🇧🇪 Belgium


28 October 2020

Covid-19: Belgium becomes the worst-hit country in Europe

The most recent figures from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have shown that Belgium is now the country worst-affected by the coronavirus […]
28 October 2020

Belgian chocolatier Pierre Marcolini is the best pastry chef in the world

Pierre Marcolini, the famous Belgian chocolatier from Charleroi, has been voted the best pastry chef in the world during the virtual edition of the World Pastry […]
28 October 2020

120 destinations in Brussels Airport’s winter schedule

Sunday 25 October marked the beginning of the winter season in the aviation sector. And even though it is a very unusual year, due to the […]
26 October 2020

Facebook Dating platform launched in Belgium

Last Thursday, Facebook has finally launched in Belgium its online dating service, which is expected to become a competitor of the popular American app Tinder. Facebook […]
26 October 2020

Masks become compulsory everywhere in Brussels, curfew is extended, and culture and sports suspended

On Saturday October 24th, the government of the Brussels Region decided on a new set of measures which is effective from today, Monday October 26th. Among […]
22 October 2020

Brussels’ Winter Wonders during a pandemic?

Despite the constant increase of Covid-19 infections in the region, the City of Brussels has not yet cancelled the famous Christmas Winter Wonders: an annual event […]
21 October 2020

Belgium to restrict Covid-19 testing to people with symptoms

Individuals with no Covid-19 symptoms will no longer be tested in Belgium. A quarantine period of ten days will instead be imposed to those individuals who […]
19 October 2020

Street Art in Brussels: The Best Murals

Brussels is a cosmopolitan and international city, where art can be found in the most unexpected places. With all its colorful murals, graffiti and frescos, Brussels […]
19 October 2020
Brussels Airport

85% drop in passengers at Brussels Airport in September

In September of this year, 379, 303 passengers passed through Brussels Airport. This is just 15.2% of the total number of passengers recorded in September 2019. […]
19 October 2020

Belgium enters Phase-4 of confinement measures

The Belgian government has decided to tighten its measures to stop the sharp increase in coronavirus contagion cases. The Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, made the […]
16 October 2020

Creativity on a plate: Rouge Tomate, Brussels

Rouge Tomate is a place full of stories. Be it the long way of chef Alex Joseph towards becoming an owner and chef, or the friendly […]
15 October 2020

Autumn in Bruges

Bruges is an amazing city to visit not only during the summer, but also in autumn. Bruges is also known as the “Venice of the North” […]
14 October 2020

Mobile Covid-19 laboratory now operational at Brussels Airport

The mobile laboratory at Brussels Airport is now open. With this lab, the samples taken in the Test Centre can be analysed immediately on site, and […]
14 October 2020

Traveling through cinema: Berlinale Forum in Brussels

During the German presidency of the EU, the Goethe-Insitut Belgium is working with BOZAR Cinéma and Cinema Galeries to show a selection of films from the […]
14 October 2020

The Grand Place of Brussels in brief

The Grand Place – or Grote Markt in Dutch – is the main square of Brussels. The square includes the City Hall, the Maison du Roi, […]
13 October 2020
Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport accelerates preparations for a Covid-19 vaccine

Brussels Airport is ready to receive and ship the first COVID-19 vaccines. A taskforce at Brucargo, the cargo division of the airport, is working full force […]
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