A Belgian girl threw a bottle into the North Sea in France. Seven months later, it washed up on a Danish beach, 700 km away.
8 March is International Women's Day, and Focus on Belgium has decided to honour several Belgian women who made the news in 2020.
The Belgian fashion designer Pieter Mulier, inseparable right-hand-man and friend of Raf Simons since 2002, has been appointed as creative director at the prestigious fashion house Alaïa.
"A la rencontre du plaisir" (Towards Pleasure), by Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte, was auctioned at Christie's in London for €22.4 million on 5 February.
For a country with an outstanding reputation for its beer, this doesn't seem all that spectacular at first glance, but spectacular it most definitely is!
50 years ago, on 2 February 1970, the first stone was laid of what would become Louvain-La-Neuve.