The well known sparkling wine produced in the hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene, which is the most loved Italian DOCG Spumante all over the world, will be partner of an Italian prestigious literary contest called “Campiello Prize” held in Venice the 13/09/2014, as part of its constant support of cultural and artistic activities and events. The Campiello literary prize, … Continue reading
The Egmont Institute has moved to new premises, located at Rue des Petits Carmes 24 A, just next to the Egmont Palace. Be aware of the fact that our new postal address is Rue des Petits Carmes 15, 1000 Brussels. Emails and telephone numbers remain unchanged.
Despite interruptions due to bad weather during this 2014’s edition, the public had answered present. Legs are not 20 years old any more, but the look and the tennistic talent are always still very present to all these legendary players having participated in the Optima Open on 2014. It is the young Belgian retired tennisman Xavier … Continue reading
The jury has selected the finalists of the K-Pop World Festival Contest. In the dance section, we have received a considerable number of applications most of which were very good. For this reason, the jury, in collaboration with the KBS, has decided to select 14 finalists instead of 10. Here below is the list of … Continue reading
Europe is taking a leading role to protect women’s rights around the world, as the Council of Europe’s Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence enters into force tomorrow. Known also as the “Istanbul Convention” because it was opened for signature there three years ago, the convention obliges governments that have … Continue reading
After the meeting with the Minister of the Ukrainian Foreign Affairs, Pavlo Klimkim, during a press conference in Washington, the U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, told “Ukraine is ready to accept a cease-fire now but not in the future”. He also stated that there is clear evidence of firing rockets and artillery from Russia … Continue reading
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders, just as EU High Representative Catherine Ashton, welcomes the election of Fouad Massoum as president of the Republic of Iraq. After the election of Salim Al-Juburi as Chairman of the Council of Representatives, this is an extra step in the formation of a new government. … Continue reading
On Belgian National Day, July 21, Stella Artois, the world’s best-selling Belgian beer, took over Stone Street in lower Manhattan with an exclusive dinner featuring Chrissy Teigen, Aliya LeeKong and Cara Nicoletti. The evening event was held to introduce “The Butcher, the Baker, the Belgian Beer Maker,” an online documentary series, produced for Stella Artois … Continue reading
Last week, the Embassy of Burundi celebrated as it must the national day with songs, dances and the great folklore of this east african country which was for a long time a belgian protectorate tille 1962. Each year, H.E. Ambassador Felix Ndisayenga gathers the burundi diaspora in Brussels and the friends of Burundi … Continue reading
The French National Day, organized by the French Consulate General in Milan in the prestigious setting of the rooms of the “Societa del giardino” in Milan, was celebrated this year with a particular emphasis. The presence of numerous institutional authorities, diplomatic, political, military, business and many friends of the world of culture, the Consul General … Continue reading
From August 15th. untill August 18th., Jambes, part of the City of Namur, welcomes you to her 55th. “Folk Festival”, with folk companies coming from * Bolivia (“Folk National Ballet Manuel Acosta”, from La Paz), * Bulgaria (“Svetlina Folk Company, from Sofia), * Georgia (“Tsiskari Company”, from Tbilissi”, … with male dancers’ giving all their … Continue reading
Our little team goes away for holiday Back to normal daily news on august 25th Have a great holiday!
For the third year in a row, Portugal is hosting the Hot Blade helicopter exercise in Ovar airbase, near Porto. Supported by the European Defence Agency, this event is attended by 25 helicopters and about 3.000 military personnel for two weeks of intense cooperative training between the six participating Member States. Organised as part of … Continue reading
Today, Jean-Claude JUNCKER was appointed as new president of the European Commission by the European Parliament. Jean-Claude JUNCKER is the former prime minister of the Grand-Duchy of Luxemburg.
H.E. The Ambassador of Canada, Ambassador Denis Robert held a fantastic evening for Canada National day, at the Brussels town hall, where the assets of this great country were shown to the audience. This national day reception was placed under the sign of the strong diplomatic relations between Canada and Belgium. The birthday of the … Continue reading