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 Belgian NAVEZ project has won an award at the prestigious EU Mies Award 17 for contemporary architecture, from the Fundació Mies van der Rohe in Barcelona.
The Smurfs, Brussels' new ambassadors, are spreading the word about the Belgian capital overseas.
“Behind the Clouds”, Cecilia Verheyden's first feature film, has received accolades at the Washington DC International Film Festival.
The television programme known as “Sorry voor alles” (Sorry About That) has been successful in winning prizes at two international festivals.
Frederik Buyckx, freelance photographer for the newspaper De Standaard, has been named 2017 photographer of the year at the Sony World Photography Awards.