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Review of Ahmet Altan et al., Standing Tall in Babel. Languages in Europe. Rekkem: Ons Erfdeel vzw, 2007.
A jury of experts has selected ten young video makers from Flanders and the Netherlands for 'Bewogen Verzen' (Moving Verses), the video poetry project of Ons Erfdeel vzw and Poëziecentrum.
Ons Erfdeel vzw launches a platform with the ambition to inform you about artistic, cultural and societal topics in the Low Countries.
In a new book by our publisher Ons Erfdeel vzw, experts state that a lot of institutions and systems that were built up after the Second World War are at risk today.
Getting young people excited about contemporary Dutch-language poetry. With that goal in mind, Flemish-Dutch cultural institution Ons Erfdeel vzw and Poëziecentrum vzw joined forces. Their collaboration resulted in the video poetry project ...
Pour a glass of your favourite brew and join on a historic journey of beer and brewing in the Low Countries. Proost!
Jozef Deleu is the personification of the self-confident, critical, tolerant and self-willed Fleming.
Justine Cappelle made a poetic film after the poem 'I Love Icarus' by Tjitske Jansen.
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Suzanna van Oers made a poetic film after the poem ‘Life on Mars’ by Peter Verhelst.
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This Easter weekend our video poetry project 'Bewogen Verzen' kicked off with an inspiration session in Amsterdam.
Nine youngsters from the Low Countries created poetic films based on their favourite Dutch-language poem.
Tess Steijvers made a poetic film after the poem 'A Girl' by Toon Tellegen.
Reinier Kroese made a poetic film after the poem 'Lost' by Bart Moeyaert.
Tharim Cornelisse made a poetic film after the poem ‘The Method iv.' by Arno Van Vlierberghe.
Bob van den Berg made a poetic film after the poem ‘Global Underground' by Annemarie Estor.
Kobe Fleerackers made a poetic film after the poem 'On Mrs P.’s Municipal Coffin' by Menno Wigman.
Belgium was one of Europe’s founders and main supporters, but in recent times the consensus for the European project has been somewhat worn down.
Younes Laaguidi made a poetic film after the poem ‘Houston we have a problem’ by Lotte Dodion.
After 1945, Belgium and the Netherlands rolled out a monumental social security system that brought prosperity and emancipation. Today, this welfare state has come under pressure.
Regardless of how long NATO remains standing, strengthening military cooperation between European countries is essential.
The Dutch haven’t always been so mad about bikes. That close bond with cycling crept in quietly.
Remembrance has replaced history as the dominant way of working through our feelings about the Second World War.
Seventy-five years on from the end of World War II, the differences between Belgium and the Netherlands from an economic perspective are significant and growing.
Seventy-five years after the declaration of Indonesian independence, it is high time for apologies to be made at the level of government, and for a national memory that is more inclusive.