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28 December 2020

5 Fun facts shared between Britain and Belgium

Brexit is now a reality for millions of Europeans. In the past three decades, numerous surveys proved that the vast majority of British people felt less […]
24 December 2020

History and Tradition of Christmas Ornaments

For many, Christmas begins with the ritualistic decorating of the house, and even the garden, with Christmas ornaments and decorations of all types. Ranging from religious […]
24 December 2020

Why is Christmas Day on the 25th December?

Although nowadays Christmas is celebrated by people all around the world, it is traditionally a Christian holiday which celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ, who Christians […]
24 December 2020

My 10 favorite Christmas movies

Besides meeting our loved ones, receiving and giving presents, eating, drinking and laughing, we also like to watch Christmas movies with our family and friends. Sometimes […]
23 December 2020

20 Greatest Christmas movies of all time

Christmas 2020 is certainly an unusual time, with many separated from loved ones or spending the festive season slightly differently to how they planned. Christmas movies […]
23 December 2020

10 books to buy as Christmas gifts this year

The Holiday Season is around the corner and the pace of our day-to-day responsibilities will hopefully start to slow down. We will have more time to […]
22 December 2020

A (Reluctant) Guide to Beckett’s Paris

On this day, 22 December, in 1989, in Paris, Nobel laureate Samuel Beckett died. It was five months since the death of Suzanne, his companion of […]
22 December 2020

Where is Santa Claus from?

An old man dressed in red rides a sleigh pulled by reindeer and delivers toys to children in their sleep. He enjoys climbing down chimneys and […]
18 December 2020

5 incredible ice festivals

1. Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, China Harbin in north-east China has been host to the biggest ice festival in the world since 1963, with […]
18 December 2020

Harrison Ford returns as Indiana Jones for a final episode

Harrison Ford will come back for a fifth time in his legendary role as Indiana Jones in the Disney movie franchise. The 78-year-old actor will appear […]
17 December 2020

Sgroppino, Snow Maidens or Dala Horses – how will you celebrate Christmas this year?

This Christmas things will be different, we know that. Many people will be unable to see loved ones they would usually spend time with. Or perhaps […]
16 December 2020

Kazakhstan’s Independence Day: add this country to your 2021 bucket list

Today is Kazakhstan’s Independence Day. Over the past 29 years, Kazakhstan has become a leader for peace, stability, and prosperity in Central Asia. This country is one […]
11 December 2020

10 Famous people from Belgium you should know about

Belgium might be a small country but for centuries it has been a crossroad of cultures, trade and intellectual exchange. It was also at the epicenter […]
8 December 2020

The Korean Cultural Center
in Brussels reopens its doors

The Korean Cultural Center in Brussels (KCC) has reopened its door on December 7th. The KCC will respect all the sanitary guidelines from the Belgian Federal […]
4 December 2020

Discovering the mammoths of Norfolk’s Deep History Coast

The coast of North Norfolk in the East of England is more than just a beautiful stretch of coastline, it is also the site of many […]
25 November 2020

How has the pandemic hit the cultural sector in Europe and beyond?

The stage is unlit. The wooden floor hasn’t been moped for weeks and a thin layer of dust is darkening the creases of the red curtains […]
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