26 September is the European Day of Languages

To mark the occasion, the Commission organised a conference on language learning.  The online event focussed on language awareness in schools and how multilingual classrooms can support inclusion and solidarity.  In light of the large number of displaced pupils from Ukraine, participants will discuss the support currently provided to these children and their families to learn…

Calling all Ferrari Fans

An expo devoted to one of the world’s best-known sports brands is set to open in Brussels. There couldn’t be a better time to pay homage to this mythical sports car as this year Ferrari is celebrating its 75th anniversary. For just over two months (23 September-4 December) Autoworld in Brussels will showcase 15  exceptional Ferrari models. Each one…

Atomium Awards Winners

The winners of the Atomium Awards were revealed on Friday 9 September, the day of the BD Comic Strip Festival launch.  The festival has honoured comic book professionals for the past six years. This edition is no exception, with €95,000 in prizes that will be distributed between the winners. Brussels is a hotbed of creativity…

Freedom of Faith in Kazakhstan

Currently, representatives of 130 ethnic groups and 18 religious denominations live in Kazakhstan, including Muslims, Orthodox, Catholics, Protestants, Jews, and Buddhists. There are many mosques and temples operating and being built all over the country, which are actively visited by believers. Religious freedoms in Kazakhstan are guaranteed by article 14 of the country’s Constitution, which…

Ever fancied a “Do-It-Yourself” approach to eating out?

At most restaurants, the diner is presented with a set menu from which to choose. But there’s one restaurant in Brussels that’s come up with a rather innovative “new way” to dining. At Ricotta & Parmesan, just a stone’s throw from the city’s famous Grand Place, you really can adopt a DIY method of eating. This is…

Former Britain’s Got Talent winner set for Belgian concert

A former Britain’s Got Talent winner is set to woo Belgium with a much-awaited appearance at Antwerp later this year. Fans of Jonathan Antoine will be excited to hear that he is due to appear on November 19 at the city’s Queen Elisabeth Hall. Antoine is one of the ex-winners of Britain’s Got Talent and…

Brussels Marathon 2022

Brussels Marathon 2022

The 17th edition of the Brussels Airport Marathon & Half Marathon will take place on Sunday 2 October.  Runners from all over the world will put on their running shoes for the entirely new course. Will you?  We are giving you 5 good reasons why you should not miss this wonderful running event. 1. Start…

Top international artist gears up for much-awaited Brussels concert

Alvaro Soler

Back by public demand…..that’s German/Spanish singer-songwriter Alvaro Soler. After a three year ‘hiatus’, the hugely popular artist has confirmed what is sure to be a sell-out appearance in Brussels later this month. In an exclusive interview with this website, he revealed the reason why he decided to release a new song, why he wanted to…

Europride in Serbia

Following the announcement of Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić that the Serbian government wants to ban this year’s international EuroPride event in Belgrade, allegedly because of various internal and external “pressures” on the country, MEPs Terry Reintke and Viola von Cramon met with Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić this week to discuss the situation. Terry Reintke…