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Festival Passe Partout
A Festival Passe Partout offers unlimited access to the festival and costs € 50 / € 35 (Students and holders of Rotterdampas). Passe Partouts can be bought online.
Upon presentation of a Passe Partout ticket (printed or on your smart phone), you will receive a festival wristband at the Festival Ticket Office. 

Day tickets
Day tickets cost € 15,- / € 10 (Students and holders of Rotterdampas). Buy here your day tickets for May 31 –  June 1June 2June 3.
Upon presentation of a DayTicket ticket (printed or on your smart phone), you will receive a festival wristband at the Festival Ticket Office.

Separate tickets
For selected events it is also possible to buy tickets separate, for example the Film & Poetry event and the Festival Closing. Passe Partout and day ticket holders have free access to these events. The only exception to this is CAPE D.R.O.P._DOG, for this event you'll need a separate ticket € 6, no discounts are available for this event.

Free Programme
Several events are free, for example the Poetry Cafe, Woorden Worden Zinnen (010 Says it All) and the Poetry + Art Gallery Tour. Some events have limited number of seats, therefore it is recommended to make a reservation for these events (even if you are a day ticket or Passe Partout holder). Below you can find an overview of all events.

The easiest way to order day passes is via this website. Passes can be printed or saved on your mobile phone. The online shop offers the following payment methods: iDEAL or credit card (Visa / Mastercard).

Festival Ticket Office
The festival Ticket Office at Ro Theater is opened daily, Wednesday May 31 until Sunday June 4, during the festival from 12:30 until the start of the last event. You can contact the Ticket Office during opening hours via telephone +31 (0)6 4770 5096. Adres: Ro Theater, William Boothlaan 8, 3012 VJ Rotterdam. Google Maps.

In case you have any inquiries prior to the festival, please email us via info (@) poetry.nl or call during work days between 12:00 and 17:00 with the Ticket Office line (available from Monday May 15).

The opening of Poetry International Festival Rotterdam is Tuesday May 31 and takes place at the Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Shouwburgplein 25, 3012 CL Rotterdam. Google Maps. The Festival Ticket Office will be opened that day (for one day at Rotterdamse Schouwburg) from 18:00 until 21:15 (start of the last event).

Overview Tickets
Festival Passe Partout, Tue June 1 until Sat June 3 
€ 50 / € 35 (discount)
Order tickets

Day Tickets, Thu June 1 until Sat June 3
€ 15 / €10 (discount)
Order Day Tickets for May 31 –  June 1June 2June 3.

Opening Festival, Tue May 30
€ 15  / € 10 (discount)
Accessible by invitation, please make sure to reserve your seat. Passe Partout holders will receive an invitation for this event. 
Order tickets

Burma Storybook, Fri June 2
Access with Passe Partout or day ticket. Separate tickets available.
€ 10 / € 7,50 (discount)
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CAPE D.R.O.P._DOG, Fri June 2 and Sat June 3
€ 6 , no discounts
June 2nd: 13:55 - 14:15 - 14:35 - 14:55 - 15:15 - 16:15 - 16:35 - 16:55 - 18:00 - 18:20 - 18:40
June 3rd: 13:55 - 14:15 - 14:35 - 14:55 - 15:15 - 16:15 - 16:35 - 16:55 - 18:00 - 18:20 - 18:40

Poetry Café, Wed May 31 until Sat June 3
Free entrance, a reservation is not needed

Poetry + Art Gallery Tour, Wed May 31 until Sat June 3
Free entrance, reservation advised
More information

Poetry + Art Street Tour, Sun June 4
Free entrance, reservation advised
Reserve tickets


Schouwburgplein 25
3012 CL Rotterdam
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Ro Theater
William Boothlaan 8
3012 VJ Rotterdam
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Westzeedijk 341
3015 AA Rotterdam
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Witte de Withkwartier
Witte de Withstraat
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Alliance Française
Westersingel 14
3014 GN Rotterdam
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Honingerdijk 86
3062 NX Rotterdam
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Bilderberg Parkhotel
Westersingel 70
3015 LB Rotterdam
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