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TRADITIONAL BURNS SUPPER 

Saturday, 25th January 2019, starting at 19.15
St. Andrew’s Church, Chee de Vleurgat 181, 1050 Ixelles

Central panel of Ghent Altarpiece fully restored and full of surprises

Phase two of the ongoing restoration of “Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” – otherwise known as the Ghent Altarpiece – is complete. The four lower panels of the altarpiece’s interior – including the coveted centre panel, where the eponymous beast is located – was unveiled this week to press and other...

Brussels start-up will fight your parking ticket for you

Want to contest a parking fine you got in Brussels? A new start-up, Spixx, will do it for you – and free at that. With the motto “Don’t waste time, don’t waste money”, Spixx will also help you file for compensation with rail service SNCB. The new company launched last summer and have handled about...
Tram Heysel Brussels Stib/Mivb

New Year in Brussels: Free and beefed-up public transport announced

New Year’s Eve revellers can take advantage of free travel on the Stib/Mivb network in Brussels from midnight 31 December until the start of service on Wednesday 1 January. During these hours, metro, tram and bus services will be stepped up and extended, reports RTBF. All metro lines will be...

What’s on this week: 20-26 December

The Darna Fest: Echoes of Moroccan Ceremonies shines a light on the many facets of contemporary Moroccan culture. Hosted by the Flemish-Moroccan culture house of the same name, there are exhibitions, concerts, film screenings, dance battles, slam and plenty of food and drink. 20-22 December, across...

SolarPower Summit 2020

The SolarPower Summit, on 25 March in Brussels, is SolarPower Europe’s annual flagship event, that brings together over 300 industry representatives from all major energy players, as well as SMEs and a range of decision-makers from across the EU and beyond.

The event informs high-level political and business representatives about major strategic, political and market developments shaping the future of solar in Europe. The Summit is widely recognised as one of the most important energy events in Brussels. 

We will rock you: Studio Brussel’s ‘Warmest Week’ kicks off in Kortrijk

The annual end-of-year party, concert series and charity drive De Warmste Week (The Warmest Week) has kicked off in Kortrijk. While the culmination of rock station Studio Brussel’s fundraising initiative usually takes place in a grassy recreation domain, this year DJs have taken to the middle of a...
Wallonia Belgium Tourism - photo JP Remy

Winter in Wallonia: Seasonal activities, from fine food and drink to fun outdoors

Gourmet delights One of the joys of winter is tucking into warming dishes with friends and families. With such a rich terroir, Wallonia’s generous cuisine never fails to please. When the temperatures drop, nothing beats raclette. One original concept is Le Chariot à fondue, a year-round activity by...
Health eating Nutri-Score

Government healthy eating recommendations: More fruit, veg & wholegrains!

It may not be the reminder that everyone wants to hear on the eve of a period of feasting, but Belgium’s health department has issued its latest report on healthy eating. Aimed at encouraging the population to adopt a healthier diet, it includes 12 rules - and five priorities - reinforcing the link...

Governments agree on national climate plan

Flanders, Wallonia, Brussels and the acting federal government have reached agreement on a national climate plan. The European Commission had set a deadline of 31 December to submit the plan. The plan has been hammered out using regional climate programmes that had already been approved. The...

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