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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

These are the most Instagrammed museums worldwide

Let’s be honest, chances are your Instagram feed isn’t what it once was. Until just over a year ago, you posted on a regular base about […]
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

30 years ago Metallica played in Moscow for 1.6 million people

It happened in Moscow in September of 1991, in the final days of the Soviet Union. The American rock band Metallica gave a concert in a […]
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 […]
24 April 2021

10 facts to know about Portugal’s Carnation Revolution

April 25: A Revolution started with music and ornamented with carnations… The carnation revolution that took place on April 25, 1974 impressed the world because violence […]
23 April 2021

How are literary conferences adapting to the post-Covid world?

In the garden I stood holding up a T-shirt from the stall when I heard his voice. “Hey, you already bought two, leave some for me.” […]
23 April 2021

New visitors’ experience of St Bavo’s Cathedral and Van Eyck Altarpiece in Ghent

St Bavo’s Cathedral has reopened its doors after years of renovation, welcoming visitors for a truly incredible experience. Not only have the panels of the famous […]
23 April 2021

MADE IN PORTUGAL naturally

“With this campaign, AICEP intends to create emotions and surprise, valuing the authenticity, competitiveness and excellence of products MADE IN PORTUGAL naturally” Luís Castro Henriques, Chairman […]
23 April 2021

Shakespeare’s Birthday, the 10 best places to celebrate

23rd April is Shakespeare’s birth and deathday. It’s almost as if he had written it himself – the ultimate English Bard was born and died on […]
22 April 2021

Bookshops, essential social and cultural harbours in times of pandemic

During the last year the book industry and the bookselling sector have suffered and struggled for survival as many other economic and cultural sectors. But this […]
21 April 2021

TikTok star Shina Novalinga is helping to bring back Inuit throat singing

After being forced into near-extinction by colonists and missionaries, the tradition of Inuit throat singing has gradually been brought back, and TikTok star Shina Novalinga is […]
20 April 2021

The Timucua: Florida’s lost tribe

The Timucua tribe was Florida’s largest group of Native Americans, settled in the Northeast and North Central parts of what is now the Sunshine State. The […]
19 April 2021

Aten: Largest ancient city uncovered in Egypt

An Egyptian archaeological mission has discovered the largest ancient city in Egypt. Known as Aten, it dates back to more than 3,000 BC. Former Minister of […]
16 April 2021

The WWII sacrifices behind a grey plaque on a striking Schaerbeek building

On the corner of Avenue Eugène Plasky and rue du Saphir in Schaerbeek stands a distinctive house, built in 1930. It was designed by Belgian architect […]
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