The Rotterdamse Dakendagen organized a multitude of events all over the city, from film screenings to parties, on exciting locations: rooftops, that otherwise would have been closed off to the public.
We attended Open Doek Festivals second edition; a carefully balanced and diverse program that offers something from everyone. From short films and seminars to talks ranging from local initiatives to big national directors.
Tickets for the second edition of Tour d'Amour May 14 are on sale now! Tour d'Amour is a festival organised by Rotterdam, I Love You where visitors will be taken on a creative journey through the art field in Rotterdam.
Rotterdam’s eclectic music festival called Triangle went back indoors. At the basis of this event are a variety of different party organizations, among others Chips, Niko. & Give Soul. All bringing in their own flavours creating a festival with music styles from many different music scenes.
"This summer was my first year as a festival photographer in Rotterdam and it was a bloody good one! From culinary festivals to techno festivals, everything has passed my camera and I want to show you some of the pictures that really stood out for me this season."
Three brass bands: SLR, CEB and Dreamteam Brass Band at the streets of Rotterdam, a Golden Drum and over 50,000 spectators – that's the Battle of Drums. Explorer and amateur photographer Alex Bussenius was there at Hofplein to enjoy the show, during this year's Zomercarnaval.
Summer Carnival Street Parade was back this year! The procession of 2,5 km attract dancers from different cultures and nationalities and has only one mission: make everybode dance! Participants are dressed in beautiful and colourfull costumes. Explorer Alex photographed this largest Caribbean street party in the Netherlands.