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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Roller bike parades in Brussels

The third parade of the season for roller skaters takes place in Brussels on 20 June and from then on every subsequent Friday until 26 September. The participants gather at Palace Poelaert at 21.00...
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Christmas in Brussels

The city of Brussels is to install a contemporary Christmas tree at the Grand-Place this year starting 28 November. The electronic tree, called Xmas 3, is 24-m high and made of steel. People will b...
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Brussels beer festival

The annual Brussels beer festival returns to the capital from 31 August to 2 September. Large, medium and the small specialist brewers will be bidding for custom in the centre of the city during the t...
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Brussels Balloon Parade needs volunteers

The annual parade of comic book and cartoon characters takes place in Brussels on 8 Sept. The parade of huge balloons, inspired by a similar one in New York, starts from Palace des Palais and ends...
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Brussels Beach opens

Brussels Beach opens 6 July-12 August along the Canal of Brussels, with culture, sports, activities for children and music. There are canal trips and a night-time programme. Free WiFi connections are...
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Brussels outdoor cinema cancelled

The annual summer outdoor cinema in Brussels Cinquantenaire park has been cancelled after organizers failed to secure sponsorship. The Drive-in cinema event, where the public were able to watch fi...
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Summer beach in Brussels

Tourists and residents alike can enjoy a day at the beach in Brussels, with the opening of Bruxelles les Bains from 2 July. The man-made beach, complete with sun loungers and palm trees, will run...