05 September 2016

Middelheim's sculpture park has been listed among Europe's 10 best sculpture parks by the British newspaper The Guardian. The park, which was created in 1950 as a temporary exhibition, became permanent and is now home to one of the largest collections of open-air sculptures in the world.

03 September 2016

Stoffel Vandoorne has gained a place as one of the permanent drivers in the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. The 24-year-old West Fleming has been part of the McLaren team for a while, and has been driving as a test or reserve driver.

05 September 2016

There is a most beautiful Belgian blonde who just turned fifty ! Much appreciated by all Belgians, especially in periods of festivities, Jupiler has remained Belgium’s sweetheart, despite the years that have passed.

06 September 2016

Everybody Happy, the new film from Nic Balthazar, received the prize for best director at the World Film Festival in Montreal. Everybody Happy is Balthazar's third movie and it tells the story of Ralph Hartman, a successful comedian who fights with his worst enemy: himself.

Events

29 September 2016 - 22 January 2017

The '14-18. Rupture or continuity' exhibition focuses on Belgian art, which at the beginning of the 20th century was flourishing.

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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