On 22 February 2017, astronomer Michaël Gillon and his team from the University of Liège discovered seven planets located outside of the solar system.
Bart Somers was awarded the 2016 World Mayor Prize ! Consequently, he now holds the title of best mayor in the world. For the first time, the City Mayors Foundation honours a Belgian with this prize.
In January 2017 two Belgian music festivals, Rock Werchter and Pukkelpop, were a big hit at the European Festival Awards gala held in the Groningen district of the Netherlands.
'Give your loved ones the juiciness of Belgian apples'. This slogan is intended to encourage Indians to buy and eat more Belgian apples. The BelOrta fruit and vegetable auctioneers have initiated a promotional campaign in six cities in India.
The famous Tomorrowland Festival, held annually in Boom, Belgium, has received its own airplane from Brussels Airlines. This year, the festival will take place on 21 to 23 and 28 to 30 July 2017.
Brewing giant AB InBev has recently unveiled its latest creation: the "Caractère", a new Leffe which has been aged over wood chips soaked in Scotch whisky.
'King of the Belgians' has won the 'Global Vision Award' at the Cinequest Film Festival in California. It is the third award in a row for the film by Peter Brosens and Jessica Woodworth.
Every year in late March and early April Belgium goes mad with the classic Flemish cycle races.
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