Fri 17 August
Otje’s Wijsje is a musical journey that takes place around the ‘Kralingse Plas’. On various locations around the lake there will be an acoustic gig. Join the adventure!
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The Exhibition 200 Greatest Paintings consists of a canon of…
Screening program with films by and interviews with Rotterdam…
An evening dedicated to Detroit, with an introduction by urban…
18 September we begin with DISTRACT VIBES and LE SEUL…
All golden nightingale and squeeking voice wonders unite at BAR…
Because of his successful exhibition NOBSON in Museum Boijmans…
Enjoy three hours of non-stop international live art and…
Local techno outfit Strobe will showcase their bad-ass dj’s….
As part of the European film festival the Goethe-Institut…
16mm films from Artist Film Workshop (AFW) Melbourne, Australia
Under the banner of the “Global Activism” project WORM and…
After his succesfull first night in TOFFLER he’ll be back in…
During ‘Birds, beats & other things that hum’ BIRD shines…
Welcome to the Chickenclub! Farmers, urban chicks & sturdy…
Alexandrium Shopping Centre, formerly known as the Oosterhof,…
RPM Cartel returns back home for a special Cannonball…
Invest in the future. MAMA’s Art Store is the showcase for…
In the framework of the European Film Festival, taking place…
Sat 27 September
An evening of heavy bands and party with zZz, Opioids, and The Afterveins!
Sat 20 September
Welcome to the Chickenclub! Farmers, urban chicks & sturdy roosters celebrate the harvest at the Rotterdam Harvestfestival on September 20!
Sat 11 October
Junkyard is a new Garage festival brought to you by Stagnation/Tocado. Lately Rotterdam has been a bit too quiet to our liking when it comes to good old fashioned raunchy Rock ‘n Roll. So here it is: JUNKYARD!! Jack Oblivian, John Schooley, Urban Junior, Anomalys, The Sheiks, Beyond Lickin’ and Beach Coma.
Fri 19 September
Enjoy three hours of non-stop international live art and performances at showroom MAMA. With work by: Nina Glockner (DE, 1982), Angelo Gens (PT, 1983) & Pedro Matias (PT, 1984), Lilia Scheerder (NL, 1986), Dennis van Vreden (NL, 1987), Tessa Laurentia van der Meeren (NL, 1990), LOLO is a Boy (NL, 1989), and Vincent Riebeek (NL, 1988).
Wed 17 September
Break up the week with Lunch Beat, the social event of this Wednesday afternoon. Feet on the floor with lunch by Soep de Joer. Dance, dance, dance with Kesia Smit, Monsieur le Vurrr, Kwame and MC Krentenkoning.
Fri 26 September
Oktoberfest Rotterdam is back! It’s time for the third edition of Oktoberfest Rotterdam! In other words it’s time for Dirndls, Beerpins, Maes, Lederhosen, a big tent next to the Biergarten Rotterdam and of course the best DJ’s from Rotterdam.
Sun 14 September
Play along with Toine Klaassen (NL, 1973). With minimal resources and performances, Toine Klaassen excites children’s imaginations, and gets the adults thinking too.
Fri 12 September
Share your ideas and eat with tastemakers from Rotterdam’s arts and culture sector during MAMA’s Charity Supper. The Charity Supper takes place during the opening of De Wereld van het Witte de Withkwartier festival, and is realised in collaboration with Cateringa & Kompanen.
Sat 06 September
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
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
Take a pee at MAMA, where toilet hosts and hostesses provide hand washing. Fresh scents and music complete the experience.
Sat 13 September
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
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
On Sunday, August 24th at 12:30, the Luchtsingel will be officially opened to the public.
Fri 29 August
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
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, 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 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
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
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.