Brussels’ Greeters network celebrates 10th anniversary

Founded in New York in 1992 and launched in Brussels in 2010, a shining example of participatory tourism, the network of Brussels Greeters will celebrate its 10th anniversary in September. In these uncertain times, the Greeters believe that it is more essential than ever to share one of their fundamental values: cultural exchange and the…

The Atomium Prizes

The Fourth edition of the Atomium Prizes for comic strips with prizes totalling €100.000 will be awarded in Brussels tomorrow, 18 September. The winners of the Atomium Prizes, organised as part of the Comic Strip Experience, will be announced on Friday 18 September. The announcement will be made exclusively online this year, due to the…

Top resto responds to “new norm” with new menu

Due to the ongoing health pandemic we are all having to readjust to the “new norm”. The “new way” of doing things has, of course, very much impacted on restaurants, which were only recently allowed to open their doors again after the long lockdown. One eating place that has, so far, managed to adapt well…

Run For Europe

The 20 km of Brussels has grown and transformed into a ‘Run for Europe’. With the help of the European institutions, the European Parliament’s Sport Group and many partners, this virtual race will allow all Europeans, from their homes, to play sports and transform this activity into online donations for charities. More than ever, while…

The European Audience Film Award “LUX”

On Saturday 5th September, Sabine Verheyen, Chair of Parliament’s Culture Committee unveiled the details of the revamped LUX award, from now on to be called “LUX— the European Audience Film Award”. “Until now, LUX filmography has emotionally echoed our political work on environment, migration, fighting poverty and inequalities as well as on democracy and pluralism….

BCWCB Autumn Programme

September is usually the month when social clubs invite expats and newcomers to Brussels to visit their clubhouses to find out about the many social and cultural activities on offer.  However, due to COVID-19 restrictions limiting events to 10 people, the BCWCB (British & Commonwealth Women’s Club of Brussels) decided to be creative.  The sessions will…

The best pommes frites in the world

It’s a great Belgian tradition but surprisingly many restaurants here haven’t quite mastered the art of cooking the perfect frite. Step forward Le Rendez-vous des Artistes. It takes the quality of its “French fries” very seriously indeed. So much so that its owners have installed an authentic chip fryer in the kitchen of the restaurant…

The Brussels stage makes a comeback

Brussels performing arts, which have remained in the wings in recent months due to the health crisis, are now more ready than ever to get back on stage. From theatre to dance to jazz, all disciplines are heading back to the stage, to the delight of an audience eager to discover something new. These last…