08 November 2017

He requires no introduction. Le Chat, the character from the cartoons of Philippe Geluck, is famous for his humorous reflections with a unique style.

16 November 2017

The world famous Belgian blog, Gin Ur Way, has evaluated no fewer than 580 different gins and it has to be said that GauGin II, a Belgian gin containing 27 herbs and fruit from Andalusia, has outclassed all its competitors.

08 November 2017

The city of Antwerp recently received wonderful recognition from the Lonely Planet travel guide: it was featured among the top 10 world cities to visit in 2018. The fact that the city along the river Scheldt is mentioned in ‘Best in Travel 2018’ is partly thanks to the approaching Baroque year.

08 November 2017

In October 2017, the Belgian surgeon Alaaddin Yilmaz delivered a world first in heart surgery. He was the first to replace a heart valve using simple keyhole surgery. This groundbreaking technique could help many heart patients.

Events

14 September 2017 - 07 December 2017

The Brussels Museums Nocturnes are back for their 17th edition. From September 14th to December 7th 2017, several museums will open their doors every Thursday night from 5pm to 10pm.

Promotional film about Belgium

Kingdom of Belgium

Capital   Brussels
Area   30,528 km²
Population   11 million
Population Density   365 inhabitants/km²
Languages   Dutch, French, German
Political System   Monarchy
Head of State   H.M. King Philippe
Hymn   Brabançonne
Motto   Strength through Unity
Currency   Euro
GDP   $524,8 Billion

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Did you know that Ludwig van Beethoven's roots lie in Mechelen?