Events

For 3 days, jazz will be present in all its forms, from swing to bebop, with influences ranging from blues to rock and world mus

06 May 2017 - 07 May 2017

On Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 May 2017, all of Flemish Brabant will celebrate the tradition of Belgian beer, also known as our 'liquid gold'.

28 April 2017 - 01 May 2017

The eleventh edition of the culinary festival 'Antwerpen Proeft' will be held from Friday 28 April to Monday 1 May.

25 April 2017 - 27 April 2017

Seafood Expo Global, the largest seafood marketplace in the world, is back in Brussels. This year, the exhibition will be held from 25 to 27 April.

23 April 2017

On 23 April it will be time to stretch those legs again at the 32nd edition of the DVV Antwerp 10 Miles & Marathon. This year's run will be for a good cause more than ever before.

22 April 2017 - 12 November 2017

In 1837, Victor Hugo made a visit to Belgium, a country he was fond of because, as he would go on to write, "It has that supreme beauty: liberty." The fact that he made the journey in the co

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There's always something going on in Belgium!

Often portrayed as sociable party-goers and very welcoming, Belgians like to come together and share festive and recreational experiences. Festivals, carnivals, exhibitions... in Belgium there is always something to see or do!

Since the beginning of the year, many folk groups have been preparing for the carnival season which is a true institution in some cities and particularly Binche, where it is even recognised as UNESCO Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

History lovers will delight in the historical or religious processions such as the Saint-Sang Procession in Bruges, the Ommegang in Brussels or the Napoleonic Marches of Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse.

Summer heralds the start of the music festival season, frequented by young people from all over Europe. It has to be said that with a rock festival like Werchter, five-time winner of the "World's Best Festival" award or the quirky originality of the electronic music festival, Tomorrowland, lovers of good sounds will be more than satisfied!

With the falling leaves comes the season of major museum exhibitions, trade fairs and shows. Dance, opera, theatre, the dynamic and innovative Belgian scene frequently produces internationally-renowned artists.

But alongside this hectic cultural life, daily life in Belgium also encompasses the village fête with its open-air café or marquee, its bars, skittles and card contests, its traditional dances, carnivals, craft markets, sporting games... so many opportunities for Belgians to enjoy.