Archive for July, 2010
Europe’s biggest graffiti wall along tram station De Wand

Europe’s biggest graffiti wall along tram station De Wand

Posted 16 July 2010 | By | Categories: urban art | 14 Comments

The largest fresco of Belgium can now be admired along the walls of the De Wand tram station in Laeken. Just a stone’s throw from the Atomium along tramway lines 4, 19 and 23 the De Wand station is a symbolic crossing point between the suburbs and the city of Brussels. Entitled “The Walk”, this […]

Brosella Folk and Jazz Festival in Osseghem Park

Brosella Folk and Jazz Festival in Osseghem Park

Posted 11 July 2010 | By | Categories: Cultural event | 5 Comments

The open-air Green Theatre in Laeken’s Osseghem Park, hosted this year again the 34th edition of the free and annual Brosella Folk & Jazz Festival. Twenty concerts are spread over two days and featured in this lovely leafy-green setting. The first day is dedicated to folk musicians and the second to jazz. The pictures are […]

Nuestros Silencios by Rivelino in Brussels Louise

Nuestros Silencios by Rivelino in Brussels Louise

Posted 08 July 2010 | By | Categories: Art | 1 Comment

After Madrid and Lisbon, Brussels is next in hosting from April 21 to July 15, the 2010 Mexican traveling exhibition Nuestros silenciosa. Made by sculptor and artist Rivelino it was launched to promote the bicentennial anniversary of Mexico’s independence. Composed of 10 busts in bronze and an 11th, special “touch” box for the blind it’s […]

Mural art at Place Poelaert

Mural art at Place Poelaert

Posted 07 July 2010 | By | Categories: urban art | 1 Comment

I liked the illusion created by this mural of  an extra pair of windows on the walls of  this Artisanal leatherwork shop. I stumbled into it after the elevator ride that connects the ville haute and ville basse of  Brussels (the Upper Town and lower Town) on the corner of rue de l’épée and Rue […]

Parc Félix Hap

Parc Félix Hap

Posted 05 July 2010 | By | Categories: Parks | No Comments

Some things just manage to keep a low profile and remain hidden little gems which surely could describe the Felix Hap park. Although located in a very urban part of Brussels and tucked away behind a wall, the Parc Félix Hap is one of the best kept secrets of Etterbeek. Considered by many the the […]

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