 2nd. This means it might take longer for you to complete your journey. See here to plan your trip.
Some pictures from previous years: