Rotterdam Architecture Month takes over Museumpark

The largest architecture festival in the Netherlands is descending on Museumpark during the whole month of June. Visitors of all ages can follow a route through green surroundings. It passes by special installations about the past, present and future of the park. The crowdpuller of this edition is the temporary opening of Museum Boijmans Van […]

Byewaste makes decluttering easy


Rotterdam-based Byewaste collects the items that people no longer use for free from their homes. With the app, it’s easy to schedule an appointment to get a driver to pick up books, electronics, toys and textiles for example. Once the unwanted items are collected by Byewaste they are reused. The quickly growing start-up is always […]

Schouwburgplein is the stage for SeptemberCool

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On September 17 and 18 Schouwburgplein is transformed into a perfect late summer destination. SeptemberCool offers the Waluw Vintage Market, live music, spoken word, beats, and more. The event presents performances by local rapper Raw Roets, Spoken Beats led by Bianca Sallons, and music by the Koninklijke Rotterdamse Post Harmonie (Royal Rotterdam Post Harmony), Cor […]

Anne Reitsma shows the future at World Port Days

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For over ten years Anne Reitsma has been the official photographer at the World Port Days. But she also enjoys photographing the people who work in the port. Her new exhibition consists of 16 large portraits and 6 panoramas on the Maritime Museum Rotterdam. The exhibition is called Young in the Harbor. It is on […]

More than 50 Rotterdam monuments can be visited

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On Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September over 50 monuments open their doors during the annual Open Monumentendag. The public can choose from a packed free program of tours, lectures, and concerts. This year’s theme is: ‘Transitions – sustainable lasts the longest’ Of course, classics such as The Schielandshuis, De Hef and the Koopmanshuis on […]

Enjoy Diorama Nieuwe Waterweg from Doek van Holland

Diorama Nieuwe Waterweg Doek van Holland MVDRV

From September 10 onwards, visitors to the Hook of Holland can enjoy Diorama Nieuwe Waterweg. One of the most important pieces from Rotterdam’s city collection, in a special way. It marks the 150th anniversary of the Nieuwe Waterweg canal. A replica of the 100-square-meter painting by Dutch artist Jaap Gidding will be placed on the […]

Diederik Verbakel shows his textile artwork at Dudok

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Inspired by the Japanese BORO textiles Diederik Verbakel created BORO BLUSH SERIES. The artwork consist of discarded textile that have gotten new life. Family, friends and acquaintances all helped. The shared work of art is on display at Dudok until September 19. The whole idea of BORO is that there is beauty in discarded materials […]

The full line-up for Eendracht Festival is here

Eendracht Festival Niek Hage

No less than ten stages make up the upcoming Eendracht Festival July 21. The free showcase festival has programmed local talent at Rotown, Arminius, WORM, Heilige Boontjes, Boomgaardstraat and Eendrachtsplein. Especially for this comeback, the free showcase festival has a new look this year. What once started at three small venues has grown into an […]

World Port Days 2022 shows why the Rotterdam harbor is special

world port days 2022- Anne Reitsma Fotografie

The World Port Days is an annual maritime event in the port and the center of Rotterdam. World Port Days 2022 is the 45th edition and takes place September 2, 3 and 4. During the three-day event, the port of Rotterdam is presented to the public at various locations in the city and the harbor. Visitors […]

QMusic treats with ice creams at Eendrachtsplein

Qmusic Mattie

QMusic is one of the most popular radio stations in the Netherlands. Morning jockey Mattie Valk lives in Rotterdam and Friday July 8 he’s present in his hometown to hand out ice creams. From the Q-ice cream truck several DJ’s hand out ice with these specific flavours: DubbelFrisss, CoolBest and Taksi. The truck visits Uttecht, […]