Discover Benelux, Issue 34, October2016

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Discover Benelux | Rotterdam | Kop van Zuid & Katendrecht Highlights

Nederlands Fotomuseum, Daarzijn

Iris van den Broek.

Kop van Zuid & Katendrecht highlights Your city trip is not complete without visiting these adjacent parts of Rotterdam. While Kop van Zuid is renowned for its innovative architecture and modern allure, Katendrecht has been transformed from a rough sailor district into a massively lively area with interesting culture, quality restaurants, and busy markets. TEXT: CHARLOTTE VAN HEK | PHOTOS: NBTC & ROTTERDAM PARTNERS


PUT THIS ON YOUR TO-DO-LIST: Camera Japan Festival – You will find the best parts of Japan here. This Japanese cultural festival mainly focuses on film, but lovers of Japanese music, art, dance, fashion, and food will also feel at home here. 6 – 9 October International Comedy Festival Rotterdam – This year the ICFR will celebrate its third edition. Expect stand-up comedy in all its forms in over 50 locations throughout the whole city. 7 – 9 October Festival Jazz International Rotterdam – All that jazz! Besides the North Sea Jazz Festival, this three-day festival will immerse

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Rotterdam in the great world of jazz. 28 – 30 October Steenbergen Stipendium – Every year the Nederlands Fotomuseum presents work by the five nominees for the Steenbergen Stipendium, the leading prize for young photographers in the Netherlands. The photographs of the nominees are now exhibited in the museum. Until 30 October De Tijdtrap – De Tijdtrap is a continuous exhibition of archaeological finds in the stairwell and parking garages of Rotterdam’s famous Market Hall. All objects have been found at the excavation prior to the construction of the market hall. Permanent exhibition.