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…

Harbour Run Rotterdam

Harbour Run

Running through the Port of Rotterdam Especially for this obstacle run, Rotterdam port companies will be opening their doors to harbour runners. You can run 6 or 10 kilometres across port areas and quays, past ships, cranes, containers and through port sheds. The 10-kilometre trail has 25 obstacles to overcome. During the Harbour Run you…

Longines FEI European Championships

Equestrian Events

Longines FEI European Championships Jumping and (Para-)Dressage This summer, from the 19th to 25th of August, no fewer than three equestrian European Championships will be coming to Rotterdam: Jumping, Dressage and Para-Dressage. For Rotterdam, with its 70 editions of CHIO, this is the largest equestrian event ever organised. One week of top-level sport at the…

Sports on Screens

Sports Film Festival Sports enthusiasts can indulge themselves during the fifth edition of the Sports Film Festival, which celebrates international, sports-themed films and documentaries. Expect an extensive programme covering an array of disciplines such as football, tennis, boxing, cycling, baseball and skating. Lantaren Venster is the centre of the event, screening amongst others:John McEnroe; In…

Sweat, Tears and Blisters

NN Marathon Rotterdam The most vibrant event in the city is definitely the Rotterdam Marathon. Professional athletes and amateurs, young and old, men and women, national and international, all run the 42.2km route through the city together. Traversing bridges, parks and streets: friends, family, neighbours, musicians and just about everyone that passes by flock to…

6 Days of Cycling Champions

Wooning Zesdaagse (professional cycling) One of the first major sporting events of the year is the Wooning Zesdaagse of Rotterdam. The best cyclists in the world come together at Ahoy Rotterdam for six days of fierce cycling! Ticket prices are starting at €31 and can be bought on the website. > 3-8 January, Ahoy Rotterdam…