The 48th Poetry International will open in Rotterdamse Schouwburg on Tuesday 30 May, to continue in Ro Theater in William Boothlaan until Sunday 4 June.
For the forty-eighth time Poetry International will bring together in Rotterdam the best poets from all corners of the world. In addition to poems in a variety of languages the festival offers a programme of films, music, interviews, meetings focusing on specific topics, and master classes. You will travel past far-away cultures, propelled by the art of the word. Everybody is welcome at the annual celebration of poetry.
Theater Witte de With is the home of the Ro Theater. The Ro Theater is one of the three largest Dutch theatre companies, firmly rooted in its home city of Rotterdam, with a permanent ensemble and an innovative repertoire for large and medium-sized theatres.
Rotterdam Pride started in 2014 and will this year (2016) have its third edition. The festival's objective is to have a party for sexual diversity for everyone. The organisation wishes to bridge between the LGBT group and the heterosexual society. To this aim it offers an event of festivities and cultural expressions during the last week-end in September.
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