Nigel Sean

Our newest Summer Capital Ambassador Nigel Sean needs your help! His latest track ‘Beetje Vakantie’ with Jixxx, of which the video has been shot in and around Nijmegen, is almost going viral! Listen (even more) to this sunny and funny track and bring them to the top of…

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Ronnie Ruysdael

Short biography: Ronnie Ruysdael is a singer who has lived in Nijmegen since 1986. With a career spanning 25 years, he has performed just about everywhere in the Netherlands. His songs are meant to put a smile on people’s faces. He’s not a very serious guy and his…

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Pieter Derks

Top 5 must dos in Nijmegen by Pieter Derks, a famous Dutch stand-up comedian who was born and raised in Nijmegen and still lives here.

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Angela Verkuijlen

Angela Verkuijlen is Nijmegen’s Night Mayor. The ambassador for the city’s nightlife and cultural life, she encourages, promotes and connects various initiatives and organisations in order to make Nijmegen a more vibrant place. Photo by: Roy Soetekouw

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Jaap Robben

Jaap Robben (born 1984) is a writer, poet and actor. Former city poet of Nijmegen, Jaap has written several books and poems. He made his debut as a novelist last year. BIRK was successfully released, won lots of prizes and has now been translated into many different languages.…

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Hendrik-Jan Derksen

Hendrik-Jan is one of those people who make Nijmegen such a vibrant, connected city. DJ, city maker, booker, social worker, founder of ‘Welcome to Nijmegen’ and much more. Always connecting people, ideas and organisations to help develop Nijmegen into an inclusive, musical, social, progressive city.

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Margot Ribberink

Graduated as a biologist from Nijmegen’s Radboud University in 1989 and started out as a meteorologist at Meteoconsult (now called MeteoGroup) in 1990. She presented the weather forecast on RTL 4 for 20 years. She now presents the weather for Omroep Max and Omroep Gelderland, and during the tornado…

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Sinan Can

Sinan Can is a Dutch-Turkish documentary filmmaker of Vara/BNN and he made “The Arab Storm” (5 years after “The Arab Spring”) and “Blood Brothers” (on the Armenian genocide).

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