24 March 2017

'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.

23 March 2017

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.

24 March 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.

24 March 2017

'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.

Events

22 March 2017 - 05 April 2017

Every year in late March and early April Belgium goes mad with the classic Flemish cycle races.

Namur

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

Did you know ?

Did you know that the only work of art on the Moon was sculpted by a Belgian?