An explosion of color, dance and passion, a unique mix of cultures and a lot of fun: welcome to the Summer Carnival Rotterdam, a festive spectacle that attracts hundred thousands of visitors. The Royal Dutch Mint issues an exclusive coincard, which is a part of the series ‘Intangible Heritage of The Netherlands’.
Summer carnival Rotterdam
The Summer Carnival Rotterdam is an annual carnival where Rotterdam is all about color, culture and creativity! The streets of the city are now even more colored and festive. The Street Parade is definitely the highlight: dozens of costumed carnivalists entertain the public with rousing music and dance. This multicultural party brings people from different cultures together: the carnival plays an important role in the growing respect for various cultural traditions. Since 2016, the Summer Carnival Rotterdam is recorded in the Inventory of Intangible Heritage.
The coincard with medal for the Summer Carnival Rotterdam is colorful and radiates passion: this captures the ambiance of the carnival perfectly. The obverse contains of different happy images that really show the use of color and beautiful costumes during the festival. The logo of the Summer Carnival Rotterdam Foundation is also shown on the obverse. The reverse also contains a colorful image. You can find more information about the medal on this side.