Events

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06 April 2018 - 06 May 2018

Groot-Bijgaarden Castle will be opening its doors for the 15th edition of Floralia Brussels. A true paradise for flower lovers.

10 March 2018 - 25 March 2018

Brussels is organising the second BANAD festival between 10 and 25 March. This event will place the Brussels-Capital Region's art nouveau and art deco heritage in the spotlight.

03 March 2018

For the 11th year running, Museum Night Fever will offer the opportunity to (re)discover Brussels' museums in a completely different manner from an ordinary visit!

23 February 2018 - 25 February 2018

Organised for the second consecutive year, and in the aftermath of the 2015 European Year for Development, the AFROPOLITAN Festival offers three days of (re)discovering Afropolitan art, creativity and

22 February 2018 - 25 February 2018

The Brussels Book Fair is a vast bookshop in the heart of Europe, becoming a major cultural event since its launch in 1969.

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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.