16 August 2018

Belgium has made sporting history at the European Championships 2018 in Glasgow and Berlin. In fact, it took home no less than 6 x gold, 5 x silver and 8 x bronze. Here's the complete rundown.

10 August 2018

Bruges is the first city in the world to bring its own Fairtrade chocolate bar to market. The chocolate has been named ‘Sjokla’, which means chocolate in the Bruges local dialect.

06 August 2018

The Belgian Ivo van Hove, with the help of choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, will be directing a new version of the famous musical comedy "West Side Story" in New York starting next winter.

20 July 2018

Belgium is the 6th best country in the world when it comes to internet speed. This was confirmed by a study by the British website cable.co.uk, which compared the internet speed in 200 different countries.

Events

13 May 2018 - 16 June 2019

Ostend and James Ensor (1860-1949) are inextricably linked. James Ensor loved his native city, which was both his muse and his source of inspiration.

Beer culture in 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 our Devils haven't always been red?