Studying Dutch abroad signifies considerable economic and cultural added value. But are the Dutch and Flemish politicians truly aware of this untapped potential?
The Battle of Arnhem famously ended in failure for the Allied forces. On the contrary, for the German troops, the clash meant a final major military victory.
At the age of 75, Flemish roots rocker Roland Van Campenhout still plays in the sandpit.
Jeroen Olyslaegers unravels the mystery of the most significant Renaissance painter of both Flanders and the Netherlands.
At the beginning of September 1944, 75 years ago, the first allied forces entered Belgium to liberate the country from the German occupier.
Nine youngsters from the Low Countries created poetic films based on their favourite Dutch-language poem.
Where once there was a checkpoint in France, the slogan 'Let us be ungovernable' can be read along the border. Luc Devoldere wonders what the graffiti artists mean by this.
Interest in the work of Flemish woodcut artist Frans Masereel has increased substantially in the US and the UK. Masereel biographer Joris van Parys knows how that came about.
The Netherlands celebrates extensively that women are allowed to vote there since 1919. Yet the struggle is far from over.
One hundred years ago, the treaty that would finally end World War I was signed in Versailles. A frustrating experience for war-battered Belgium.
This Dutch theatre company prepares young people for art, beauty and consolation.
Milo Rau and his theater company NTGent adapted the Greek tragedy The Oresteia. Editor-in-chief Luc Devoldere left the performance with mixed feelings.
A portrait of Klaus Verscheure, known as director of many Flemish television series and lately making a name for himself as a visual artist.
The festival season has barely started, but, already, the Ghent artist with Caribbean roots seems to be making her mark this year.
What's at stake on Sunday? Political scientist Herwig Reynaert is looking ahead.
Reflecting on Leonardo da Vinci’s death, 500 years ago, Luc Devoldere makes a few comments on the notion of the uomo universale.
Jos De Gruyter and Harald Thys converted the Belgian Pavilion into a folk museum that spotlights humankind.
The Low Countries are the only area in the world where nearly every city and most large towns are home to a carillon.
Works of art along the motorway: the cross of Fabre, chaos and a cyclops.
What are those Low Countries actually that we are always talking about? Editor-in-chief Luc Devoldere explains.
From Nazi Germany to the current refugee crisis: Hind Fraihi argues antisemites have always found ways to blame the Jews.
Flanders has been synonymous with bicycle racing for many years, but is cycling truly ‘ours’, as one popular Flemish newspaper keeps claiming?
Welcome to the surreal worlds of the Antwerp-based artist with Portuguese roots, whose characters’ hair blows with the wind.
Through collaborations with a wide variety of artists Robbrecht & Daem have managed to develop their own specific voice in which the history of architecture resounds in a most poetic way.