Sounds of China

YEAR OF THE DOG Sounds of China Did you know that Rotterdam has the biggest Chinese community in The Netherlands? Also, de Doelen, one of the city’s biggest event and concert locations, is located in the middle of China Town. Hence, last year’s successful first edition of this Chinese music event, which sold out and…

Jazzy Nights

TOP OF THE DUTCH JAZZ SCENE Jazzy Nights Twice a month, Café Restaurant Floor and Theater Rotterdam offers a low-key, authentic jazz night at which you can see the top of the Dutch jazz scene at work. After an opening concert by an experienced musician, there will be a jam session with big jazz musicians…

Emotional Dance

EMOTIONAL DANCE Inside Out – Conny Janssen Danst The tour of this impressive show by Rotterdam-based dance collective Conny Janssen Danst was extended because of its big success. Choreographer Conny Janssen was inspired by the role of the individual in the complexity of the mass. Inside Out shows the beauty of details and the vulnerable…

Design Fair

DESIGN FAIR ON A CRUISE SHIP OBJECT (part of Art Rotterdam Week) OBJECT is an international design fair that uses the impressive SS Rotterdam cruise ship to display the work of up-and-coming designers. The dining rooms, hotel rooms, inside and outside decks and sometimes even the basement are filled with the most stunning design. The…

Inside Rotterdam party time!

Inside Rotterdam party time! The launch of Inside Rotterdam magazine on Monday 29 May at Café Rotterdam, one of the city’s most stunning locations, was a total blast. At the celebration on the café’s terrace that lies directly on the New Maas – what a view! – with the city’s iconic buildings as backdrop, editor…

Future Flux Festival

Future Flux Festival The curious will love this ‘creative technology’ festival, running from 9-11 June. At an exciting location where submarines were once launched from, you can learn about new technological developments, art, and innovation. Ever danced with a robot or steered a drone with your body? You can give it a go here, or…

The Flying Dutch

The Flying Dutch World famous Dutch DJs are the stage acts for this exciting multiple-city open air dance festival on 3 June that takes place at Amsterdam, Eindhoven, and Rotterdam concurrently, with the DJs being transported to and from gigs by helicopter. DJ Afrojack, DJ Hardwell, and DJ Don Diablo are performing at Rotterdam’s Ahoy.…