The borders have been closed since mid-March, as have the museums... But some works have remained accessible so they could be enjoyed by art lovers.
The Ghent City Museum (STAM) displays the history of the city chronologically from the Middle Ages to the present.
A Belgian production has been nominated to win a prestigious Oscar this year. The last time this happened was in 2017.
The Washington Post newspaper described Brussels as "the epicentre of contemporary art" in Europe and gave an in-depth description of the capital's cultural life.
In Crete, a team of researchers led by Professor Jan Driessen, has discovered the 3,500-year-old intact tomb of a woman wearing a very rare necklace.
It was eagerly anticipated, the Brussels folklore procession held in July on the Grand-Place has now been recognised by UNESCO as intangible cultural heritage of humanity.