Discover Benelux | Rotterdam | City Centre Highlights
Markthal. Photo: Ossip van Duivenbode
Rotterdam city centre highlights Rotterdam’s city centre is as culturally diverse, vivacious and inspiring as it gets. World-famous modern architecture alongside beautiful old landmarks make the heart of the city a hub where you can keep discovering as a foodie, shopper, or culture and design lover. TEXT: CHARLOTTE VAN HEK | PHOTOS: NBTC & ROTTERDAM PARTNERS
PUT THIS ON YOUR TO-DO-LIST: Art Evening – Every Friday it is Art Evening at the contemporary culture institutions on and around Witte de Withstraat, Rotterdam’s most creative street. Free admission. Wildlife Film Festival Rotterdam – A multiday film festival focused on the screening of wildlife films and documentaries. This year will show many ‘underwater’ films. 2730 October Rotterdam Popweek – Over 160 great acts play at over six locations during this
week filled with music. Highlights are the Rotterdam Pop Quiz, the Popronde and the finals of the Sena Grand Prize of Rotterdam. 28 October – 6 November Rotterdam Zombie Walk – Halloween alert! At this walk the living dead will take over the city, with approximately 1,000 zombies taking over the streets of Rotterdam. 29 October World Food Day – Rotterdam welcomes World Food Day, a day when international food is celebrated and at the same time attention is drawn to the challenges of the current food system. 16 October
Street art in the Witte de Withstraat. Photo: Iris van den Broek
Issue 34 | October 2016 | 15
Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.