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The New Feyenoord Stadium to have 63000 Seat Capacity

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The New Feyenoord Stadium to have 63000 Seat Capacity

Netherlands – The Dutch architectural firm of Rotterdam, Netherlands – OMA – is planning to build a full fledged football stadium for Feyenoord. This is the Football club of Rotterdam, playing in the Eredivisie Football League.

The stadium would have the capacity of 63000 seats. And this Feyenoord stadium in the Netherlands would become the largest football stadium in the whole country. No new building would take place. OMA is planning to redevelop the existing Feyenoord stadium De Kuip, on the Maas River. This new stadium will replace the already existing stadium and will set new benchmarks in the country.

It is planned to be built as iconic as the previously existing stadium. But in addition, the stadium would meet all the top level UEFA regulations. The design has not yet been finalized. But hopes are extremely high with this new wonderful stadium in the very city of Rotterdam.

Whatever decisions have been taken so far, according to them, the new stadium will have the similar form of a bowl with curved seating arranged close to the pitch. Each seat is planned in a way to give extravagant view of the field to the viewers.

On non match days, the organization plans to host concerts or other events to keep the venue booked maximum times. Along with that, the area would also have shopping complex, offices, apartments, etc. It would become a mixed purpose area very soon in future.

This Feyenoord stadium is one of the master plans of the architectural firm, OMA. The place where this stadium is being built has a lot more offices and buildings built by the firm. This stadium would add another feather to the achievements of the company.

And this new stadium would open up to public in 2023.

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Beats and Rhymes Played an Important Role in Senegalese Politics This Year

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SENEGAL, AFRICA – Hip Hop, Beats and Rhymes have become the language of youth in the politics of Senegal. The campaigns that took place last month, for presidential elections, witnessed a huge involvement of hip hop artists and rap beats. And the reason for that is Demographics.

The average age of Senegal person is around 19 years. And this age group comprises of mostly the rappers. In the last elections of 2012, country’s largest social movement took place. Rappers were among the major founders of this social movement. That is the reason why this year’s election also includes a lot of rappers. All the leading candidates are running their campaigns with at least one rapper by their side.

One of the professors at Vassar College, Zachariah Mampilly, shares, “Many young people turn to hip-hop artists as being kind of the voice of the streets and providing them with a way to think about politics. Especially in the most recent presidential election, the use of rappers was a remarkably cynical attempt by these politicians to gain popularity with youth.”

Hip Hop is being used as a powerful medium to influence the youth. And this kind of power is not just limited to politics.

Journal Rappé, a newscast for people of Senegal, raps the news to the beat. It does not produce any new information. Rather, it picks the news that is already shared on televisions and mix it with a taste of music to reach the youth in an entertaining manner. Initially started out through YouTube, it soon caught the attention of mainstream media, just with its talent to attract wide number of netizens. And that shows how important beats have become to the youth of Senegal.

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