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Group trapped on Walibi ride for more than three hours

Four visitors to Walibi theme park were trapped in mid-air for more than three hours on Saturday when their rollercoaster broke down. The Dalton Terror, one of the park's most popular rides, got stuck during its descent, about 35 metres from the ground, with two men and two women on board. The...

435 arrested at Extinction Rebellion protest in Brussels

Police used tear gas and water cannon on Saturday to expel several hundred climate protestors who had defied a ban on demonstrations and gathered around Brussels' Royal Palace. The protest had been called by environmental activism group Extinction Rebellion. The organisers had wanted to occupy the...

Shared workspace Co-oking is fuelling culinary start-ups in the capital

When Italian Dario Sorrenti came to Brussels, he did so with a plan: he wanted to bring the food of his home region to Belgium with him. And he didn’t just have your typical Italian restaurant in mind. “I want to open Brussels’ first rosticceria,” says Sorrenti. “It’s a typical takeaway from...

Brussels student celebration St V joins cultural heritage list

St V., t he annual party held by students of Brussels’ two free universities, VUB and ULB, in honour of their founder has been recognised as intangible cultural heritage by the capital. The day, also known as Saint Verhaegen, is a celebration of Theodore Verhaegen, the Brussels lawyer and...

My job in Belgium: How much does a music teacher earn?

What is your job? I am a secondary school teacher, teaching music to all levels. I also teach at various Antwerp arts academies. At these academies I teach AMV (general musical education) and I teach young people of all ages to play saxophone. In addition to my job in education, I am sometimes...

The Bulletin on Bruzz: 13 October

Smile Safari Are you out of inspiration for your next Instagram selfie? If so, help is here with the arrival of Smile Safari ’s popup Instagram Museum, Belgium’s first. Creator Hannes Coudenys tells us what we can look forward to. Tour & Taxis, until 30 November. Brussels Explained Brussels...

As Generation Z begins to come of age, what do they expect from the job market?

Generation Zs are digital natives, the first to have grown up in a digitalised world. Born between the mid-1990s and the early 2000s, they are the generation after millennials and right now are aged between seven and 22. They are the biggest consumer cohort globally. Their oldest number are just...

Small lab in Wallonia provides healing animal venom to companies around the world

Companies and researchers all over the world are increasingly interested in using toxins from animal venom to produce medicine. A small lab with unique expertise, tucked away in the village of Montroeul-au-Bois, Hainaut, provides them with venom from the most diverse animal species. It sounds...

24-hour speed check catches 30,000 motorists breaking limit

A marathon speed check by police last week saw more than 30,000 drivers caught driving too fast. The total figure of 30,604 drivers represents 2.55% of the approximately 1.2 million cars checked during the nationwide initiative. Police confiscated 181 driving licences. This is the 12th time the 24-...

Violin lessons in Brussels

Violinist Katia Katanova, offers violin lessons and theory basics for children and grownups. 

After graduating from Moscow conservatory (artistic PhD in chamber music), she studied baroque music in Konservarorium Wien and in Brussels conservatory.

Lessons in the center of Brussels close to Sablon or in your place (additional fee). Languages: english, french, german. 

Web page: https://m.facebook.com/katiakatanovaviolinist/?ref=bookmarks

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