Sun 02 September
Northern Affair - 1 Year Anniversary Mini Mall
The celebration of one year full of fashion, music, art, design, lifestyle and good food with a twist of Rotterdam rawness.
On Sunday the 2nd of September the Mini Mall, that is the hot from the press creative hotspot in Rotterdam, situated in the first seven bows of the previous Hofplein train station, exists exactly one year. The entrepreneurs that have revived this raw area since the reopening in 2011, hereby invite you to celebrate the very first birthday of their baby. With balloons and everything.
Inspired and passionated by stylish street markets such as Bricklane Market in London and the Mauer Market in Berlin, the fierce forces behind the Mini Mall have been organizing the Northern Affair for four times now. With this time the first anniversary of the authentic and enchanting shopping mall as the main theme. During this festive festival of this happy happening a variety of activities will take place inside and outside the Mini Mall.
For starters, BIRD will take care of the music, with on the one side (Raampoortstraat) a big stage with an even bigger surprise act and on the other side (Katshoek) a small stage with acoustic sets by rising singing and songwriting stars. In between the performances real Rotterdam DJ’s will spin tunes that will make you trample for sure.
Besides, Happy Collective organizes their Sneak & Peek Creative Market. A market aimed at creativity, diversity and simple sociability, with a sneak preview of goofy goodies, fresh designers, art, design and much more…
To top it all, all fashion representatives will present a Mini Mall Runway. Not one time, but at two times, the visitors of the Northern Affair can behold the brand new winter collections of Vico, Doortje Vintage, Salt Season and Anno. Overslept? It is Sunday after all. No problem!
Not a problem at all actually. There’s plenty to do. At Comiguest you can (re)discover your talent for drawing during the workshop creating comics. At Do It Personal you can experience a not so lazy sunday afternoon during one of the demo drillings. After all these work outs and push ins you can sit back and relax over a taste of Gussie’s high ranked High Wine. That is cocktail time with good wines and small snacks on a cocktail stick. That is maximal Mini Mall.