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11 January 2021

What is Japan’s Coming of Age Day?

Today, on Monday 11th January, millions of young Japanese people are celebrating turning 20 years old by dressing up and attending traditional ceremonies to honour Japan’s […]
6 January 2021

Visiting the House of European History in Brussels

On the 7th of December, the House of European History reopened its doors to visitors. The new temporary exhibition is called: “Fake for Real: A History […]
6 January 2021

10 Most anticipated movies to watch in 2021

2020 has been both an indelible and forgettable year. Our lives have been, one way or another, affected by the pandemic and its consequences. As we […]
5 January 2021

Telling Stories

Many of us will recall being accused, as children, by frustrated and sometimes angry parents of “telling stories”, of making things up, of fibbing, a less […]
4 January 2021

5 exhibitions in Brussels that you can’t miss

The thrill of the new year is here – especially with the one behind us being so difficult to say the least. With all the lessons […]
31 December 2020

Miami to welcome underwater museum promoting threatened reefs

Our planet is warming up and that doesn’t stay without consequences. Pointing out every single one would lead us too far, so let’s just focus on […]
30 December 2020

In 2020 Manneken-Pis celebrated 400 years

From 16 October 2019 to 15 May 2020, the City of Brussels celebrated the 400th anniversary of Manneken-Pis. Already in the 15th century, Manneken-Pis played an […]
30 December 2020

2020 Movies that didn’t make it to the big screen due to Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is having a terrible impact on the entire movie industry. Film productions have been stopped for a long time and most movie theatres […]
28 December 2020

Bill Gates reveals his 5 favorite books of 2020

It is now part of the holidays tradition, Microsoft co-founder and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation released his annual list of his top five […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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