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.
This Easter weekend our video poetry project 'Bewogen Verzen' kicked off with an inspiration session in Amsterdam.
In recent years Ostend has been a magnet for refugees trying to cross the Channel to England illegally, in search of a better life. However the gate to the promised land is heavily barred. Our reporter talks to some of these people.
In her debut novel 'Ook bomen slapen', Annemarie Peeters intertwines the lives of former opera director Corneille and young opera singer Ofelia. With success.
Barbara Van Lindt and Agnes Quackels form the new artistic and general management of the Brussels arts centre Kaaitheater.
The Agnes Etherington Art Centre acquired 'Head of an Old Man with Curly Hair'.
After about 10 years, the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium have reopened the permanent wing with Dutch Masters.
The drawings include natural history scenes, portraiture, genre subjects, figure studies and historical and biblical subjects.
The Antwerp-based company took home the Opera Company of the Year award.
Brussels, the birthplace of Audrey Hepburn, celebrates the actress with an exhibition and a gold coin.
The images of the house are part of a new online exhibition that includes the only known video of the World War II diarist.
A selection of recent university press publications about the Low Countries in English.
The Fries Museum in Leeuwarden has bought a drawing by Alma-Tadema that was found at a flea market.
The former cycling world champion Willy De Bruyn is the first transgender to get a street named after him in Brussels.
Large-scale research shows that the Dutch are unanimous about what makes the Netherlands the Netherlands, despite sharp contradictions in the public debate.
Why not reading a novel by a Dutch or Flemish author this summer? Take a look at our selection.
Our summer selection of Dutch-language poetry that has recently been translated into English.
Over the past few weeks, museums all over the world have been able to acquire new works from Flemish and Dutch artists.
Tom Lanoye's adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear won in Cape Town in all categories she had been nominated for.
The ART Curator Prize for the best exhibition of 2018 in Austria goes to the curators of the world's first major monographic exhibition on Pieter Bruegel the Elder in the Kunsthistorisches Museum of Vienna.
It is the first time the role of Maori in the First World War has been recognised in this way in Europe.
This year, the Digital Library for Dutch Literature will celebrate its 20th anniversary.
The United States of Belgium tells the story of the First Belgian Revolution before the creation of a language barrier between French and Dutch.
Discover the parallels between Vincent van Gogh and David Hockney's paintings at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
Looking for a medieval mockery song or a twentieth-century love song from the Netherlands and Flanders? Check the Meertens Tune Collections.
How Dutch changes in a new environment.
The website www.straatpoezie.nl shows exactly where poetry is visible in public space in the Low Countries.
The Flemish author Bart Moeyaert has won the 2019 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. The award that is also known in literary circles as the “Nobel Prize for Youth Literature”, was presented at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in Italy.
At least five Dutch museums acquired precious work at the world's leading fine art and antiques fair in Maastricht.
The exhibition Van Gogh and Britain reveals how he was inspired by Britain and how he inspired British artists.
Our spring selection of Dutch-language books that have recently been translated into English.
Author Kathleen Vereecken and illustrator Charlotte Peys have won the Woutertje Pieterse Prize.
The English city of Norwich owed its prosperity in part to immigrated weavers from the Spanish Netherlands.
Ownership is old hat. Swapping, giving and sharing goods and services is the new way of trading. That, in essence, sums up the sharing economy – a movement that has been growing strongly in Belgium and the Netherlands, too, in recent years...
On 13 August 1914 the Gazette van Detroit for the first time addressed its readers, the Flemish immigrants in the United States and Canada. Despite a rather uncertain history, this weekly paper has kept its promise to its readers. In 2004 ‘...