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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

25 October 2022

“Bond in Motion” exhibition arrives in Brussels to mark 60 years of James Bond films

For the first time in Belgium, the “Bond in Motion” exhibition will welcome visitors at the Brussels Expo from December 9th, 2022 until 14th of May, […]
17 October 2022

Netflix with ads to launch in November

To the horror of most of its users, the famous online streaming platform Netflix announced a while ago it would be introducing ads. The nightmare comes […]
13 October 2022

A Swiss company is building ultra-luxury bunkers for the rich

Swiss company Oppidum is building “ultra-luxury” bunkers under the houses of the richest people. The firm specialises in building strongholds for the wealthy, but has recently […]
13 October 2022

Museum Night Fever is back in Brussels

The 15th edition of Museum Night Fever returns to Brussels on Saturday 22nd of October 2022 from 7pm to 1am. This is the largest edition ever […]
11 October 2022

House of European History celebrates European literature

On Wednesday 12 October, the House of European History in Brussels is organizing an event on the history and contemporary role of European literature. The four […]
10 October 2022

10th Korean Film Festival in Brussels comes to an end

The 10th edition of the Korean Film Festival in Brussels came to an end on Friday, 7 September, with the screening of the film Hommage at […]
7 October 2022

The Friends Experience makes its European debut in Paris

The Friends Experience, the immersive exhibition recreating the famous sets of the iconic ’90s TV series Friends, makes its European debut in Paris. After touring North […]
6 October 2022

Lego, the art of the brick exhibition arrives in Brussels this month

One of the world’s unmissable exhibitions comes to Brussels on 14 October. “LEGO: The Art of the Brick“, is a display of creativity and patience encompassing […]
6 October 2022

Voting is open for the world’s best tourism film

The biggest online-voting competition for tourism films is back. From 1 to 20 October, the worldwide audience can cast their vote for the World’s Best Tourism […]
29 September 2022

What foreign languages does the Royal Family speak?

Being part of the Royal Family comes with many responsibilities. Among those, speaking at least one other language besides English is mandatory, from the late Queen […]
28 September 2022

Montpellier on a persuasion mission in Brussels to host the European Capital of Culture 2028

The French city of Montpellier has thrown it hat into the ring in the race to become European Capital of Culture in 2028. 1. Meet the […]
28 September 2022

10th edition of the Korean Film Festival in Brussels

The Korean Film Festival is back in Brussels with a 10th edition full of surprises. From September 29th to October 7th, eighteen classic and unreleased films […]
28 September 2022

How climate change is affecting a centuries-old Indigenous festival in the Andes

The Andes are the longest mountain range in the world, spanning over Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Peru. In Peru, the mountains house 70% […]
27 September 2022

Lightopia. Europe’s largest light festival comes to Belgium for the edition outside the UK

Lightopia Festival, Europe’s biggest lantern and light festival is coming to Belgium this winter. From November 18th to January 8th 2023 at the Château de Grand-Bigard […]
22 September 2022
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Antwerp’s Royal Museum of Fine Arts reopens with a weekend festival and stunning new programme

After a ten year closure, on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September, Antwerp’s Royal Museum of Fine Arts, otherwise known as KMSKA, marks its keenly-awaited grand […]
21 September 2022

Oktoberfest returns after a two-year pause due to the pandemic

On Saturday September 17th, the world’s most popular beer festival, Oktoberfest, opened its doors to visitors in Munich, Germany, after being canceled for two years due […]
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