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All the flags of the United Nations flutter daily on the Boompjes in Rotterdam. With more than 174 nationalities in Rotterdam, this is only logical. In addition, with a block of 35 masts, we pay attention to changing social, cultural and sporting events in the city.

Photo credits : Vlaggenparade

World Cup Shorttrack 2024

The World Shorttrack Championships are coming to the Netherlands again! From March 15-17, the worldwide top of shorttrack will compete for world titles in Rotterdam Ahoy. After the 2021 edition was forcibly shifted to the sports boulevard in Dordrecht, Rotterdam Ahoy will host a World Shorttrack Championships in 2024, just like in 2017. The Flag… Read more

Photo credits : Faber Vlaggen

Rotterdam Flag 75 Years

The Rotterdam flag has been green and white since the Middle Ages. The green refers to the Hof van Wena (a Rotterdam castle from 1306) and the white symbolizes the Rotte River. The colors green and white have been the same since the Middle Ages, but the number of stripes on flag has often changed… Read more

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Rotterdam Chinese New Year 2024

We look back on a wonderful collaboration with the Rotterdam Chinese New Year. On behalf of the Flag Parade: congratulations on the Year of the Dragon! More information about the Rotterdam Chinese New Year:… Read more