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Gourmet market in the Sablon celebrates third anniversary

11:23 10/11/2016

To celebrate the third anniversary of the gourmet market on Brussels' Grand Sablon square, the organisation on Thursday held a concert and other festivities starting in the late afternoon, reports Bruzz.

The gourmet market of Sablon was launched in November 2013 by economy minister Marion Lemesre and the association Commune Libre du Sablon. Since then, visitors have been popping in every Thursday between 15.00 and 21.00 to do some shopping and enjoy a few drinks and tapas.

"This market in the heart of Brussels is first and foremost a social meeting point, where colleagues, neighbours and friends come together for a nice time and the opportunity to taste high-quality products," explains Lemesre in a press release.

The concert featured jazz and French chansons by Yannick Jacquet. Culinary expert Carlo de Pascale of the magazine On n'est pas des pigeons was guest of honour at the event.

The market has since moved to the Minerva Fountain, lower on the Sablon where it is more visible.



Written by Robyn Boyle