Brussels Giant ‘Flower Carpet’ Has Japanese Theme

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Photo by Francois Lenoir / Reuters

Hundreds of thousands of begonias and dahlias will emblazon the Grand Place in Brussels this weekend for its 20th “Flower Carpet” display, which this year has a Japanese theme. Continue reading »

Zombie Parade At Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival

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Photo by Yves Herman / Reuters

For more than 30 years now, the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival rouses the European capitol from its winter sleep for the most expected cinematographic event of the year. Bursting to the seams with amazing spectavles and original manifestations (the Make-Up Contest, the International Body Painting Contest, the Zombie Parade in the heart of Brussels, the Japanimation Day, the Manga Market, the Cosplay Contest, the renowned Vampire Ball and many other festivities) the BIFFF is a warm and atmospheric celebration of everything related to the genre. Continue reading »

Color Run in Brussels

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People take part in The Color Run in Brussels, Belgium September 6, 2015. The Color Run is a five-kilometre, untimed race, held in cities worldwide, with the aim of promoting healthy living. Participants are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometre. (Photo by Yves Herman/Reuters)
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Brussels-Based Photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte And Nicolas Vantomme Freeze Dancer In Time As She Spins Through Clouds Of Powder

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Brussels-based photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte and film director André (Nicolas Vantomme) has created a photo series and film that beautifully capture a dancer’s elegant movements with expressive bursts of white powder. Continue reading »

Protest Against New Government in Brussels

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Demonstrators confront riot police in central Brussels November 6, 2014. Tens of thousands of public and private sector workers, employees and trade union members demonstrated over austerity measures to be taken by the new Belgian government. (Photo by Yves Herman/Reuters)
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Chocolate Fashion Show in Brussels


Chocolate-lovers have gathered for the first Salon du Chocolat fashion show and festival in Brussels. The festival takes place in 19 cities worldwide, but this year marks the first Salon du Chocolat in Brussels. The main feature of the festival was a fashion show, where chefs and designers collaborated to create chocolate outfits. Salon du Chocolat describes itself as “the world’s biggest event dedicated to chocolate”. More than 90 chocolatiers, including international chocolate powerhouses Godiva and Neuhaus, each have booths at Brussels’s Tour et Taxis. (Photos by Farrukh Younus/Implausibleblog.com) Continue reading »

Tintin Route In Brussels

A giant poster of Tintin is displayed above the Tintin route at Place de Brouckere on October 19, 2011 in Brussels, Belgium. (Mark Renders/Getty Images Europe) Continue reading »