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The Bulletin on Bruzz: 29 December

Wolf A new 3,000m² food market looks set to be a major game-changer for central Brussels - including 17 restaurants, an organic supermarket, on-site microbrewery and bean to bar chocolate-maker. Wolf Food Market aims to seduce with a wide variety of fresh food, a historical building and imaginative...

12 ways that life in Brussels has changed in 10 years

With a new decade about to start, it’s worth pausing a moment to consider the flavour of the past 10 years. A backdrop of global austerity and mass migration did not dim technology’s onward march. Smartphones, streaming and social media became ubiquitous in popular culture. And diversity, gender...

What's on this week: 27 December-2 January

Until 30 December, children’s theatre takes over with Noël au Théâtre , a total of 41 performances of 22 plays (of which five are premières) in 10 different locations across Brussels. There are different shows for different age groups - and all the performances are one hour or less. A lot of people...

Do you like to sing?

Rehearsals for our 7 June concert will restart on 8 January 2020 and take place every Wednesday from 19.45 - 22.00 in the Salle des Fêtes, “Clair Matin”, 88 rue des Trois Rois, 1180 Brussels.  We will prepare an original new work by Belgian composer Gwenaël Grisi.  There are no auditions .. if you like to sing please come and join us.

Record Warmest Week fundraiser means merry Christmas for good causes

The Warmest Week – Studio Brussel’s annual festive fundraising drive – has enjoyed a record year, with thousands of people supporting at least one of the charity activities that took place under the Warmste Week banner. In total, the activities raised €17,518,153, an increase of almost a quarter of...

Record hotel stays in Brussels: Almost equal balance between business and leisure tourism

Brussels’ hotels registered a record 9.4 million nights in 2019, according to figures released by Visit.Brussels on Thursday. The hotel sector in the capital experienced a 7% growth in 2019. In 2010, the number of hotel stays registered was 5 million, while in 2018 there were 8.8 million. The rise...
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Wolf suspected of Christmas eve kangaroo attack in the north of Belgium

A wolf is suspected to have killed one domestic kangaroo and injured another during a nocturnal attack over Christmas in the northeast region of Belgium, a wildlife specialist has reported to AFP news agency. The missing kangaroo was probably dead and “eaten as Christmas dinner” commented Jan Loos...
King Philippe of Belgium Christmas speech

King Philippe’s Christmas address: Call for an effective government to be put in place as rapidly as possible

In his annual address to the nation on Christmas Eve, King Philippe of Belgium evoked the underprivileged and victims of injustice, poverty and exclusion when recalling that Christmas and New Year were moments of joy and homecoming for many. While focusing on the major challenges facing Belgium and...
Brussels public transport STIB/MIVB paper ticket price rise

50 cent price hike for paper tickets on each metro, tram and bus journey in the New Year

The price of a single STIB/MIVB paper ticket rising from €2.10 to €2.60 in 2020 as reported by BX1, has been confirmed by the Brussels public transport operator. STIB runs the city’s entire network of underground, tram and bus lines where you can switch from one to the other with the same ticket...