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Fair booking site Moonback is live in Rotterdam

In May 2020 Niels Meijssen posted a LinkedIn message about a very well-known booking platform from the Netherlands. The platform applied for state aid but paid out millions to shareholders. He found it outrageous and made plans for a fair booking platform named Beterboeken. The software developer started a crowdfunding campaign and soon they raised …

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Inside Rotterdam O. Rosa Quist

Operadagen Rotterdam continues as O.

Operadagen Rotterdam disappears after 15 years only to reappear as ‘O.’ Frequent visitors to Operadagen Rotterdam will recognize in O. a festival with an ongoing focus on adventure, talented makers, and crosslinks to numerous genres. O. stands for opera and opening up the genre.  From performances to electropop and from tear-jerkers to street culture. New …

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North Sea Round Town

Soul and jazz in Rotterdam! North Sea Round Town Fringe Festival

Unfortunately, the renowned NN North Sea Jazz Festival will be postponed for another year – to July 2022. John Legend’s opening concert on July 8 is also canceled. But! The organisation is doing everything they can to make a program possible for North Sea Round Town in the city of Rotterdam in June and July: …

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RIDCC

RIDCC Live: The world’s biggest choreographic duet competition

One of the largest duet choreography competitions in the world will take place in theater Rotterdam! RIDCC (also known as Rotterdam International Duet Choreography Competition) experienced its first edition in 2018. After great success, RIDCC is now an annual festival, with a choreography competition at its core, which this year will be held on 24, …

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Swinging on the river: Jazzschip op de helling

Due to corona, this year’s edition of Jazzschip (‘Jazz Ship’) won’t be held on one large ship. Instead several water taxis will take you to a number of special locations in the port of Rotterdam. First you’ll sail to the industrial RDM Rotterdam, a former shipyard. Then you’ll board the iconic ship SS Rotterdam for …

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