Tribute to Belgian animation film maker Picha

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 16:11
On the occasion of 50 years of support for film creation in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, the Cinema and Audiovisual Centre has set up the 50/50: Fifty Years of Belgian Film, Fifty Years of Discoveries operation honouring 50 films that have marked the history of French speaking Belgian films.
Two drawings by Hergé, one in colour and the other in Chinese ink, which were made for a “Snow card” in 1942/43, will be auctioned off next 25 February in the Liege Palais des Congrès.

BRAFA 2018 breaks new record

Friday, 09 February 2018 14:31
The 63rd edition of Brafa, held from 27 January to 4 February in Brussels, broke a new record in terms of attendance, having welcomed over 64,000 visitors.
Loic Nottet’s “Rhythm inside”, was designated Thursday as the best Belgian song in the history of Eurovision by visitors on the specialized web site of the Songfestival.be contest. “City lights”, by Blanche, finished second before Sandra Kim’s “J’aime la vie’”.
Tickets for the Belgian electronic music festival Tomorrowland went on sale on Saturday.
The film “May-Day” by Brussels duo Felix De Beul and Olivier Magis was handed three awards during the closing ceremony for the Leuven short film festival on Saturday evening.

Bois du Cazier granted European Heritage label

Wednesday, 06 December 2017 17:43
The Bois du Cazier, site of a former coal mine in Marcinelle (Charleroi), has been awarded the European Heritage Label, the management of the Bois du Cazier museum said on Wednesday in a press release.
A new space dedicated to contemporary art has opened in Brussels.
The 19th edition of Megavino takes place in Brussels Expo from Friday 20 October to Monday 23 October.
The “Let’s Save the Stock Exchange” petition against a plan to set up a beer temple in the Stock Exchange building in Brussels has obtained more than 2,750 signatures in one week, its initiators announced on Thursday.