Why should we interview people in a studio? The colleagues at BRUZZ magazine tried interviewing in a sauna. In "Zweet het uit", five Brusselaars can talk about anything they like. This is the first time we've done interviews in an outdoor sauna.
Olympic champion Nafi Thiam is the first name on the long list of participants in the AG Insurance Memorial Van Damme on September 1st. She will compete in the high jump. Other names should be added soon because this year, athletes must qualify for the Memorial, during other Diamond League meetings. The shot put event will take place on Muntplein
The canine unit of the Brussels-North zone and the federal cavalry did a drill this morning in Josaphat Park. local pupils came, saw and enjoyed. The local canine unit and the Cavalry of the Federal Police gave a spectacular show to students from Schaarbeek, Sint-Joost and Evere.
Brussels Mobility launched a unique test in Vlaamsepoort. They added lights to the pedestrian crossing which light up in red or green. This should make traffic safer for pedestrians, especially those who are glued to their mobile phones
At the Turkish embassy in Montoyerstraat some 200 Kurds demonstrated against President Erdogan. The protesters condemn Turkish air strikes on Tuesday in Northern Syria in Derik and in Sinjar in Northern Iraq. The bombing killed 34 people. The demonstration went relatively smoothly.
300 Actiris teams visit stores, shops and horeca in Brussels. The goal : increase awareness of the Brussels employment office. Actiris is also meant for employers. without employers, no jobs, so unemployment in Brussels. Deputy Director Caroline Mancel tells us more in BRUZZ 24.
Wiels art center in Vorst is turning 10. To celebrate this, they organized a big exhibition, "The Absent Museum". The exhibition shows what a contemporary art museum could be In Brussels according to the Wiels team. This exhibition is an exercise in reflection.
Flemish theater KVS celebrates its 130th anniversary and that deserves a new record. The theater attracted 46,868 visitors last season. It's 2,000 more than in previous years. Popular plays like Malcolm X, Para and Cold Blood explain these high figures but urban playwrights are also a key to this success. There are three of them. Kristin, Gerardo & Tunde are the link between KVS and the city. They nickname their work "the urban theater of the future".
For the next few days, Brussels will be the capital of seafood, thanks to the 25th edition of the Seafood Fair in Heizel. The world's fishing industry is getting together, attracting 26.000 vistors! And that's very good for the Brussels hotel industry.
Anspachlaan was turned into a blow-up obstacle course for the "Strong Student Run". It's called ‘The Beast’ and it's the largest blow-up course in the world. It's 220 meters long and strecthes from de Brouckère to Beurs.