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As from 1 January 2012, in addition to the obligatory medical insurance, you will also have to pay for a ‘ supplementary insurance’. This insurance, which used to be optional, covers certain services that are not reimbursed by the obligatory insurance. Read More

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Tasting and living’ is a ‘Brussels-based foodie blog-magazine’. Foodies from all over the world not only offer their opinions on Brussels’ delicious eating and drinking options, but also on the latest international gastronomic trends, the foodie must-haves, etc. Read More

Open your own shop in Brussels

If you are thinking of opening your ownshop, good preparation is essential. The Liaison Office is teaming up with Atrium to organise an English spoken Information Evening on 24 April. Read More

Mobility news

Bike Experience is inviting Brussels’ drivers to cycle to work for two weeks and to find out for themselves how pleasant and easy it actually is. Read More

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Brussels 2040

Three teams of international experts have thought about how Brussels will look in 2040. They have thought about the shape that Brussels will take if the population continues to grow, about how we can get around and how everyone in the city can have a decent standard of living. Their three visions can be viewed in the Brussels 2040 exhibition. Read More

Art Brussels

This modern art fair features some 182 international contemporary art galleries and over 2000 artists, including both internationally-known faces and promising new talent. CONTEST: win a free ticket for the fair. Read More

Balkan Trafik Festival

The Balkan Trafik Festival brings you the most authentic elements of Balkan culture. More than 200 artists will be providing music, film, dance, workshops and a unique atmosphere. Read More

Fantasy Film Festival

Even on a world scale, this is undoubtedly one of the most original film festivals: zombies, monsters, werewolves, vampires, frightening thrillers, science fiction and horror, but also magical worlds and audio-visual dreams.
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Out and about with the kids

On Sunday 8 April Visit Brussels and radio Vivacité are organizing the largest Easter egg hunt in the world. The Easter bunny will hide over 500,000 eggs in various parks in Brussels. Read More

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Quote of the month

'If you decide to go on a diet, leave'

There's more to Belgian cuisine than waffles. Lena Corner, journalist at the Independent, takes a culinary tour of the capital as it hosts a 12-month food festival.


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Tip from a local expat

The 19 May 2012, the Zinneke Parade will once again march through the centre of Brussels.
This biennial parade celebrates the city's multiculturalism.

Would you like to help us organize
this typical Brussels event? 
Join us and be a volunteer during the Parade day!


Brussels on the cheap!

 The Royal Greenhouses of Laeken are only accessible to the public three weeks every year.

Do not miss out on this opportunity and visit this botanical and architectural work of art! 


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