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Drag Queens will mesmerize Rotterdam

Make no mistake. Drag Queens are so versatile. They act, lipsync, model, dance, impersonate, sew costumes and be shady on top. Since the international success of Rupaul’s Drag Race more and more people have become enthusiastic about this extravagant form of art. Drag queens, the men, and women who adopt an alter ego with the …

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International Dance League Emile Vrolijk

International Dance League brings the best urban dancers to Rotterdam

The best urban dancers and performers from Europe come to Rotterdam this September during the first edition of the International Dance League to compete in spectacular theatre shows with battles. The event combines the worlds of hip-hop, street dance and theatre, providing a completely new dance experience for both competitors and audiences. The main element …

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Legendary vogue artist Willi Ninja by Chantal Regnault

Kunsthal Rotterdam celebrates Ballroom Culture with Deep in Vogue

During the eighth edition of Rotterdam Pride, the Kunsthal will be the epicentre of the 2021 Rotterdam Pride Conference. Part of the program is: Deep in Vogue. Celebrating Ballroom Culture. This exhibition showcases the community, codes, and expressive power of ballroom – focusing on its roots and the continuing need to celebrate each other in …

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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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Pearl - Scapino Rotterdam

Pearl

From the 17th of January 2020, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam will bring the successful Pearl production back on stage for the last time. The baroque spectacle became a hit in the theaters in 2011 and 2013 with an almost sold-out tour and more than 50,000 visitors. The highlights are the spectacular performance in the Ziggo Dome …

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Aruna Vermeulen - Inside Rotterdam

HipHopHuis

It’s not the moves that make the movement: HipHopHuis, a space dedicated to hip-hop culture, is more than meets the eye. Its co-founder and general director Aruna Vermeulen advocates a culture of inclusion already common at this popular Rotterdam venue. Words: Irene de Vette A hop, skip and jump away from Rotterdam’s Central Station is …

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