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‘Brussels used to be this forgotten place, and suddenly people are talking about it like they were talking about Berlin 10 years ago.’

 Christina Vantzou, art student, 
in the New York Times

Tip of the month

As from 1 November, every home let or sold in Brussels must have a certificate that indicates how much energy it uses. Read more

Useful website

Spotted By Locals is an original way of discovering things in a city you’re new to. Residents give you genuine tips that guide you to the most appealing places in Brussels. Read more

Europe in Brussels

Do you want to learn more about Zinneke? If so, on Monday 7th November 2011 (12.30 > 13.30) the Brussels-Europe Liaison Office is holding an information session on this typical Brussels parade. Read more

Mobility news

The Brussels Cycling Map has been updated and expanded with information for walkers. It’s an indispensable aid for anyone who wants to explore the capital in a relaxing and agreeable way. Read more

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'If you fancy snapping up a great
work of art at a reasonable price and meet the artist, make sure you visit the Brussels Accessible Art Fair at the Conrad Hotel from 28 to 30.'

Stéphanie Manasseh,
director of BAAF

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In the last weekend of October Brussels is celebrating its fashion talent in a Modo Parcours. It is an original way of discovering the work of well-known stylists and new names. Read more


With around 500 cultural and artistic events at 200-odd venues, Europalia Brazil will demonstrate that there is not just one Brazil, but several. This autumn’s main event. Read more


As usual, the Europalia programme includes several marvellous exhibitions. The Centre for Fine Arts is showing the evolution of Brazilian art from the 19th century to the present day. Read more


If you’re looking for warmth in the cold days of winter, seek out club.brasil. During Europalia it will be offering free concerts and dance lessons every weekend. Read more


When it comes to the cinematic education of your offspring, you can never start too soon. The Filem’on film festival is aimed at children aged 5 months (!) to 15 years. Read more

Out and about with the kids

Science workshops for children will be held in one of the Atomium’s 9 spheres during the autumn half-term holiday. Read more

Looking for more suggestions ?

On Thursday evenings the capital’s museums stay open until 10 pm.
It’s a unique opportunity to discover (or rediscover) their marvellous collections for just  € 3 or for free.


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