Belgium announces new National poet

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 15:30
Carl Norac will be Belgium’s National Poet for two years starting on 1 January 2020.
The 13th edition of HOPLA!, the festival of the circus arts, captivated over 13,000 people in the streets of Brussels in the second week of the Easter Vacation.
The second edition of the house and techno music festival Garnizoen, held on Easter Sunday, was even more successful than last year’s.

Walloon Molon wins djote-eating contest

Sunday, 21 April 2019 22:20
A member of a Walloon folklore group known as the Molons has won the title of the best eater of djote, held for the first time at the weekend.
The Flemish artist Wim Delvoye has entered his name for an international competition to restore the damage caused by the fire that ravaged the cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris this week.

First Tintin store opens in China

Thursday, 18 April 2019 17:14
The first Tintin store in China was officially inaugurated on Monday in Shanghai, various Chinese media reported.
Babi Badalov is an unconventional artist. Born in a small village in Azerbajan, he served in the armed forces in Russia in Chekhov, close to Moscow, and spent formative years in bohemian apartments in St Petersburg, then still called Leningrad. He later moved to the UK for two years until…
A Brussels auction house has caused a sensation in the auctions world with a completed sale of books and other documents.
The worldwide release of the 38th album of the adventures of Asterix is scheduled for 24 October 2019 and will be entitled "The daughter of Vercingetorix".
Nine breweries and lambic blenders from Flemish Brabant will open their doors to the public on the weekend of 4 and 5 May.