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25/08/2010

Check out this cute blog with plenty of insider tips, hot news and fabulous links. www.ilovebelgium.be

On 26 September, head to bruges for one of Flanders largest flea markets and you might find that little hidden treasure ...
20/08/2010
Flanders Belgium: Trade: Events Coming Up

On 26 September, head to bruges for one of Flanders largest flea markets and you might find that little hidden treasure you had been looking for. http://www.visitflanders.co.uk/do/ecco.py/view?listid=10&listcatid=295

The events highlighted below comprise the top most popular festivals, processions and happenings that take place either yearly or on a regular basis throughout Flanders. For details on events beyond 2009 go to Future Events. For exhibition information see the Exhibitions page or for a quick referenc...

This summer, for the first time, La Centrale électrique, European Centre for Contemporary Art of the City of Brussels op...
20/08/2010
Fighting the Box

This summer, for the first time, La Centrale électrique, European Centre for Contemporary Art of the City of Brussels opened its doors to design. Until October 23rd, visit "Fighting the box", revealing the creative process of 20 Belgian
designers working with 20 international companies. http://www.deelektriciteitscentrale.be/

La Centrale électrique à Bruxelles, De Elektriciteitscentrale in Brussels - European Centre for Contemporary Art

In 2010 it will be exactly two centuries since Napoleon and his second wife Marie-Louise came ashore in the diamond city...
20/08/2010
For Honour & Glory: Treasures of Napoleon

In 2010 it will be exactly two centuries since Napoleon and his second wife Marie-Louise came ashore in the diamond city of Antwerp. Visit "For Glory & Honour: Jewellery during the Napoleonic era", from 30 September to 31 December in Antwerp's fashion museum. http://www.napoleondiamant.be/en/

Napoleon (1769-1821) adored jewellery. Under his rule this decorative art was given a new lease of life. The fashion for simple jewellery evolved into a trend for resplendence. Napoleon wore jewellery to exude honour and glory: it became a symbol of the Empire's military power and grandeur. Jeweller...

Abroad in Flanders and yet feeling close to home, until 12th September visit the exhibition of British artist Angus Fair...
20/08/2010
Sorry - Officiële site van M (Museum Leuven)

Abroad in Flanders and yet feeling close to home, until 12th September visit the exhibition of British artist Angus Fairhurst in Museum M in leuven. http://www.mleuven.be/en/info/sorry.jsp

The centuries old university town of Leuven speaks to the imagination. It combines rich historical heritage with a lively Burgundian culture, and the dynamism of a modern city with a vibrant student scene. In the city’s convivial center you’ll find that the most interesting sights are all within...

Starting on 6th September, the atomium in Brussels will be featuring "Intersections Belgian Design", unravelling the ori...
20/08/2010
Atomium

Starting on 6th September, the atomium in Brussels will be featuring
"Intersections Belgian Design", unravelling the origin of the contemporary design. http://www.atomium.be/?lang=en Perfect in combination with a Brussels' shopping spree!

For all you fans of ghosts and ghoulies out there, Halloween in ostend is an event not te be missed! From 29 October unt...
20/08/2010
Flanders Belgium: Trade: Events Coming Up

For all you fans of ghosts and ghoulies out there, Halloween in ostend is an event not te be missed! From 29 October until 7 November, enjoy street artist performances, watch fireworks and encounter scary life size creatures. http://www.visitflanders.co.uk/do/ecco.py/view?listid=10&listcatid=295

The events highlighted below comprise the top most popular festivals, processions and happenings that take place either yearly or on a regular basis throughout Flanders. For details on events beyond 2009 go to Future Events. For exhibition information see the Exhibitions page or for a quick referenc...

20/08/2010
Hasseltse Jeneverfeesten - 16 & 17 oktober 2010

On 21 and 22 October, head to Hasselt for the Jenever festivities. There are free drinks on offer, plus walks, tram rides and music, all in the name if jenever! http://www.jeneverfeesten.be/en/content/4522/programma-de-hasseltse-jeneverfeesten.html

The Genever Festival in Hasselt21th Edition!Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 October 2010For the 21th time, The Spirit is in Town !Music, ambiance, street theatre, parades, waiters race, culinary attractions, the Saga of the Family the Keyser and genever in all its colors and flavors ...

19/08/2010
Huis Koning - B&B

No plans for the bank holiday yet? Book a weekend break in one of Flanders two recently opened B&B's, Huis Koning in Bruges and B-N-O in Ghent, and enjoy that last summery weekend affordably in a cosy Flemish city. www.huiskoning.be and www.b-n-o.be for more information.

Bed and breakfast in Brugge

19/08/2010
museumtalks - Welcome

If you're planning on visiting one of Brussels' many museums any time soon, have a look on http://www.museumtalks.be/ first. This website allows you to download witness statements of enthusiastic visitors.

Yummy news from the chocolate front: Topchocolatier David Maenhout, recently named 'Ambassador of Belgian chocolate' and...
19/08/2010
Chocolatier M | Belgian Chocolate | Knokke (Knokke-Heist)

Yummy news from the chocolate front: Topchocolatier David Maenhout, recently named 'Ambassador of Belgian chocolate' and owner of Chocolatier M at Knokke-Heist, has created the world’s very first umami-praline. The exotic chocolate is subtly flavored with the somewhat mysterious umami taste and is combined with a crispy sesame praliné giving the chocolate a somewhat Asian character. http://www.chocolatier-m.be for more indulgence!

FOODEPEDIA (UK) - Zopas verscheen er een recensie van culinair topjournalist Nick Harman op Foodepedia.co.uk, één van de meest gelezen foodwebsite’s in de UK! Hierin werd Chocolatier M uitgeroepen tot ‘Chocolate Heaven’!

For those of you who are keen on both chocolate and jewellery: Chocolatier Dominique Persoone has created a chocolate je...
19/08/2010
De Standaard Online - Eetbaar juweel om de hals

For those of you who are keen on both chocolate and jewellery: Chocolatier Dominique Persoone has created a chocolate jewel with the help of Antwerp jeweller David Van Turnhout: a chocolate bar incorporating a real diamond. The article is in Dutch but, have a look at the picture on http://www.standaard.be/artikel/detail.aspx?artikelid=4B2T7MUL&subsection=5.

De Brugse topchocolatier Dominique Persoone creëerde met de Antwerpse diamantair David Van Turnhout het chocoladejuweel.

19/08/2010

Head to the Kunstberg this Sunday, where Brussels is organising its 4th urban barbeque. Sit down to the large guest table for some delicious tapas prepared by five renowned chefs. http://www.urbanbbq.be/

From Friday 13th to Sunday 29 August 2010, Hasselt is celebrating the 45th septennial festivities of Our Lady Virga Jess...
19/08/2010
Fêtes septennales de la Virga Jesse | Du temps nous donné

From Friday 13th to Sunday 29 August 2010, Hasselt is celebrating the 45th septennial festivities of Our Lady Virga Jesse. Time to meet each other and talk, to enjoy the beauty of the procession and the beautifully decorated streets of the town and to take part in the culturally highstanding programme! http://en.virgajessefeesten.be/

From Friday 13th to Sunday 29 August 2010, Hasselt will welcome thousands of visitors to celebrate the 45th septennial festivities of Our Lady Virga Jesse. These festivities are officially accepted as part of the Flemish cultural heritage. The tradition of the devotion of Our Lady Virga Jesse dates ...

For all the party people out there: all tickets for Pukkelpop, 19-20-21 August, are now sold out but... you can watch th...
19/08/2010
Home :: Pukkelpop 2010

For all the party people out there: all tickets for Pukkelpop, 19-20-21 August, are now sold out but... you can watch the festival online here http://www.pukkelpop.be!

Pukkelpop 2010 - 19 20 21 augustus

Try some of Belgium’s delicious beers on the beautiful setting of the old market square during the Belgian Beer Weekend ...
19/08/2010
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Try some of Belgium’s delicious beers on the beautiful setting of the old market square during the Belgian Beer Weekend in Brussels, on 3,4 and 5 September. http://www.weekenddelabiere.be/en/pages/home.htm

12th BELGIAN BEER WEEKEND Grand’Place - Brussels Friday September 3 – Sunday September 5, 2010

Cirque du Soleil is visiting Ostend! Their newest show, Varekai, is all about a captivating forest inhabited by whimsica...
19/08/2010
Varekai | Cirque du Soleil touring show | Varekai

Cirque du Soleil is visiting Ostend! Their newest show, Varekai, is all about a captivating
forest inhabited by whimsical and enchanted creatures. Get your tickets on http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/shows/varekai/default.aspx. Special Family 4-Pack offer to select Varekai performances in Ostend, 15% discount on adult and child prices on tickets levels 1, 2 & 3!

Deep within a forest, at the summit of a volcano, exists an extraordinary world, a world where something else is possible. A world called Varekai.

The Fashion Museum in Antwerp features Hats from one of Britain’s favourite milliners – Stephen Jones. Beautifully craft...
19/08/2010
Museums : Fashion Museum - Province of Antwerp

The Fashion Museum in Antwerp features Hats from one of Britain’s favourite milliners – Stephen Jones. Beautifully crafted hats are displayed in the city famous for cutting edge designers and fashion. Look out too for the specially designed chocolate shaped hats which have been designed for the occasion. From 8 September 2010 to 11 March 2011, http://www.momu.be/en/index_momu.jsp?layout=momu

Mariel Manuel, graduate from the fashion department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, won the MoMu Award 2010 and presents her collection in the MoMu Gallery.

Every five years Bruges provides the stunning setting for a large-scale cultural festival.  In 2010 this festival is Bru...
19/08/2010
Bruges Central City Festival 2010

Every five years Bruges provides the stunning setting for a large-scale cultural festival. In 2010 this festival is Bruges Central, taking place from 17 september 2010 until 30 January 2011. The city will be taken over by creative Belgians and exciting artists from Central Europe: Germany, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Croatia, Slovakia, Romania, Servia,... Curious? Go to http://www.brugge.be/internet/en/toerisme/bezienswaardigheden/bruggecentraal.htm to find out more.

Bruges Central, city festival 2010: Jan van Eyck,Luc Tuymans,Albrecht Dürer: 4 months filled with exhibitions, concerts, movies and other events.

Discover the parks of Ghent
12/05/2010
Parks

Discover the parks of Ghent

Parks

Did you know that in the UK, 7 million Father's Day cards are sent each year, compared to 13 million Mother's Day cards....
12/05/2010
Bruges and Brussels Holidays by Train: Railbookers

Did you know that in the UK, 7 million Father's Day cards are sent each year, compared to 13 million Mother's Day cards. So this year, why not say thanks to Dad too and treat him to a short break in Flanders.

Railbookers Holidays by Train - Bruges and Brussels

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