This festival aims to be an international and innovating visual arts festival; showcasing both international and Rotterdam visual arts talent, facilitating artist collaborations and organizing network activities for art professionals. With performance art and visual art, featuring fashion, music, design, photography, video art and interventions in public space. The festival attracts as a showcase festival, Rotterdam art and artists in the neighborhoods, on expedition. Art manifests itself in public spaces, streets, alleys, squares, buildings, houses and undeveloped locations. The art institutions in the Witte de play an important part in the program and its free open.
For more information visit http://festivalwwwk.nl
North Sea Round Town of Rotterdam offers concerts, exhibitions, master classes, lectures, jam sessions and after-parties for children and adults at no less than 100 Rotterdam indoor and outdoor locations. This is one big musical event with mostly free admission performances. The city warms up every day a little more, to end with a big bang: the North Sea Jazz Festival.
For more information about this year’s festival, visit http://www.northsearoundtown.com
World Port Days is a festival for people of all ages who love sailing ships, ports and maritime adventures. Expect spectacular demonstrations on the water, impressive ships and exciting port excursions.
The World Port Days traditionally takes place around the Maas River. This World Port event gives insight in Europe’s largest harbor. A wide range of activities is offered to the visitors. There are spectacular stunts on the water and fully organized excursions to one of the many companies located in Rotterdam.
During the World Port Days visitors can get a glimpse behind the scenes of the largest harbor of Europe and its industrial area. This large, annual maritime event offers all kind of activities such as ship tours, naval activities, demonstrations, seminars, excursions,...
The largest city-event in the Netherlands, the Rotterdam Unlimited represents a mix of music, dance, theatre and carnival and is held in Rotterdam’s inner city. The Carnival parade revolves around the Battle of Drums, the street parade and the ‘Queen election’.
PITCH is a festival for lovers of progressive electronic music. This adventurous and intimate festival anticipates the hottest trends in pop and dance.
This year’s spectacular line-up includes huge names including Massive Attack, Moderat, Mount Kimbie, Richie Hawtin, The Gaslamp Killer and many, many more!
Check the Pitch Festival website for the full line-up, tickets and more information
Parkpop has been Europe’s biggest free festival for years and attracts a large, varied audience in addition to national and international artists!
Pop city, The Hague is proud of its Parkpop festival. Young and old meet in Zuiderpark and enjoy the sun, music, atmosphere and each other. The festival has become a household name in The Hague with its international allure, three stages and an average of 250,000 visitors! Wanna visit one of Europe’s biggest free pop festivals? Come along and join in the fun at Parkpop! Whoever says pop music, says The Hague. The Hague has been the Netherlands’ number one pop city for years. So there’s every reason for this to be the venue for one of our country’s oldest and largest pop festivals. Parkpop has a rich history, including several ‘greats’...
The 56th Tong Tong Fair – the best mix of East and West
The 56th Tong Tong Fair will take place at Malieveld from 22 May – 2nd June 2014. By hosting the event, The Hague will be the venue for the largest Eurasian (Indonesian) festival in the world. In 1959 the Tong Tong Fair introduced the Netherlands to its irresistible, great atmosphere by mixing commercial, cultural and culinary activities. The Tong Tong Fair is not a fan of compartmentalization, largely thanks to its mixed roots: the Indonesian culture is a centuries-old fusion of East and West.
The theatres present a kaleidoscopic crossover of East and West through music, dance and literature. Lovers of world music: meet the Balinese top guitarist Balawan (jazz meets gamelan), Carel Kraayenhof & Sang Penari (tango meets Java &...