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Galerie du Roi in the Galeries royales Saint-Hubert - Brussels - Belgium (Wikimedia Creative Commons)
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The Saint-Hubert galleries, located in the heart of Brussels, a stone's throw from the Grand Place, celebrates its 175th anniversary this year, RTBF reports.

© WBT Olivier Capliez-Commemoration The Battle of Waterloo
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After a two year absence, the traditional reconstruction of the Battle of Waterloo returns on 18 and 19 June to the site of the original history-chang

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Paul Dujardin, until earlier this year the general director of Bozar, has been retained by the Royal Museums of Art and History to oversee an artistic restructuring in the run-up to the 200th anni

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Unesco has officially registered the Namur tradition of stilt jousting on the list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity, five years after a support petition garnered 26,000 signat

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“The history of witchcraft is marked by the sex difference of both the accused and the accusers.” This wonderfully succinct way to describe the phenomenon of the witch introduces us to the second

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More than 550 French state archives stolen between 1980 and 2001 by organised crime gangs and stockpiled in Belgium have been returned to their country of origin.

The brochure design for the Journées du Patrimoine/Open Monumentendagen in Brussels, 2020. (©urban.brussels)
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Since the creation of the Brussels region in 1989, the government has organised an annual heritage weekend under the name Journées du Patrimoine/Open Monumentendagen.

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Cancelled last year due to coronavirus, the corny but wonderful Bal National, on the eve of Belgium’s national day, has been cancelled for a second consecutive year.

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Don’t say Carolus V, say Brussels Renaissance Festival. The summer festival inspired by Charles V’s presence in what is now the capital of Europe has changed its name.

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