The 17th edition of Bruxelles les Bains, which closed Sunday evening, was a great success, and these last weeks’ summer weather had a lot to do with it, the event organizers are pleased to say, even if they do not yet have the attendance figures at their disposal.
This year’s edition of Antwerp Pride, the 11th, attracted between 60,000 and 100,000 participants, according to organisers and police. But the event was marred by threats issued beforehand on Twitter, whose author was later arrested.
In keeping with their long-established formula, Saturday’s program at Ronquières Festival was geared towards diversity, quality, discovery and international headliners.

Iconic Brussels art house cinema closes down

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 10:07
The Actor’s Studio, the iconic art house cinema in the very centre of Brussels, has closed its doors for the last time. Last evening’s final séance saw the end to almost 30 years of quirky, unusual and unique cinema programmes in the capital.
More than 3,000 persons attended the 18th edition of the Dinant Jazz Festival, held on 27-29 July in Notre-Dame de Leffe, Jean-Claude Laloux, one of the festival’s organisers, said on Sunday.
The use of reusable cups at one of Belgium’s biggest city festivals has resulted in a major decrease in the trash left behind by visitors.
Today, Facebook does not seem to be able to tell the difference between art and pornography.
The "Mondo Cane" artistic project by Jos De Gruyter and Harald Thys has been selected to represent Belgium at the 58th Edition of the Venice Biennale festival of visual arts in 2019, the Minister of Culture for the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, Alda Greoli, announced on Wednesday.
The City of Brussels on Wednesday paid homage to Nelson Mandela on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth.
The Brussels inter-communal transport company, STIB, will adapt its Saturday scheduled to enable as many people as possible to participate in the main festivities that will take place in and around the Royal Park, the STIB announced on Monday on its Internet website.