Rotterdam was a pioneering city during the early days of jazz. New musical influences and American artistes arrived first in the Port of Rotterdam.
After the Second World War, Rotterdam was in ruins. An ambitious reconstruction project immediately swung into action. Rotterdam had no choice but to reinvent itself. Did it succeed? Some feel that the vibrant 1930’s city centre is lost forever. Others claim Rotterdam has rediscovered its heart. Come along with Malique and explore Rotterdam’s old and new faces, discover architectural gems and the cultural diversity and labour migration that defines the face of Rotterdam today.