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A Day at the Farm

By Alexandra - Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Roaming Rotterdam writes about her recent experience on a farm near Rotterdam, after a spur-of-the-moment decision to check out a Lambs’ Day festival!   A couple of weeks ago my… Read more…

Christmas and New Year in Rotterdam

By Alexandra - Thursday, December 15, 2016

Get into the Christmas spirit and celebrate New Year 2017 in Rotterdam.  Here is some information about holiday events happening in Rotterdam Centre this year.  WINTER ICE SKATING RINK  A… Read more…

Music of the City: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

By Alexandra - Monday, October 17, 2016

The Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra (Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest) was founded in 1918 and had the title “Society of Professional Musicians for Mutual Cultivation of the Arts”. It started as an amateur… Read more…

Stairway to Heaven…in Rotterdam

By Alexandra - Thursday, June 2, 2016

Throughout the summer, Rotterdam continues to celebrate reconstruction of the city which has taken place since the bombardment in 1940 until the present day.  See Rotterdam Celebrates the City (‘Rotterdam… Read more…

Celebrations Begin in Rotterdam

By Alexandra - Thursday, March 17, 2016

  A new attraction arrives at the party! On the 20th March the open-air program begins in connection with the celebrations Rotterdam Celebrates the City, about which you may have… Read more…

Everywhere Erasmus…Famous Son of Rotterdam

By Alexandra - Thursday, March 3, 2016

  Erasmus Medical Centre, Erasmus University, Erasmus Bridge … the list goes on, but who was Erasmus “the man”?   Many of us have heard of Erasmus; and if you… Read more…

Rotterdam Celebrates the City

By Alexandra - Wednesday, February 3, 2016

  Last year saw the 75th anniversary since the bombing of Rotterdam on 14th May 1940 and several solemn events were organized in remembrance of the sad event. On the… Read more…

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