26 April 2017

The President of the Flemish Youth Council, Nozizwe Dube, has been named "Young European of the Year". Since 1997, the Schwarzkopf Foundation has awarded this prize to young people in Europe for their societal commitment.

26 April 2017

The monumental and world-famous early 15th century painting 'The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb', by the brothers Van Eyck, and which hangs in St Bavo's Cathedral in Ghent, can now be viewed online in ultra-high gigapixel resolution on the Google Arts & Culture platform.

14 April 2017

KU Leuven and the Scientific Institute of Public Health (WIV-ISP) in Brussels have set out to develop a vaccine that protects against both rabies and yellow fever. The vaccine has to be effective, safe, inexpensive, easy to produce and not temperature sensitive.

18 April 2017

After TomorrowWorld and Tomorrowland Brazil, the Belgian festival Tomorrowland has decided to launch a new concept for this summer: Unite with Tomorrowland.

Events

14 April 2017 - 05 May 2017

In 2017, the Laeken royal greenhouses will be open to the public from 14 April to 5 May.

National Orchestra of Belgium/Orchestre National de Belgique/Nationaal Orkest van België

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 cricket was invented by Flemish weavers?