About 20 artists, art gallery proprietors and museum directors, both French-speaking and Flemish, have denounced the choice of the artists to represent Belgium at the Venice Bienniale in 2019.
The 138th Foire du Midi ended on Sunday. Around 1.5 million people attended the event, which opened on Saturday the 14th of July.
The 33rd Pukkelpop music festival ended on Saturday evening.
Organisers said around 2,000 people attended the first day of Nandrin Festival on Friday.
The 17th edition of the Brussels Summer Festival (BSF) begins on Tuesday evening at 6.00 p.m. in the centre of the Belgian capital.
The 17th edition of Bruxelles les Bains, which closed Sunday evening, was a great success, and these last weeks’ summer weather had a lot to do with it, the event organizers are pleased to say, even if they do not yet have the attendance figures at their disposal.
This year’s edition of Antwerp Pride, the 11th, attracted between 60,000 and 100,000 participants, according to organisers and police. But the event was marred by threats issued beforehand on Twitter, whose author was later arrested.
In keeping with their long-established formula, Saturday’s program at Ronquières Festival was geared towards diversity, quality, discovery and international headliners.

Iconic Brussels art house cinema closes down

Wednesday, 01 August 2018 10:07
The Actor’s Studio, the iconic art house cinema in the very centre of Brussels, has closed its doors for the last time. Last evening’s final séance saw the end to almost 30 years of quirky, unusual and unique cinema programmes in the capital.
More than 3,000 persons attended the 18th edition of the Dinant Jazz Festival, held on 27-29 July in Notre-Dame de Leffe, Jean-Claude Laloux, one of the festival’s organisers, said on Sunday.