#NMS2016 Liveblog

Welcome to the liveblog of the first international Night Mayor Summit ever! We’ll keep you updated what’s happing right now at De Marktkantine.

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The free public programm starts at 7pm. You’re welcome, just walk in!

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Steven Raspa (Burning Man); 'Bring the experience and joy from the festivals and art gatherings back to the city and into your life.'

The inspirational, happy and emotional Shailendra Sing (Sunburn); 'They say a day consists of 24 hrs but that's not right! A day has 12 and the night has 12!'

Eddie the Eagle Museum; art collective from Amsterdam, explains how their (subversive) art confronts and build bridges in society. Soon temporarily hosting something new and exciting at the [...]

One of the many expert sessions during the summit. 'Because of the enormous obsession with housing and regulations we lost 40 till 50% of the clubs and creative spaces within the last five years.'

Zeebra aka Hideyuki Yokoi; famous rapper and first nightlife representative from one of the most entertaining cities of the world, Shibuya, Tokyo.

Eberhard van der Laan, mayor of Amsterdam; 'The moment citizens of Amsterdam stop complaining, I start worrying. The city is theirs and in that way they show their love and commitment.'

Duncan Stutterheim; 'buying properties to guarantee a blooming and innovative nightlife is one of my goals in the second part of my life.'

Lutz Leichsenring, spokesman for the Club Commission Berlin; 'Provide tools to organise that creativity can flourish when city parts change due to gentrification like Amsterdam is coping with now.'

Carolien Gehrels, former deputy Mayor of Amsterdam, nowadays European Director 'big urban clients' at Arcadis; "Cooperation is in the Dutch dna, that's why the Night Mayor is a typical Dutch creation."

First Speaker of the Summit, Anna Dietzsch from São Paolo-Brazil. Public Space Occupation "Due to the lack of money and locations people just started to organise events and occupied spots in the [...]

After lots of media, press, and drinks last night, our Night Major will open the summit within seconds. Ok, a bit later than planned but he, a proper Night Major Summit which starts at 10 am is [...]

Night Mayor Summit takes over FabCity, the temporary and freely accessible campus at the head of Amsterdam’s Java Island. Inspiring meet and greet at the beautiful designed CycleSpace.

Night Mayor Summit 2016 kicks off on a chilly spring evening at one of Amsterdam's urban cultural paradises called Roest.