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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


Published on August 21st, 2018 | by James Drew

The European Commission’s #EUandME campaign  is launching a short film competition for young filmmakers from Friday (25 August) until 31 October 2018. The competition is open to young European filmmakers between 18 and 35 years old.... Read More


Flower Carpet 2018 brings Guanajuato to centre of Europe!

Published on August 2nd, 2018 | by James Drew

This summer, the famous Brussels Flower Carpet on the Grand-Place is devoted to Guanajuato, a Mexican region with an exceptionally rich culture and flower tradition. And to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Grand-Place becoming a Unesco World... Read More


Star Wars expo is a Force to be reckoned with

Published on April 18th, 2018 | by Tony Mallett

For more than four decades, audiences around the world have marvelled at the adventures of Luke and Anakin Skywalker and the heroes and villains of a galaxy a long time ago and far, far away. Fascination... Read More


Wear the green on Paddy’s Day

Published on March 15th, 2018 | by Tony Mallett

St Patrick’s Day (or Paddy’s Day) is looming large. So what’s it all about? Tony Mallett explains…

 St Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland and his death is commemorated on 17 March each year. He... Read More


Technopolis – the appliance of science

Published on December 30th, 2017 | by Brussels In View

Martin Banks visits a great museum in Mechelen If you’re looking for an inspirational place to take the kids over the holiday season, Technopolis, a pioneering science centre near Mechelen, is highly recommended. This is a place... Read More

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