eTN: On Friday 19 May, during a press visit, visit.brussels launched its first Urban Culture Guide. The growing interest among tourists for the numerous aspects of urban culture was the reason for the creation of this guide. Street art, tattoo parlours, skate & roller parks, record stores… this new guide provides lovers of the, Read More
eTN: As part of Belgian Pride 2017, the Belgian PrideFestival, which will run from 3 – 21 May, will broach the theme of migration and asylum this year. An array of activities, parties, workshops, guided tours, and events centred on this topic will fill these two weeks. Various PRIDEFESTIVAL events will set the pace this, Read More
Young and old alike will journey back to Renaissance times through a number of activities held at Coudenberg, the Brussels palace of Charles V. On tap: themed games and workshops, historical buffet, guided tours, and introductory dance classes. It’s a great opportunity to go back in time with family and friends and step into, Read More
In 2015, several key players of Brussels’ cultural scene set up a jazz platform in order to shine the spotlight on jazz in the capital. It was clear that the Brussels jazz scene was a beehive of activity. However, when compiling the entire list of events, the offer not only met but exceeded the, Read More
To all passengers and travel partners, Brussels Airport has spent the last few weeks working around the clock to welcome its passengers back to the comfortable, convenient and, most importantly, safe travel hub they’ve come to rely on. As tourism boards and airlines flying non-stop to Brussels, we know that it is paramount that, Read More
Train World, the showcase for the railways of the past, present and future, will be the new tourist attraction in Brussels (opening September 25th, 2015). In the museum, you will be able to appreciate the loveliest pieces from the collection of historical locomotives and carriages from the Belgian railways, like the oldest preserved steam locomotive in Belgium,, Read More
Every Thursday night, through December 18, 2003 at least three different museums will be open late and welcome you into a friendly and fun atmosphere. You will be offered guided tours, concerts, drinks or unusual activities. Children are more than welcome. Between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. several museums will organize special activities for, Read More
The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium and the Musée des Beaux-Arts of Montréal, Canada have joined their forces in order to organize an important retrospective of the oeuvre of Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921), a major artist and the leader of the Belgian Symbolist movement.
In 2004 Antwerp and LILLE 2004 Cultural Capital of Europe, will bring back to everybody’s attention the best known Belgian. But how well do we actually know him? P.P. RUBENS the painter is merely a starting point. Several exhibitions will be the lead to (re)discover the master of the Flemish baroque also as graphic, Read More
As the year’s end draws near, the Christmas markets blossom in many cities and towns in Belgium. The festivities really begin with St. Nicholas on December 6th. Shops display holiday treats such as marzipan, flat hard cakes known as ‘klaasjes’ and ‘speculoos’, a hard gingerbread molded in the form of St. Nicholas.