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12 Hours For Greece

12 Hours for Greece: a unique way to discover Greece, its culture, its food and its people!

Practice your Dutch

The organisation Bru-taal encourages foreign speakers to practice their Dutch through conversations with native speakers of this language.

20km Brussels for Retrak

Take part in the 20km of Brussels and help transform the lives of street children


The R&B singer with DJ Calvin Harris.

Imelda May

Rocking & rousing sultry live sensation with support act The Boppin' Benvis Brothers

Belgian school to become compulsory from five years old

The compulsory school age for children in Belgium will be cut from six to five in 2020 - after a unanimous vote in parliament. While education is devolved to each of Belgium's language communities - French, Dutch and German - the law governing when a child must start school is a federal issue...

Brussels university opens new FabLab in former police barracks

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) inaugurated its new Fabrication Laboratory on Tuesday in Ixelles' former federal police barracks. It contains fully equipped workshops where students, staff and the public can make prototypes for academic, personal or entrepreneurial projects. The VUB FabLab...

Music city: Leuven Jazz never disappoints

This year’s edition of Leuven Jazz is all about guitars. From 14 to 24 March, the seventh edition of the festival boasts more than 60 concerts and some of the most famous jazz guitarists in the world.

Acts such as the celebrated American jazz guitarist Julian Lage, Dans Dans, Belgian jazz guitarist Fabrizio Graceffa (pictured) and Albert Vila of Barcelona will be on stage in the capital of Flemish Brabant. The final concert of the festival, local music collective IH8 Camera, will feature eight guitarists on stage at once.

Stib’s use of meme doesn’t go down well with politicians

Call it a case of bad timing … Just when Brussels’ public transport service Stib is in talks with parliament about unwanted advances in public transport, it launched a social media ad featuring a man leering at a woman. The image is meant to promote the new tram line 9. The service has now been...


"Spring showers, a perfect time to cultivate your French"

Are you new to Belgium and wondering where the best places to shop are and how to ask for what you want?
Would you like to freshen up your college French or advance your career ? Look no further!