POW! WOW! Rotterdam 2019 is on! Since 9 September the artists are working on their murals, and till 15 September there are several activities to emerge yourself in street art. Continue reading know all the ins and outs for the upcoming days, learn more about the festival and check the line-up. On 15 September POW! WOW! will close the packed week with a festival day where art, music, and sport come together.

Every day the artists will work on their murals for POW! WOW! Feel free to drop by and take pictures of your favorite artist. For more information and to visit the pop-up shop, you can go to Martinus Steijnstraat 12, Rotterdam. Artist Perishable Rush exhibits at Galerie Niffo. Perishable Rush makes collages from expired posters, discarded wood, discarded candy wrappers, fast food packaging and other rubbish he finds on the streets. Or visit Shutter Hub Exhibition every day from 7 pm to 10 pm – they also organize a photo competition!

Other cool highlights of POW! WOW! week is the collaboration wall from Telmo&Miel and Smug, the new exclusive POW! WOW! Rotterdam merchandise in collaboration with Banlieue, 47 and Montana Cans, the Spoken Awards pre-lims Thursday evening, The Culture Connect at POW! WOW! where dance, music and spoken word come together, and of course the Rotterdam Street Culture Weekend afterparty (= POW! WOW! pre-party) on Saturday in WORM.

On September 15 at Rotterdam’s Afrikaanderplein POW! WOW! Rotterdam festival takes place. Besides mural art, live painting and an impressive lineup of musicians, they also present an international breakdance-program consisting of several battles and guided walking tours every hour (between noon and 6 pm). See the schedule below to plan your day.

Line-up Mural art:
Super A
Saïd Kinos
Danny Rumbl
Helen Proctor
Woes Martin
Didier Jaba Mathieu
Nina Valkhoff – Muralist



Pictures from POW! WOW! 2018

Intervention art:
Spenser Little

Check out the POW! WOW! website for the full program and all the addresses. And keep an eye on our website next week when we share the finished POW! WOW! works and a cool, exclusive competition! 


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