AnimeCon Rotterdam 📷 Nikki Smits

AnimeCon Rotterdam 2019 was a lot of fun!

Jun 16, 2019
Animecon came back in Rotterdam after twenty years and it was bigger than ever. The festival for fans of Japanese games and anime…
European Union flag

Rotterdam 2019 European parliamentary election results

May 27, 2019
Curious how Rotterdam voted in the 2019 European parliamentary elections? Of the 460,651 eligible citizens, only 155,506…
Deliveroo contributes more than 5 million to Rotterdam economy

Deliveroo contributes €5.1 million in revenue to Rotterdam

May 17, 2019
Deliveroo generates an additional 5.1 million euros in sales for affiliated restaurants in Rotterdam and also provides 256…
Harry Potter in Concert at De Doelen Rotterdam 📷 Nikki Smits

Harry Potter concert with Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

May 12, 2019
Since 2016, the Harry Potter in Concert- series has been organized in Rotterdam. It's a production in collaboration with the…
Gazelle joins forces with Fietsenbank in Rotterdam

Fietsenbank aims to normalise cycling for the less affluent

Apr 24, 2019
In Rotterdam, people with a minimum wage can now turn to the Fietsenbank for a free bicycle. The Fietsenbank is somewhat like a…
Icelandic music group Vök at Rotown 📷 Nikki Smits

A sold out Rotown for Icelandic music group Vök

Apr 02, 2019
Four years after their debut concert in the Netherlands, Icelandic group Vök return to sell out one of Rotterdam's legendary…
Pathe Rotterdam open 24 hours a day

Pathé movie theatre to open 24 hours a day in January 2019

Dec 24, 2018
Pathé Schouwburgplein in Rotterdam will open for no less than 24 hours a day, from January 1st through January 5th 2019. Pathé is…
My Baby 📷 Nikki Smits

Dutch-New Zealand band My Baby in sold-out Annabel Rotterdam

Nov 03, 2018
It's 28 October 2018. Tonight Annabel is hosting My Baby, a Dutch-New Zealand band from Amsterdam. The location is a former…
Artist impression of the Zalmhaven Tower in Rotterdam

Construction begins on the Zalmhaven tower in Rotterdam

Oct 25, 2018
On October 25th 2018, construction began on the Zalmhaven tower. The soon-to-be tallest skyscraper in the Netherlands.…
Walk For Freedom in Rotterdam

Walk For Freedom 2018 in Rotterdam

Oct 21, 2018
On Saturday afternoon, October 20th 2018, several hundred people took part in the "Walk For Freedom" in the Rotterdam city…
Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre

Coming soon: Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre and RTM Stage

Oct 11, 2018
Rotterdam Ahoy is getting an upgrade. Construction has started on an expansion that adds a brand new Convention Centre to the…
felyx electric scooter sharing now available in Rotterdam

Electric scooter service felyx now available in Rotterdam

Oct 03, 2018
On Wednesday, October 3rd, the electric scooter-sharing service felyx officially became available in Rotterdam. With 324 green…
Djemaa el Fna Rotterdam 2018 1

In pictures: Djemaa el Fna Rotterdam 2018

Sep 23, 2018
The 2018 edition of the Djemaa el Fna food festival was very wet, to say the least. The first and third days of the festival were…
Baroeg Open Air festival 2018 was a success 📷 Brian van Rensen

Record number of visitors for Baroeg Open Air 2018

Sep 17, 2018
On Saturday, September 15, the 11th edition of the Baroeg Open Air festival took place in Rotterdam's Zuiderpark. This year's…
Surprise Wedding at Pleinbioscoop Rotterdam 1

Surprise wedding at Pleinbioscoop Rotterdam 2018

Aug 27, 2018
Visitors of Pleinbioscoop Rotterdam last Friday were treated to a surprise wedding minutes before the screening of the movie…
Rotterdam experiences major tourism boom in first quarter of 2018

Rotterdam increasingly popular among tourists

Aug 14, 2018
The number of overnight stays by national and international visitors rose by 28 per cent in the first quarter of this year. This…
Electric scooter sharing startup felyx comes to Rotterdam 001

Electric scooter-sharing startup felyx comes to Rotterdam

Aug 01, 2018
After a successful introduction in Amsterdam, electric scooter-sharing startup felyx raises 3 million euros for an expansion to…
Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shop in Rotterdam

New Ben & Jerry's ice cream Scoop Shop opens in Rotterdam

Jul 19, 2018
This Friday, July 20th, Rotterdam welcomes Ben & Jerry's to the city. The brand new Scoop Shop promises an exclusive menu with…
Pica Pica presents James Burki and Susan Lucida at Rose Rouge

Rose Rouge is the perfect backdrop for fine art and live music

Jul 15, 2018
What's better than live music, beautiful art and cocktails on Saturday afternoon? Well, nothing really. This was the case last…
Rijnhaven Rotterdam: from plastic waste to floating city park

Rijnhaven Rotterdam: from plastic waste to floating city park

Jul 05, 2018
The Audi Environmental Foundation has joined forces with the Recycled Island Foundation to open a floating park in the Rijnhaven.…
Perry Sport Moving Race 📷 Bastiaan Sizoo

Perry Sport's Koopgoot moving race with Olympic speed skater Suzanne Schulting

Jun 29, 2018
On Thursday, June 28th, 2018, Perry Sport celebrated the relocation of their store on the Lijnbaan to the new location on the…
Hotel Chicago Rotterdam artist impressions 📷 Team V Architectuur

Hotel Chicago Rotterdam to open in 2021

Jun 28, 2018
In 2021, the brand new Hotel Chicago will open its doors. The 182-room hotel will feature a stunning see-through floating pool…
Record breaking building boom in Rotterdam

Record number of homes being built in Rotterdam

Jun 25, 2018
With the start of the Little C residential project near Coolhaven, the number of homes being built this year has reached 2600.…
Keilecafe 📷 Bryan van Putten

An evening of live music and art at Keilecafe

Jun 23, 2018
One of the most highly anticipated grand openings of the year is that of Keilecafe. In its own words, Keilecafe is more than a…
AnimeCon Rotterdam 📷 Nikki Smits

AnimeCon Rotterdam 2019 was a lot of fun!

Jun 16, 2019
Animecon came back in Rotterdam after twenty years and it was bigger than ever. The festival for fans of Japanese games and anime…
European Union flag

Rotterdam 2019 European parliamentary election results

May 27, 2019
Curious how Rotterdam voted in the 2019 European parliamentary elections? Of the 460,651 eligible citizens, only 155,506…
Deliveroo contributes more than 5 million to Rotterdam economy

Deliveroo contributes €5.1 million in revenue to Rotterdam

May 17, 2019
Deliveroo generates an additional 5.1 million euros in sales for affiliated restaurants in Rotterdam and also provides 256…
Harry Potter in Concert at De Doelen Rotterdam 📷 Nikki Smits

Harry Potter concert with Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

May 12, 2019
Since 2016, the Harry Potter in Concert- series has been organized in Rotterdam. It's a production in collaboration with the…
Gazelle joins forces with Fietsenbank in Rotterdam

Fietsenbank aims to normalise cycling for the less affluent

Apr 24, 2019
In Rotterdam, people with a minimum wage can now turn to the Fietsenbank for a free bicycle. The Fietsenbank is somewhat like a…
Icelandic music group Vök at Rotown 📷 Nikki Smits

A sold out Rotown for Icelandic music group Vök

Apr 02, 2019
Four years after their debut concert in the Netherlands, Icelandic group Vök return to sell out one of Rotterdam's legendary…
Pathe Rotterdam open 24 hours a day

Pathé movie theatre to open 24 hours a day in January 2019

Dec 24, 2018
Pathé Schouwburgplein in Rotterdam will open for no less than 24 hours a day, from January 1st through January 5th 2019. Pathé is…
My Baby 📷 Nikki Smits

Dutch-New Zealand band My Baby in sold-out Annabel Rotterdam

Nov 03, 2018
It's 28 October 2018. Tonight Annabel is hosting My Baby, a Dutch-New Zealand band from Amsterdam. The location is a former…
Artist impression of the Zalmhaven Tower in Rotterdam

Construction begins on the Zalmhaven tower in Rotterdam

Oct 25, 2018
On October 25th 2018, construction began on the Zalmhaven tower. The soon-to-be tallest skyscraper in the Netherlands.…
Walk For Freedom in Rotterdam

Walk For Freedom 2018 in Rotterdam

Oct 21, 2018
On Saturday afternoon, October 20th 2018, several hundred people took part in the "Walk For Freedom" in the Rotterdam city…
Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre

Coming soon: Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre and RTM Stage

Oct 11, 2018
Rotterdam Ahoy is getting an upgrade. Construction has started on an expansion that adds a brand new Convention Centre to the…
felyx electric scooter sharing now available in Rotterdam

Electric scooter service felyx now available in Rotterdam

Oct 03, 2018
On Wednesday, October 3rd, the electric scooter-sharing service felyx officially became available in Rotterdam. With 324 green…
Djemaa el Fna Rotterdam 2018 1

In pictures: Djemaa el Fna Rotterdam 2018

Sep 23, 2018
The 2018 edition of the Djemaa el Fna food festival was very wet, to say the least. The first and third days of the festival were…
Baroeg Open Air festival 2018 was a success 📷 Brian van Rensen

Record number of visitors for Baroeg Open Air 2018

Sep 17, 2018
On Saturday, September 15, the 11th edition of the Baroeg Open Air festival took place in Rotterdam's Zuiderpark. This year's…
Surprise Wedding at Pleinbioscoop Rotterdam 1

Surprise wedding at Pleinbioscoop Rotterdam 2018

Aug 27, 2018
Visitors of Pleinbioscoop Rotterdam last Friday were treated to a surprise wedding minutes before the screening of the movie…
Rotterdam experiences major tourism boom in first quarter of 2018

Rotterdam increasingly popular among tourists

Aug 14, 2018
The number of overnight stays by national and international visitors rose by 28 per cent in the first quarter of this year. This…
Electric scooter sharing startup felyx comes to Rotterdam 001

Electric scooter-sharing startup felyx comes to Rotterdam

Aug 01, 2018
After a successful introduction in Amsterdam, electric scooter-sharing startup felyx raises 3 million euros for an expansion to…
Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shop in Rotterdam

New Ben & Jerry's ice cream Scoop Shop opens in Rotterdam

Jul 19, 2018
This Friday, July 20th, Rotterdam welcomes Ben & Jerry's to the city. The brand new Scoop Shop promises an exclusive menu with…
Pica Pica presents James Burki and Susan Lucida at Rose Rouge

Rose Rouge is the perfect backdrop for fine art and live music

Jul 15, 2018
What's better than live music, beautiful art and cocktails on Saturday afternoon? Well, nothing really. This was the case last…
Rijnhaven Rotterdam: from plastic waste to floating city park

Rijnhaven Rotterdam: from plastic waste to floating city park

Jul 05, 2018
The Audi Environmental Foundation has joined forces with the Recycled Island Foundation to open a floating park in the Rijnhaven.…
Perry Sport Moving Race 📷 Bastiaan Sizoo

Perry Sport's Koopgoot moving race with Olympic speed skater Suzanne Schulting

Jun 29, 2018
On Thursday, June 28th, 2018, Perry Sport celebrated the relocation of their store on the Lijnbaan to the new location on the…
Hotel Chicago Rotterdam artist impressions 📷 Team V Architectuur

Hotel Chicago Rotterdam to open in 2021

Jun 28, 2018
In 2021, the brand new Hotel Chicago will open its doors. The 182-room hotel will feature a stunning see-through floating pool…
Record breaking building boom in Rotterdam

Record number of homes being built in Rotterdam

Jun 25, 2018
With the start of the Little C residential project near Coolhaven, the number of homes being built this year has reached 2600.…
Keilecafe 📷 Bryan van Putten

An evening of live music and art at Keilecafe

Jun 23, 2018
One of the most highly anticipated grand openings of the year is that of Keilecafe. In its own words, Keilecafe is more than a…