Brussels

As the heart of the European Union (EU), and with an estimated 25 per cent of its one million inhabitants coming from outside Belgium, Brussels is a truly international city. In addition to the 30,000 civil servants employed by the EU, there are some 80,000 people working for around 2,000 foreign co...

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Brussels Design September

Tenth anniversary 10-30 Sept. This design festival includes home furnishing, arts and crafts, graphics, industrial products and architecture with a series of exhibitions, lectures, workshops and fi...
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Brussels Nuit Blanche

This year the all-night opening of museums in Brussels is on 5 Oct. About 150 different activities are scheduled including concerts, exhibitions, dance events, guided tours and, for the second year ru...
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Brussels summer festival

Prime locations in central Brussels – Place Royale, Place des Palais, Parc de Bruxelles and Mont des Arts – become the venues for the city’s multi-cultural summer festival from 9-18...
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Brussels museums free first Sundays

Some museums in Brussels will be free the first Sunday of each month. These include the Museum of the City, the Museum of Costume and Lace, the Cinematek, Belvue and the Museum of the National Bank....
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Brussels museums open late

As usual in the autumn museums in Brussels open late on Thursday evenings from 20 September until 13 December. Each week about six museums of the 55 participating offer guided tours on Thursdays from...
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Design month in Brussels

Graphic and textile design is the focus of this year’s design festival (6-30 Sept) in Brussels. Interior, industrial, urban, packaging and retail design are all elements of the festival, whic...
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New dance institute for Brussels

A new dance and choreography institute, attached to the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, opens in Brussels in September 2012. Brussels is the only city to offer this discipline at the higher...
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Jazz Marathon in Brussels

Brussels is preparing for its 17th jazz marathon from 25-27 May. About 700 musicians play in 200 free concerts in four locations, Grand-Place, Place Sablon, Place Sainte-Catherine, Place Fernand C...
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Brussels museums night opening

Museums in Brussels stay open on 3 March from 19.00 to 01.00. About 20 museums are taking part for the fifth year in the all-night opening programme with concerts, talks, exhibitions and tours. There...
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UNESCO World Heritage buildings to have buffer zone

Brussels authorities are to create protective development buffer zones around the city
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Ciamberlani building restored

The renovation of one of Brussels' most important Art Nouveau buildings has finally been completed after five years of work. The privately owned Ciamberlani building is considered a masterpiece of Bel...
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Museum for Paul Delvaux

Belgian senator Alain Destexhe has announced his plans to create a new museum in Brussels dedicated to 20th-century Belgian artist Paul Delvaux
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Brussels 2009 The Year of the Comic Strip.

Brussels city council has officially declared 2009 as the Year of the Comic Strip in the Belgian capital, paying tribute to some of the city
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Humidity damages Brussels museum paintings.

A faulty air-conditioning system has been blamed for damage done to a number of 15th and 16th-century paintings held in a temporary depository at the Brussels Museum of Ancient Art. The damage, caused...

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