Culture


24 June 2021

Travel documentary on Flanders to premiere on TV5 Monde

On Sunday 27th June, at 12:17 pm CET, TV5 Monde Europe premieres a new episode of Embarquement TV series, exploring the many wonders of Flanders in […]
22 June 2021

Tomorrowland at risk of being cancelled again: Leaders tasked to find a solution

At a press conference on Thursday June 17th, the mayors of Boom and Rumst said that the risks to public safety and health are too high. […]
21 June 2021

Bozar has announced the lineup for Brussels’ free open-air cinema

As part of the Urban Summer festival in Brussels, Bozar will be screening films in an outside cinema free of charge, and have recently announced the […]
16 June 2021

One of Europe’s largest murals will see the light in Halle, Belgium

The city of Halle will soon have one of the largest murals in Europe. The mural intends to brighten up and provide the Zenne Valley with […]
15 June 2021

Did you know that Morgan Freeman was homeless before he could become a Hollywood star?

Morgan Freeman is one of the most famous and popular names in the world of cinema. The dream, however, took many decades to come true. The […]
14 June 2021

A new Art Nouveau Pass has been launched in Brussels

Brussels Museums and urban.brussels, in collaboration with visit.brussels, has launched a New Art Nouveau Pass. The city of Brussels was the global capital of Art Nouveau […]
14 June 2021

Hong Kong’s famous Peak Tram will receive a makeover

The Peak Tram is one of the world’s oldest funicular railways, attracting millions of tourists each year and transporting them up to Victoria Peak, Hong Kong, […]
7 June 2021

Second highest skyscraper in the world to be built in Russia

On May 25th, 2021, Scottish architecture firm Kettle Collective announced it would be building the second-tallest skyscraper in the world. The tower will be built in […]
7 June 2021

Roadrunner: A film about Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain, chef, book author, journalist, and travel documentarian, lived an extraordinary life. A life which film Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain, shows the audience in a whole […]
4 June 2021

Did you know that the longest railway line in China was built by Belgians?

It took more than seven years, from 1898 to 1905, to build the railway linking the north and south of China. The project, one of the […]
1 June 2021

10 glass bridges and skywalks – would you dare to walk across one?

There are many incredible views around the world from hilltops and mountains – whether you can look across valleys, mountain tops or the sea, there is […]
1 June 2021

6 museums to visit in New York City

I’m not a great art connoisseur, nor am I able to find the beauty or specialness in some pieces of modern art. I am, however, a […]
31 May 2021

10 tallest buildings in Europe

The tallest tower in the world is “Burj Khalifa” in Dubai, with an impressive height of 828m. Although Europe is a bit stricter when it comes […]
27 May 2021

Sagrada Família: Gaudí’s masterpiece will celebrate centenary of architect’s death in 2026

Constructions first started on the magnificent Sagrada Família in Barcelona, Spain, 132 years ago in 1882, and architect Antoni Gaudí was hired a year later. Despite […]
27 May 2021

Copenhagen has the world’s tallest climbing wall designed to feel like a real mountain

CopenHill, an adventure recreation site built on top of a clear power plant in the Danish capital, has opened the world’s tallest artificial climbing wall. The […]
26 May 2021

Brussels art nouveau masterpiece Cauchie House opens to visitors

The world-famous Cauchie House opens to the general public. Anyone who books in advance can visit it at a reasonable price, from 3 July. This is […]
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