A work by Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) has been formally identified in The Hague.
On 9 July 2015 at 8 pm sharp the 30,000th Last Post was sounded under the Menin gate in Ypres.
The Belgian, William Cliff has received the Goncourt Prize for poetry. The prize recognises all of his work.
Au Monde, by Philippe Boesmans, received the award for Best World Premiere at the International Opera Awards gala. The award is presented in recognition of a brand new opera.
On 12 April in London, theatre director Ivo Van Hove received the Laurence Olivier award for best director.
On Monday the choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker was honoured with the Golden Lion for a Lifetime Achievement for Dance for all her work at the Biennale in Venice.