For the second year in a row, Rotterdam was part of one of the biggest music festivals worldwide. Especially for The Flying Dutch, ten of the best Dutch DJs flew back to the Netherlands, to show why this little country is hailed as the cradle of dance music.

Of course this was a special day for the audience, as well as for the DJs and it showed. Every DJ took the stage with incredible power and joy. Together with the immense crowd, everyone contributed to a truly magnificent day. With the memory of this special day still fresh in everyone’s mind, let’s have a look at some of the highlights before preparations for next year start.

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THE DJs GETTING READY!

While the DJs were on their way back home, the last preparations for the festival were in full effect. To warm up the fans awaiting the festival, this short video summarized the year abroad of the DJs and captured their journey ahead to The Flying Dutch.

The Flying Dutch 2016 – Festival Teaser

✚ The Flying Dutch 2016 – Festival Teaser ✚1 day to go! They're back in NL! ✈10 of the world's best Dutch DJs have gathered again!

Posted by The Flying Dutch on Friday, June 3, 2016

The schedule of the DJs

The DJs were on a really tight schedule. To illustrate this we made a short movie.

The Flying Dutch 2016 – Today's Flight Schedule

The madness is on! Check the full flight schedule of today! ?✚ 20 flights✚ 10 DJ's ✚ 3 helicopters

Posted by The Flying Dutch on Saturday, June 4, 2016

Creative crowd

The crowd in Rotterdam was also ready to party and some fans were really creative!

WILLEM VAN HANEGEMS SIT DOWN

W&W brought out someone very special who had the honor of organizing one of the biggest sit downs Rotterdam has ever seen, shaking the city to its foundations.

TFD2016 – Willem van Hanegem sr. in Rotterdam

W&W brought out someone special during their set in Rotterdam! Together you made the whole city shake

Posted by The Flying Dutch on Sunday, June 26, 2016

DJS MEETING BACKSTAGE

Backstage Showtek and Tiësto met up for some small talk and fun.

Nicky Romero killing it!

Nicky Romero outdid himself at The Flying Dutch, performing one of the best sets he’s ever played! Especially for you to relive, he uploaded his whole liveset to his Youtube.

Afrojack closing Rotterdam in style

Topping it all off, Afrojack closed off the festival in his hometown Rotterdam together with Lee Towers. A legend who’s never performed at a stage like this.

Afrojack closing off Rotterdam together with Lee Towers!

✚ Afrojack closing off Rotterdam together with Lee Towers! ? ✚Relive the closing set of Afrojack, check the link in the comments!??

Posted by The Flying Dutch on Monday, June 6, 2016

Enjoy the full liveset of Afrojack here:

Lastly, to ultimately round off your flashback, check the Thank You video of The Flying Dutch 2016 one more time 😉

The Flying Dutch 2016 – Thank You Video

✚ The Flying Dutch 2016 – Thank You Video ✚We thank each and everyone of you for making this day so special! ?Tag your party crew and relive together! ??

Posted by The Flying Dutch on Friday, June 10, 2016

Stay in contact with us through social media and keep an eye pealed for information about next year! We hope to see you then!

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