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Updated: What are the rules on travel to/from Belgium?

Belgium reopened its borders to non-essential travel on 15 June, opening up the possibility to enjoy a foreign holiday within the EU and Schengen area, and the UK, for the first time in three months. Belgian residents can travel to most European countries, b ut travel restrictions still apply in...

Brussels whips up a storm of contemporary art shows this autumn

Get ready for a blast of art and design as the Belgian capital lives up to its reputation as a creative hotspot, with a swarm of exhibitions and events filling its cultural agenda. The artistic landscape is looking particularly lively with long-anticipated and eclectic solo and group shows all lined up for the season.

Uptown Design-Marie's Corner

Jehovah’s Witnesses to face trial for discrimination and incitement to hate

The Belgian congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses attended a hearing yesterday in criminal court in response to charges of discrimination based on religious beliefs and incitement to hatred. It is the first time that the Jehovah’s Witness are being tried in a criminal court anywhere in the world. The...

Bikes in Brussels gives €1 million to cycling projects

More than €1 million will be given to different cycling infrastructure projects in Brussels, provided by the Bikes in Brussels Fund, managed by the King Baudouin Foundation. Eight new rides along Brussels’ Promenade Verte will be completed, thanks to the organisation’s support of €991,390. Seven...

Covid-19 pandemic delays Kanal's opening date

Brussels’ Kanal museum, set to launch in its final and definitive Pompidou version in less than three years’ time, will now not open its doors until spring/summer 2024 at the earliest, the Kanal cultural project leader Yves Goldstein has announced. For Goldstein, the one year-plus delay in...

Belgium gives back stolen Mayan mask to Guatemala

Belgium has returned to its rightful home an ancient Mayan mask more than 1,000 years old. The green jade treasure had been stolen and exported illegally to Belgium by international traffickers, the Guatemalan minister of foreign affairs Sandra Erica Jovel Polanco said. The mask dates from the...

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2020 Brussels Cello Festival | CLOSING CONCERT (collaboration with the United Nations and Pau Casals Foundation)

The Closing Concert of the 2020 Brussels Cello Festival will feature all the cellists of the festival together on stage with the student participants for a celebration of peace and humanity.

2020 Brussels Cello Festival | Beethoven Cycle Part III

The third evening of the 2020 Brussels Cello Festival will feature cellists Mischa Maisky, Victor Julien-Laferriere, and Anne Gastinel in the Beethoven Cycle Part III:

Variations WoO 46 in Eb major (1801)
Mischa Maisky, cello
Lily Maisky, piano

Sonata No. 4 in C major (1815)
Victor Julien-Laferriere, cello
Stephane Ginsburgh, piano

Sonata No. 5 in D major (1815)
Anne Gastinel, cello
Jerome Ducros, piano

2020 Brussels Cello Festival | Beethoven Cycle Part II

The second evening of the 2020 Brussels Cello Festival will feature cellists Bruno Philippe and Jan Vogler in the Beethoven Cycle Part II:

Variations Op. 66 in F major (1798)
Bruno Philippe, cello
Jerome Ducros, piano

Sonata No. 3 in A major(1809)
Jan Vogler, cello
Muhiddin Durruoglu, piano

Due to COVID regulations, this program will be presented TWICE this evening (without intermission), at 18:00 and again at 21:00.

VERY LIMITED TICKETS - please reserve your seats now!