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Happy Birthday Tintin!

Published on January 10th, 2019 | by James Drew

Believe it or not, the young reporter famed for his exotic adventures exposing skullduggery across the world, turns 90 this week, writes Martin Banks. The character was created by Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, better known as... Read More


Jump XL

Published on January 6th, 2019 | by James Drew

Jump, stunt and sport in the The Jump XL trampoline parks. Each park consists of terraced trampoline arenas which are at least 5 x 9 fields or larger. Here you can experience a lot of fun.... Read More


Super-cool ice-sculpture festival heads for Bruges!

Published on December 11th, 2018 | by James Drew

Photo credit: ©Yves Herman Question: Where in Belgium this winter can you encounter a display of 3,000 blocks of ice complete with 3D projections, writes Martin Banks? It’s certainly a bit different from the traditional Christmas... Read More


Moscow City Ballet comes to Brussels

Published on November 29th, 2018 | by James Drew

Belgian ballet fans are in for a real treat this weekend with performances in Brussels by the world-famous Moscow City Ballet. Swan Lake and The Nutcracker will be performed on Saturday and Sunday (1-2 November) at... Read More


La Raffinerie – Charleroi danse

Published on October 30th, 2018 | by James Drew

Built in the mid-nineteenth century, the old Gräffe sugar refinery, with its brick walls and frame and cast iron, an important witness of the industrial architecture of the neighborhood instead of the Duchess of Brabant.  In... Read More


Ars Musica: Biennale of contemporary music

Published on September 19th, 2018 | by James Drew

An ‘unheard-of’ edition – some highlights After minimalism in 2014, Japan in 2016, the 2018 edition of the Ars Musica festival will open its doors to the unexpected, the ‘unheard’; a world of sound available for discovery during... Read More


Belgian bravery honoured in Kent

Published on September 5th, 2018 | by James Drew

The upcoming centenary of Armistice on 11 November revives memories of great acts of wartime heroism, writes Martin Banks. One such example is the bravery of Belgian Baron Jean de Selys Longchamps who performed a dramatic... Read More


Urban Farm opening – the countdown has begun!

Published on September 2nd, 2018 | by James Drew

If one were to visit the FOODMET roof today, one would have to admit that considerable progress has been made. With no less than 4000 square meters of roof surface, we can without boasting call this... Read More

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