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Défilé Militaire du 21 Juillet pour la Fête Nationale Belge

Défilé Militaire du 21 Juillet pour la Fête Nationale Belge

Posted 21 July 2009 | By | Categories: Parade | 2 Comments

Today on the 21st of July, being the Belgian National Day for those who might not know. I headed to the Parc de Bruxelles in the centre of Brussels for the military parade, that takes place every year in front of the Belgian King and the government. Here are some pictures from the Défilé Militaire […]

Blake et Mortimer Mural

Blake et Mortimer Mural

Posted 20 July 2009 | By | Categories: urban art | No Comments

The adventures of Blake and Mortimer in Brussels haven’t always been easy.  The first mural where they were featured uppon at rue du Rempart eventually was brought crumbling down when the house that had welcomed them was demolished. Luckily their absence was short lived and not so long after they reappeared, this time on rue […]

Asterix et Obelix mural

Posted 06 July 2009 | By | Categories: urban art | 2 Comments

This colorful and energetic mural representing The Adventures of Asterix is found on the back wall of a public soccer and basketball playground at 33 rue de la Buanderie. Created by the duo Albert Uderzo (text) and René Goscinny (illustrations) this extremely popular comic strip series has had 33 albums published which have been translated […]

Lucky Luke Comic Strip Mural

Lucky Luke Comic Strip Mural

Posted 24 June 2009 | By | Categories: urban art | 5 Comments

This 180 square meters Lucky Luke Comic Strip Mural painting was completed by D. Vandegeerde and G. Oreopoulos in 1992. Created by Morris and now with over 70 albums published the Lucky Luke comics is one of the most famous and best selling comic books series in Europe. Few might have noticed but a glimpse of the […]

Happy Metro to You mural by Marc Mendelson

Posted 29 March 2009 | By | Categories: urban art | No Comments

Renowned artist Marc Mendelson wanted to provide a humorous and colorful experience to commuters through his 1974  “Happy Metro to You“  polychrome wood mural at Parc metro station. Born in London in 1915 and member of the Académie Royale de Belgique he his mostly knows for his abstract painting, sculptures, watercolor and modern art work […]

Hotel Ravenstein

Hotel Ravenstein

Posted 15 March 2009 | By | Categories: Architecture | 4 Comments

The Former de Cleves-Ravenstein Mansion also commonly known as Hotel Ravenstein is the last standing example of the aristocratic mansions built between the end of the XV century and the beginning of the XVI century. This brick and sandstone building of late Brabant Gothic style was originally part of a vast building complex, divided and […]

Art rue des Tanneurs by FARM PROD

Posted 24 November 2008 | By | Categories: urban art | No Comments

Just around the corner from the Recyclart, under the train bridge at the rue des Tanneurs you will find the impressive work left by the Collective FARM PROD during one of their live painting sessions. Pretty amazing work that’s worth going to take a look if you enjoy urban Art. Location of FARM PROD Art […]

Bruxelles les Bains

Posted 21 November 2008 | By | Categories: Cultural event | No Comments

Every summer from mid-July to mid-August a stretch of the canal Willebroek is transformed into to a waterside tropical beach scene with the help of lots of sand and palms trees. The holiday atmosphere of Bruxelles les Bains is guaranteed with the multitude of small themed bars and restaurants serving specialty foods and drinks from […]

American Indian street performers

Posted 06 October 2008 | By | Categories: Street artist | 5 Comments

American Indian street street artists performing at the corner or Rue du Marché aux Herbes and Agora Square. Seems to be the new rage right now in Europe. South Americans which dress up like North American Indians playing music with South American instruments and chanting unauthentic & stereotypical songs. Well from the crowds that gather […]

Fountain at the Belgian Senate

Posted 06 September 2008 | By | Categories: urban art | 1 Comment

Fountain found just outside the Belgian Senate (Sénat Belge) in Brussels where visitors enter. Haven’t found any further information about the fountain itself. If anyone has an idea please leave a comment. Location of the Belgian Senate: View Larger Map Photos of fountain found at the Belgian Senate

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