Agenda

Alternative Guide to Rotterdam

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Sun 07 June

ZomerZondagen

Sit down in the Park near the Euromast and enjoy the SummerSundays on 7, 14, 21 or 28 june, or 5 juli!

Thu 11 June

Cool cultural life at WIRED festival

WIRED festival, on June 11th, 12th and 13th will be the festival to be for young adults. At the Schouwburgplein they’ll get to meet the best of what Rotterdam has to offer when it comes to the city’s cultural life. There will be great shows by cool artists, fun and interactive workshops and surprising exhibitions.

Sat 13 June

RotterDream

Rotterdam celebrates its space!

To dream and do.

To be and become.

For old and young,

For dreamers and doers,

EVERYONE is welcome at RotterDream.

Fri 11 September

Festival ‘Kunst in het Witte de Withkwartier’

The annual ‘State of the Art’ festival will show a rich cross-section of what the city has to offer on the cutting edge of performance art and visual art, with fashion, music, design, photography, video art and interventions in the public space.

Fri 03 July

Fixed Days

For the 5th edition of bike festival Fixed Days, they’ve found a new homebase in Rotterdam. The 3-day festival will start off on the first weekend of July, which is not entirely accidental as it’s also the weekend that the Tour the France will ride through the city of Rotterdam.

Program includes races for all levels of cyclists, a bike market, a city ride and free workshops.

Sat 23 May

Small Springfestival @ Rotterdamse Munt

Celebrate spring at Rotterdamse Munt. A beautifull garden filled with herbs, between Kop van Zuid en Afrikaanderwijk.

Fri 05 June

Route du Nord ten year anniversary

In the first weekend of June a new edition of Route du Nord will take place. This by now well known Rotterdam Art, Music and Literature festival will take place in the old Shell building, the Hofpoort, and under the former Hofplein train station.

Sat 09 May

Haags Comedy Festival on Tour

The Hague Comedy Festival started their tour through the Netherlands! What better place to start than the most international Living ROOM of Rotterdam?

Thu 21 May

Voor de leeuwen XL festival

Discover new theatre and dance makers at ‘Voor de leeuwen’ festival.

Fri 22 May

Job’s Wijsje

♫♫♫ JOB’S WIJSJE ♫♫♫

Job takes you on a musical journey of discovery through the Old North Rotterdam. Discover the bustling district around the Zwaanshals and be surprised by performances in unusual places.

Sun 28 June

Pijnackerplein Bluegrass Festival

Pijnackerplein Bluegrass Festival is back with a full two-day festival of American ‘roots’ Pijnackerplein Bluegrass Festival celebrates its fifth edition on Saturday, June 27th 2015. The festival includes a wide range of bluegrass live bands with a variety of (inter) national artists in the field of bluegrass, masterclasses, workshops and a comics exhibition.

Sat 27 June

Pijnackerplein Bluegrass Festival

Pijnackerplein Bluegrass Festival is back with a full two-day festival of American ‘roots’ Pijnackerplein Bluegrass Festival celebrates its fifth edition on Saturday, June 27th 2015. The festival includes a wide range of bluegrass live bands with a variety of (inter) national artists in the field of bluegrass, masterclasses, workshops and a comics exhibition.

Fri 22 May

Operadagen Rotterdam

Operadagen Rotterdam is an international festival with a focus on new developments in opera and music theatre. More than ever before singers, musicians, actors, directors, and designers are moulding the classical opera repertoire to their will. Whilst keeping intact the spirit of the works, they find new interpretations that resonate with the world of today and tomorrow. Operadagen Rotterdam invites the audience to broaden their mind and experience the latest developments.

Thu 30 April

Cinema Arabe

The seventh edition of Cinéma Arabe takes place from April 21 to May 3, 2015 in Amsterdam. A selection of the program will also be featured in LantarenVenster from April 30th to May 3rd.

Mon 27 April

Lekker Toch! Festival

Three popular bands from Rotterdam have joined hands and organize the Lekker Toch! Festival. Come and enjoy this spectacle on King’s Day 2015 .

Sun 05 July

Rotte PICNIC ISLAND

On your way to a tropical destination? No need for that anymore! You’re invited to visit the Rotte PICNIC ISLAND in the Dutch city Rotterdam. We have the perfect getaway place for you. This brand new pop-up island brings you a unique way to experience the river. We bring you a place in the middle of the river where you can sip your drink and relax with live-music.

Fri 03 July

Rotte PICNIC ISLAND

On your way to a tropical destination? No need for that anymore! You’re invited to visit the Rotte PICNIC ISLAND in the Dutch city Rotterdam. We have the perfect getaway place for you. This brand new pop-up island brings you a unique way to experience the river. We bring you a place in the middle of the river where you can sip your drink and relax with live-music.

Sun 19 April

Zondag op de Cool

A family spectacle to remember.

Thu 09 April

Roodkapje RADICALS #1

10-day multidisciplinary festival focussed on RADICAL art, music & more

Sat 27 June

Flamenco Festival Rotterdam

On Saturday June 27th 2015 for the eighth time Flamenco Festival Rotterdam takes place in the outdoor garden and the halls of Grounds, Rotterdam. This is a free accessible flamenco festival with workshops and performances for Spain and flamenco lovers. New this year are crossovers flamenco with opera and with fado.