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Schools are making their students become entrepreneurs

What better way for students to gain experience right away. Various schools let their students run their own restaurants, shops, or brands. The restaurants of Zadkine and Albeda are great places to enjoy dinner for example. Now Vak College Hillegersberg and Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam also offer working experiences. Vak College Hillegersberg operates a brand new …

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Local artists have drawn the impact of COVID-19 on Rotterdam

The city artists Erico Smit, Gwen Stok, Funs Janssen, and Gemma Plum have captured the impact of COVID-19 on Rotterdammers and the city of Rotterdam.  They were commissioned by the Rotterdam City Archives and CBK Rotterdam. Their creations can be seen from October 23 at the Kunsthal during the exhibition ‘Drawn: Rotterdam! One-and-a-half-metre-society’. During the …

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Glashard

Glashard shows gigantic artworks in Schiedam

Just across the border with Schiedam, you’ll find an immense terrain that will be the location of a spacious art event. At the former location of a glass factory, some 25 artists are invited to create gigantic artworks during Glashard.  Opperclaes (designers Linda van der Vleuten and Bruce Tsai-Meu-Chong) oversees the expo and has selected …

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Moonback

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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