We hebben enorm genoten. (Jack Nuijten) • • One of my fullest and favourite days in Rotterdam. (Valia Tamvaki) • • Creating relationships in a deep level. (Valia Tamvaki) • • Understand a little bit more what is happening around us. (Valia Tamvaki) • • Het is uniek om zo ontvangen te worden. (Jessica Buurs) • • Goed georganiseerd met een grote diversiteit. (Elly Smits) • • Heerlijke en informatieve dag met elkaar! (Pim Candel) • • Heel verrassend en bijzonder. (Pim Candel) • • Ik zou het aanraden aan alle bedrijven, vrienden en collega’s. (Pim Candel) • • Het concept van City Safari is mooi en effectief. (Hans van Leeuwen) • • It was a good experience, really inspiring. (Jongere NJI) • • The day was full of interesting things to think about. (Jongere NJI) • • It changed my thoughts about the way I want to live my life. (Jongere NJI) • • A fun way to discover the diverse city of Rotterdam. (Jogere NJI) • • Really nice mix of different activiteit, perfect time planning. (Jongere NJI) • • Amazing! More time at the Herenplaats please! (Jongere NJI) • • I am glad that I participated! (Jongere NJI) • • I saw something new in my life and felt very lucky because of this. (Jongere NJI) • • We had very inspriring conversations. (Jongere NJI) • • Very well organized, very good descriptions, very interesting people to meet. (Jongere NJI) • • The day as a whole was very inspring. I felt home! (Jongere NJI) • • Keep it up! You are making this world a better place! (Jongere NJI) • • It was nice and I enjoyed it! (Jongere NJI) • • The program was really inspiring and eye opening! (Jongere NJI) • • I would defenitely like to do a program like this again! (Jongere NJI) • • The day just went so fast. (Jongere NJI) • • The visit to Herenplaats was one of the best experiences in my life! (Jongere NJI) • • Wanna go again! (Jongere NJI) • • It was a wonderful day with a lot of fun and inspiring conversations. (Jongere NJI) • • A very good experience to see and understand the society. (Jongere NJI) • • Really nice, really interesting and inspiring to discover all thoze amazing places. (Jongere NJI) • • Een hele leuke en inspirerende dag vol bijzondere ontmoetingen. (Aziza Sbiti) • • We zijn heel wat gewend, maar werden toch erg geraakt door de bijzondere verhalen en • • omstandigheden. (Aziza Sbiti)

We invite you for a personal meeting with unique persons: a refugee, a veteran, a violin builder, a storyteller, or you go to a temple, a mosque, a social initiative… You pick the meeting, we make sure that you’re expected. In Rotterdam we can create custom programs tailored to your wishes, also for larger companies. Contact us!

47 HOSTS - 1 CITIES - 63 ACTIVITIES (AND RISING)

 

We invite you for a personal meeting with unique persons: a refugee, a veteran, a violin builder, a storyteller, or you go to a temple, a mosque, a social initiative… You pick the meeting, we make sure that you’re expected. In Rotterdam we can create custom programs tailored to your wishes, also for larger companies. Contact us!

63 ACTIVITIES (AND RISING)

Jazzsafari in the North and the West part of Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, NOORD & WEST

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LANGUAGE: English, Dutch
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: No
DURATION: ---
CATEGORY: Arts, Culture
CULTURE CODE: Netherlands
MIN/MAX PERSONS: 60-72
PRICE PER PERSON: €35 > Details

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New opportunity in the Netherlands. Welcome to Abdullah’s ho...

ROTTERDAM, DELFSHAVEN

Abdullah fled to the Netherlands from Syria with his brother after a bullet abruptly ended the conditions for a decent living in h...Abdullah fled to the Netherlands from Syria with his brother after a bullet abruptly ended the conditions for a decent living in his home town Damascus. In the Netherlands he started a new life with new opportunities. Feel the spirit of Abdullah and give him your strength and energy in return.

LANGUAGE: Arabic, English, Dutch
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: Yes
DURATION: 60 Minutes
CATEGORY: Health and Care, Housing, Migration, Politics, Science, Social and Welfare
CULTURE CODE: Syria
MIN/MAX PERSONS: 5-10
PRICE PER PERSON: €10 > Details

Welcome to Rotterdamsche Confituur

ROTTERDAM, AFRIKAANDERWIJK

Rotterdamsche Confituur is a social enterprise where delicious jams are made in the Afrikaander district. Young people with a disa...Rotterdamsche Confituur is a social enterprise where delicious jams are made in the Afrikaander district. Young people with a disability and with a distance to the labor market are working with us. Our aim is to put a traditional product on the market with the help of a vulnerable group. The jam is made according to traditional methods with organic ingredients if possible and without artificial additives. By offering these young people a job, we give them the ability to learn different skills. They learn the different business processes and are encouraged to work together in a business environment. We work together with schools and volunteers from the neighborhood.

LANGUAGE: English, Dutch
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: Yes
DURATION: 30 Minutes
CATEGORY: Food, Social and Welfare
CULTURE CODE: Netherlands
MIN/MAX PERSONS: 1-12
PRICE PER PERSON: €10 > Details

Thai Boxing with a World Champ

ROTTERDAM, OUDE WESTEN

Former world champion Khalid Chennouf teaches kids form the hood to box, but moreover he teaches them self control. Change into a ...Former world champion Khalid Chennouf teaches kids form the hood to box, but moreover he teaches them self control. Change into a set of sporting clothes and you can start a training with them! For Khalid respect for each other and hard work are the key objectives. Together with the young people from the neighborhood you work out for an hour with boxing gloves and pads. Everyone can participate at their own pace and Khalid is there to instruct you.

LANGUAGE: Arabic, French
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: No
DURATION: 60 Minutes
CATEGORY: Sport, Social and Welfare, Education
CULTURE CODE: Morocco
MIN/MAX PERSONS: 8-30
PRICE PER PERSON FROM: €10 > Details

Images, music and good food at City Art

ROTTERDAM, BERGPOLDER

All senses are been taken care of at City Art Rotterdam. Watching the images with an explanation from Chris, listening to a concer...All senses are been taken care of at City Art Rotterdam. Watching the images with an explanation from Chris, listening to a concert of classical or jazz music, performed by professional musicians, and enjoying the Surinam / Hindustan cuisine. In the building of City Art Rotterdam Chris and Hannie have realized many cultural events. Avant garde art, major solo exhibitions by local and international artists, dance, theater, film and concerts. Chris and Hannie have put a lot of effort in making City Art Rotterdam a "Podium for picture and sound." Chris and Hannie have a long relationship with City Safari and fit perfectly into the vision of City Safari. Many interesting pitches in a city are often hidden or hard to find. They like to work with City Safari because the visitors always show all their curiousity and interest.

LANGUAGE: German
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: No
DURATION: 120 Minutes
CATEGORY: Arts, Food
CULTURE CODE: Netherlands
MIN/MAX PERSONS: 10-40
PRICE PER PERSON: €100 > Details

010 Photo Safari

ROTTERDAM, STADSDRIEHOEK

A Fotosafari is a mix of street photography, Rotterdam architecture and a nice A Fotosafari is a mix of street photography, Rotter...A Fotosafari is a mix of street photography, Rotterdam architecture and a nice A Fotosafari is a mix of street photography, Rotterdam architecture and a nice walk, accompanied by a photographer. The area around the Blaak is the most diverse place in Rotterdam. You'll walk by the Maas, the Markthal, the Oude Haven and the Library during the photo safari. In fact, during the photo shoot you will discover the most beautiful places in Rotterdam to make pictures of. From mobile to SLR, every camera can be used. You'll go home with a nice souvenir: two prints of your most beautiful pictures.

LANGUAGE: English, Dutch
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: No
DURATION: 120 Minutes
CATEGORY: Arts, Education, Arts, Education
CULTURE CODE: Netherlands
MIN/MAX PERSONS: 6-25
PRICE PER PERSON: €25 > Details

A cup of tea with Sam

ROTTERDAM, LOMBARDIJEN

Sam fled Iraq in 1996. He's been living in Rotterdam for several years now. Meanwhile he graduated and he's working in the IT sect...Sam fled Iraq in 1996. He's been living in Rotterdam for several years now. Meanwhile he graduated and he's working in the IT sector. Take a seat on the couch and feel free to talk about everything you want and are curious about.

LANGUAGE: Arabic
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: No
DURATION: 60 Minutes
CATEGORY: Migration
CULTURE CODE: Iraq
MIN/MAX PERSONS: 2-6
PRICE PER PERSON: €10 > Details

A mantra meditation workshop in the Audarya Dhaam

ROTTERDAM, PROVENIERSWIJK

In Hare Krishna meditation mantras are used: it’s about transcendental sound vibrations who cause strong spiritual transformations...In Hare Krishna meditation mantras are used: it’s about transcendental sound vibrations who cause strong spiritual transformations. Mantra is a Sanskrit word which literally means' prayer that frees the mind". Mantras are used for thousands of years by seers and saints to reach deep levels of meditation and realization. A workshop of an hour to get acquainted with mantra meditation. After the explanation follows a joint meditation. The Krishna movement is a movement within Hinduism. Krishna is the central. Passing on the love of God is the highest goal. You just enjoy the experience and ask any questions you want, just not during your meditation.

LANGUAGE: German
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: No
DURATION: 60 Minutes
CATEGORY: Religion
CULTURE CODE: India
MIN/MAX PERSONS: 5-10
PRICE PER PERSON: €10 > Details

Cycling Jazz at the South bank

ROTTERDAM, ZUID

Bach in Boxing School I Believe with Joachim Eijlander and Heather Ware. Beats and Bubbles with Elvis Hi-man and Javi Herrero Cám...Bach in Boxing School I Believe with Joachim Eijlander and Heather Ware. Beats and Bubbles with Elvis Hi-man and Javi Herrero Cámara in Pavilion on the Water. A Sound Concert of Under the Surface in the Kocatepe Mosque. City Safari and North Sea Round Town will let you explore South Rotterdam. After the internal migration from the provinces of Zeeland and Brabant as the work force of the expanding port of Rotterdam, the Italians, the Turks and Moroccans followed and now fresh immigrants in the Asylum Seekers Centre find their place in society. Biking from location to location, we’ll find the southern treasures and they keep changing as South is far from completed. The rhythm of driving piles for new foundations and the nostalgia for the old lands form a great inspiration for six extraordinary concerts on location on the south bank of Rotterdam. We will visit: Paviljoen aan het Water Koçatepe Moskee Islemunda AZC Beverwaard Boxing school I Believe Van Brienenoord island On Sunday, Jult 7 at 10 am we will gather at Lantaren/Venster and we’ll return there at 6 pm. You need your own bike (TIP: you may rent an OV bike at Wilhelminapier). We have room for a limited number of participants. Lunch is included. If you want breakfast before the start, buy a combo ticket including breakfast. Breakfast is served at 9 am in Lantaren/Venster. When: Su July 7, 10:00 to 18:00 hrs including lunch Where: South Rotterdam, cycling independently with directions Start: Lantaren/Venster, Otto Reuchlinweg 996 Bring: your bike Attention: Limited number of participants! Join us? The BOOK NOW button will redirect you to the Lantaren/Venster ticketing site.

LANGUAGE: English, Dutch
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: No
DURATION: 480 Minutes
CATEGORY: Arts, Culture
CULTURE CODE: ---
MIN/MAX PERSONS: 1-10
PRICE PER PERSON: €35 > Details

An introduction to Mr. van Houten

ROTTERDAM, TUSSENDIJKEN

Mr. van Houten is a carpentry shop where people work with intellectual disabilities or psychiatric problems. Under supervision the...Mr. van Houten is a carpentry shop where people work with intellectual disabilities or psychiatric problems. Under supervision they learn how to make furniture and how to restyle old furniture. The products they've made are sold in the store. They also can make furniture on demand and custommade. Mr. van Houten is part of Pameijer.

LANGUAGE: ---
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: No
DURATION: 60 Minutes
CATEGORY: Health and Care, Crafts, Social and Welfare
CULTURE CODE: Netherlands
MIN/MAX PERSONS: 4-6
PRICE PER PERSON FROM: €8 > Details

Journalists may use City Safari for their research, but there are conditions.

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Afternoon Program in the West of Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, WEST

We will create a program for you with three personal meetings that you’ll never forget. Het Oude Westen, Middelland and Het Nieuwe...We will create a program for you with three personal meetings that you’ll never forget. Het Oude Westen, Middelland and Het Nieuwe Westen are districts of great diversity. Hosts will welcome you in their homes, houses of worship and workshops.

LANGUAGE: Dutch
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: No
DURATION: 240 Minutes
CATEGORY: Social and Welfare, Religion, Migration
CULTURE CODE: Mixed
MIN/MAX PERSONS: 2-6
PRICE PER PERSON: €50 > Details

Enter the world of the Food Bank

ROTTERDAM, DELFSHAVEN

Take a look behind the scenes and see and experience what the volunteers weekly do. In the Netherlands, currently 10,500 voluntee...Take a look behind the scenes and see and experience what the volunteers weekly do. In the Netherlands, currently 10,500 volunteers are actively providing more than 35,000 households each week with a food package. Rotterdam has its own Food Bank and Distribution Center. The Distribution Center is responsible for the delivery of food products both within Rotterdam and for the local food banks in the region. About 200 volunteers,ensure that around 2000 families in Rotterdam are provided with a food package. Without sponsorship, the Food Bank can not exist. Sponsorship may take the form of a financial contribution for operating costs or in the form of long-lasting food products such as rice and pasta.

LANGUAGE: ---
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: No
DURATION: 60 Minutes
CATEGORY: Food, Social and Welfare, Civil initiatives
CULTURE CODE: Mixed
MIN/MAX PERSONS: 1-12
PRICE PER PERSON: €10 > Details

Meet the people of the Mevlana Mosque

ROTTERDAM, MIDDELLAND

You will hear all about the habits and customs in the mosque and of course you can ask everything you want to know, as long as you...You will hear all about the habits and customs in the mosque and of course you can ask everything you want to know, as long as you put your questions with respect. Your curiosity is very much appreciated!

LANGUAGE: Turkish, Azerbaijani
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: Yes
DURATION: 60 Minutes
CATEGORY: Religion
CULTURE CODE: Turkey
MIN/MAX PERSONS: 2-30
PRICE PER PERSON: €13 > Details

A cup of tea with a Moroccan family

ROTTERDAM, OUDE WESTEN

Many Moroccan men came to the Netherlands illegally in the early seventies. After years of hard work, they had their families join...Many Moroccan men came to the Netherlands illegally in the early seventies. After years of hard work, they had their families join them in Holland because life here is better than there. Sit down on the couch in the lounge, enjoy a cup of tea and satisfy your curiosity

LANGUAGE: Amazigh, Arabic, German
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: No
DURATION: 60 Minutes
CATEGORY: Migration
CULTURE CODE: Morocco
MIN/MAX PERSONS: 2-6
PRICE PER PERSON: €10 > Details

A good conversation with Jamila and a cup of tea

ROTTERDAM, NIEUWE WESTEN

Ring the bell and take a seat at the table. Jamila has fled the Afghan war long ago with her family and has built up her new life ...Ring the bell and take a seat at the table. Jamila has fled the Afghan war long ago with her family and has built up her new life in the Netherlands. Meanwhile Jamila is not a refugee anymore, but a proud Dutch woman.

LANGUAGE: Dari
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE: No
DURATION: 60 Minutes
CATEGORY: Civil initiatives, Politics
CULTURE CODE: Afghanistan
MIN/MAX PERSONS: 2-8
PRICE PER PERSON: €10 > Details
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