Renovated Porte de Hal tunnel looks arty

Thursday, 17 January 2019 15:09
After two years of construction work and an investment of 32 million euros, the renovation of the Porte de Hal tunnel in Brussels is finished.
The first edition of Brussels Art Fair or BRAFA started in Brussels in 1956. Over the years, the fair has grown to become one of the leading European art and antiques fairs.
A 16th century painting of the Holy Family which some consider to be a work by Michelangelo or one of his students has been stolen from the church of St Ludger in Zele near Dendermonde in East Flanders.
Tintin, the world's most famous boy reporter, turns 90 this year, and he's going as strong as ever, having even attracted the attention of Steven Spielberg.
Michel Francard, a distinguished linguistics professor at UCLouvain, thinks the Walloon language can still be saved.
Last year, 23 feature films and 12 television series were made in the capital, the paved streets, luscious parks, and broad boulevards of which prove to be favorable for film shooting, La Libre Belgique reports Saturday, referring to screen.brussels figures.
Starting this week and throughout 2019, TV5 Monde, the international French television station, will be broadcasting a reportage about Brussels, designed to understand if the city is more international than Belgian.
“Girl,” Lukas Dhont’s first full-length feature, will compete in three categories (Best Film, Best Actor and European Discovery Award) tonight in Seville (Spain) at the 31st European Film Awards ceremony.
The WeLoveBXL organization, managed by Antwerp’s Sihame El Kaouakibi, well known in Flanders for its social projects, opens its operations in the Brussels Event Brewery, former Bellevue Brasserie’s bottling workshop in Molenbeek.
Museum Hof van Busleyden is presenting monumental work by Berlinde De Bruyckere. The world-famous Belgian artist engages in a dialogue with the museum’s masterpieces, the newly restored ‘Enclosed Gardens’, which have recently begun to attract considerable interest.