15 June 2018

An aeroplane covered in Smurfs, an interactive exhibition and a Smurf fresco: Brussels is currently basking in the 60-year anniversary of the little blue creatures.

15 June 2018

What if we asked you to sum up Belgium with one shot, whether it is taken within our beautiful country or from abroad? This is the idea behind the second "Focus on Belgium" photo contest: capturing that je-ne-sais-quoi, that special little something that characterises Belgium.

13 June 2018

The Belgian fashion designer Raf Simons has won a CFDA Award again this year. He claimed his prize for best women's fashion designer.

12 June 2018

Last month, the American space agency NASA launched the InSight probe to Mars. One of its aims is to observe seismic activity on the red planet in order to unravel the mystery of the formation of telluric planets such as Earth.

Events

05 May 2018 - 16 September 2018

Following the Triennials held between 1960 and 1970, Bruges now brings a brand-new Triennial for Contemporary Art: Liquid City

Promotional film about Belgium

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 Manneken Pis received his 1,000th costume?