Brussels City Council gives out free senior tickets to “culture vultures”
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    Brussels City Council gives out free senior tickets to “culture vultures”

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    Brussels City Council is making a song and dance about its free entry tickets to cultural locations for the over 65s!
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    Brussels City Council, collaborating with several theatres and cultural locations in the capital, has decided to supply 1,300 free entry tickets to Brussels residents, aged 65 and over.
    In a press release yesterday (Thursday), it indicated that these places may be scooped up from September 1st the Musée du Costume et de la Dentelle (the Museum of Costume and Lace).

    This initiative adds to the permanent existing senior reductions in cultural locations coming under the remit Brussels City Council.

    Karine Lalieux, the Alderwomen for Culture in the City of Brussels explains, “There is theatre, dance and opera on hand.”

    Amongst participating theatres features the Théâtre du Parc, the Théâtre des Galeries, the Théâtre des Martyrs, the Théâtre National, the Théâtre Les Tanneurs and the KVS (Brussels City Theatre).

    Others include the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, the Théâtre de Poche, Les Brigittines, the Centre Culturel des Riches Claires and the BOZAR (the Centre for Fines Arts).

    Tickets sales are taking place at the Musée du Costume et de la Dentelle (rue de la Violette 12, 1000 Bruxelles), from Tuesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Each senior citizen residing in Brussels and who requests it can have a maximum of two tickets in locations they choose. The individual picking up the tickets must have the identity card(s) of the individual(s) concerned.

    Lars Andersen
    The Brussels Times