Agenda

Alternative Guide to Rotterdam

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Sat 06 September

Speyksessie 14 at Expedition Noordereiland!

This season’s Speyksessies kick-off takes us to the stately Hulstkamp building. During the Expedition Noordereiland festival you can enjoy another super varied evening with only the best music and poetry. What better way to start off your Saturday evening?

Sat 13 September

24 uur cultuur

The opening of the cultural season in Rotterdam is unique. From Saturday 13 September at 17:00 to Sunday 14 September at 17:00 culture is the centre of attention in Rotterdam. During those 24 hours the city is dominated by theater, dance, visual arts, music and film. Visitors have the chance to taste and enjoy an attractive, varied and exciting program filled with previews, premieres, exclusive behind the scenes and tours.

Sat 13 September

Public Toilet ‘MAMA, I need to pee!’

Take a pee at MAMA, where toilet hosts and hostesses provide hand washing. Fresh scents and music complete the experience.

Sat 13 September

Parfum de BoemBoem by De Likt

Is his name Simon or Jordy? It doesn’t really matter. What matters is that De Likt’s frontman is curating a guided bycycle tour through Rotterdam, which will end in an exclusive concert! The tour is one of six Parfum de BoemBoem-tours that you can join in the weekend of 24 uur cultuur.

Fri 12 September

Happy Industry

On September 12, 13 and 14 AVL-Mundo organizes the festival Happy Industry, a local neo-Industrial Revolution in Rotterdam’s Museumpark - with artists working on site in the foundry, music, film, performances, food and drinks.

Sun 24 August

Luchtsingel Rotterdam opens with Urban Picnic

On Sunday, August 24th at 12:30, the Luchtsingel will be officially opened to the public.

Fri 29 August

PRSPCT presents: RVLT FESTIVAL

A two day weekend event focusing on extreme electronic music with an amazing line up. + an art exhibition, workshops, film-screenings and Q&A’s by the artists!

Mon 25 August

Zicht op Rotterdam

In the final week of the school holidays, from 25 to 31 of august, just before work starts again you can go on a camp: either for a day, multiple days, or even the whole week. In your own city. On the Eiland van Brienenoord, with a view on Rotterdam, we will be thinking, making, talking, sketching, building and imagining the future of Rotterdam.

Thu 02 October

CAMERA JAPAN

CAMERA JAPAN, the largest festival for Japanese film and anime in the Benelux, takes places Thursday 2 till Sunday 5 October at Rotterdam’s LantarenVenster.

Mon 22 September

Social Media Week Rotterdam

Social Media Week is a leading media platform and worldwide event with local presence and global reach across five continents, including Europe, North America, South America, Africa and Asia. This september Rotterdam is the first city in de Benelux region to host Social Media Week.

Sat 16 August

Blijdorp Festival

A new festival hidden in the garden behind the Rotterdam Zoo with many great acts like Kollektiv Turmstrasse (DE), Mosca (UK), Tears&Marble and Jules Deelder.

Sat 09 August

Klaverpop

In the deserted Shell Sports centre near Rotterdam, the first edition of Klaverpop will take place. An outdoor festival with lots of good (live) music, food and artistic debauchery.

Sat 09 August

POMBAR Rollerdisco

In August BAR is going outdoor for a big summertime party with rollerdisco every Saturday afternoon in Pompenburg park (behind Hofplein). With bbq, djs & lots of beers. Rollerskate rent also available on the spot.

Mon 22 September

22-26 sept: International Social Media Week

After a day full of media inspiration during the International Social media Week our friends from DITISZUID take you on a tour to enjoy the environment and learn a little bit more about our city. We take you to some beautiful places around the Rijnhaven and end the tour at RAAF. There you can join a ‘social dinner’ for a special price.

Sun 14 September

24 UurCultuur: Enjoy the Southpart of the city!

During the 24 Uur Cultuur Festival (24hours of culture festival) RAAF presents you all kinds of talent from the Southpart of Rotterdam. Serveral stageacts from our area will entertain you and cooks from Feijenoord and Charlois will make your mouth water with a special menu. Next to that we also want to show you the surroundings of ‘the South’ and invite you on a tour!

Open: Sunday the 14th of September: 13:00 – 21:00 hrs.

Sat 13 September

24 Uur Cultuur: Enjoy the Southpart of the city!

During the 24 Uur Cultuur Festival (24hours of culture festival) RAAF presents you all kinds of talent from the Southpart of Rotterdam. Serveral stageacts from our area will entertain you and cooks from Feijenoord and Charlois will make your mouth water with a special menu. Next to that we also want to show you the surroundings of ‘the South’ and invite you on a tour!

Open: Saturday the 13th of September: 13:00 – 21:00 hrs.

Fri 05 September

Wereld Haven Dagen: on tour through the South!

During the Wereld Haven Dagen our friends from DitIsZuid (THISISSOUTH) are ready to taken you on a tour around the Rijnhaven. We see the famous Katendrecht-ares with the S.S. Rotterdam and go by the developing Rijnhaven while we tell you all you want to know about ‘our part of town’

Sat 30 August

Melange a Trois: Tropical Edition

During Melange a Trois we bring all the right ingriedients together to create the perfect evening or afternoon. 1. Live musci. 2 High Tea and 3. High Beer.

In August we take it a step further and present the Melange a Trois tropical edition! With a tropical DJ, a special summer-dinner plate and a cocktailbar! A perfect evening to celebrate you last day of vacation and tell your friend everything about you weird-holiday adventures.

Sat 23 August

Het Vrije Volk Festival

Line-up
♪ 2manydjs
♪ Boy George b2b Marc Vedo
♪ Todd Terry
♪ Audio Bullys
♪ Kim Ann Foxman
♪ William Kouam Djoko
♪ Jeff Solo
♪ Mini Thor [Tobias Prins]

Festival

Klaver 5 Festival new in Rotterdam

Twelve days of sport, food & culture during 5 Klaver Festival in the old Shell Complex Vijfsluizen in Vlaardingen. From july 30 to august 10.