🇧🇪 Belgium


12 May 2021

Brussels Airlines extends free rebooking period

Brussels Airlines has extended the option for customers to rebook their flights for free until July 31 2021. The rebooking fee for Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa […]
11 May 2021

Belgium eases measures from 9 June: Indoor hospitality and 4 guests at home

Today, Belgium’s Consultative Committee meeting decided that the country will relax its current coronavirus restrictions in several stages starting on June 9th. The Committee has been […]
11 May 2021

Tomorrowland won’t be selling cigarettes this year

Tomorrowland organizers and British American Tobacco (BAT) have announced that cigarettes will no longer be sold at the well-known festival in Belgium. The changes will also […]
10 May 2021

Brussels Airport gets European funding to accelerate sustainable transition

Within the scope of the European Green Deal, the European Commission called for research and innovation projects that support the transition to a zero-carbon economy. Brussels […]
10 May 2021

Manneken-Pis offered a new costume to celebrate Europe Day

On the eve of Europe Day, celebrated every year on May 9, Didier Reynders, Commissioner for Justice, and Stefaan De Rynck, Head of the Representation of […]
7 May 2021

Brussels Airlines waves goodbye to Magritte airplane

Brussels Airlines has announced that it will paint over the images meant to pay tribute to Belgian Surrealist painter René Magritte on one of its airplanes. […]
5 May 2021

“Covid-19 Pass” might be implemented in Flanders from July 11th

Flemish health minister Wouter Beke has announced that the Flemish government is considering the introduction of a “corona pass” system. With a pass, people who have […]
5 May 2021

A Belgian farmer has unintentionally moved the French border

A farmer in the municipality of Erquelinnes in Wallonia, Belgium, has accidentally redrawn the country’s border with France, making Belgium slightly bigger. 1. A moved stone […]
4 May 2021

A new green space in Brussels might soon see the light

The area between the Simonis and Belgica metro stations could soon be getting a face lift. The name of the project: ParckXL28, and it was conceptualized […]
30 April 2021

Banksy: Genius or vandal? The immersive exhibition comes to Brussels

It’s a polemic topic, Banksy, genius of vandal? The popular exhibition of the same name, which lets you see original artworks and decide for yourself, is […]
30 April 2021

Happy Hours Market, helping Brussels fight food waste

Food waste is a huge problem. According to the United Nations nearly half of all fruit & vegetables produced globally are wasted each year, whilst the […]
30 April 2021

Let the celebrations begin: 100 years of Toots Thielemans

On Thursday the 29th of April 2021, Belgium celebrated the 99th birthday of Toots Thielemans, exactly one year before his 100th birthday, which will not go […]
29 April 2021

New Thomas Houseago exhibition at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium

From April 22nd until August 1st 2021, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (RMFAB) will host a new exhibition by Thomas Houseago (b. 1972). […]
28 April 2021

Passenger travel to Belgium from India, Brazil and South Africa is banned

Following an electronic meeting of Belgium’s Consultative Committee yesterday, the country has put a temporary ban on all passenger traffic from India, Brazil and South Africa […]
28 April 2021

The day a Spitfire landed on a Brussels roof top

Cities that have been at war bear all sorts of scars. Some are unavoidable and easily spotted – a gap, like a missing tooth, in a […]
26 April 2021

Bar and restaurant terraces to reopen in Belgium on 8th May

Following Friday’s Consultative Committee meeting and the consequent press conference held, the latest relaxations of the current Covid-19 restrictions in Belgium have been announced. Covering both […]
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