ROTTERDAM, 9 May 2023 – The streets of Rotterdam may soon be filled with jubilant fans, should Feyenoord secure the Eredivisie championship on 14 May. If victorious, a celebration honouring the players and staff will take place at the city hall on the following day.
Anticipated championship celebration
Feyenoord is standing on the precipice of a potential Eredivisie championship, the results of which will be known on 14 May. A championship celebration (huldiging in Dutch), is tentatively scheduled for 15 May, should Feyenoord emerge victorious. At midday, players and staff would greet fans from the balcony of the city hall, showcasing the championship trophy.
Preparations for a large turnout
An influx of Feyenoord supporters is expected for the possible huldiging. Measures are being taken to ensure a smooth and safe experience for all attendees. Collaborative efforts from Feyenoord, the police, RET (Rotterdamse Elektrische Tram), and the municipality are ongoing. Comprehensive information about the possible huldiging can be found at www.rotterdam.nl/huldiging-feyenoord
Public transport and travel advice
Attendees on 15 May are advised to travel by foot, bicycle, or public transport. Metro users can disembark at Rotterdam Central, Beurs, or Blaak, as the Stadhuis metro station will be closed. For up-to-date travel information, consult www.ret.nl
. Those planning to visit the city centre, but not the huldiging, should anticipate diversions, closures, and congestion, with limited accessibility to the centre.
Car and bicycle parking
For those who must drive, parking locations and public transport transfer points can be found at www.rotterdam.nl/pr-terreinen
. Traffic measures can be checked at rotterdamonderweg.nl/feyenoord-kampioen
. Cyclists may refer to www.rotterdam.nl/fietsparkeren
for a list of public bicycle parking spots.
Directions to City Hall
City Hall, the potential venue for the huldiging, is centrally located on Coolsingel in Rotterdam. The area is a bustling commercial hub, surrounded by shops, restaurants, and cultural landmarks. The exact address is Coolsingel 40, 3011 AD Rotterdam, Netherlands.