Saturday 28 august 1971 is a historic day. Some young guys and girls ‘claim’ the basement of ‘Het Patronaat’ in Baarlo. JC Sjiwa is born and will be the meetingplace for the youth of Baarlo.
The 10th anniversary was celebrated by an open air festival at sports park De Berckt. With headliners Kansas and Foreigner.
The following years more well-known bands played the Sjiwa stage, among others:
One other highlight in the history of Sjiwa was the 25th anniversary. This special moment was celebrated with an own Sjiwa-beer: JUBILE.
Nowadays there are many events, especially for the youth between 15 and 20 years. Also several annual events take place at Sjiwa, like:
With a long history of over 50 years, Sjiwa is part of Baarlo. No matter what age you are, everyone is welcome!