This week is European Mobility Week so in his report, we look at the measures cities around Europe are taking to make the daily commute more pleasant for inhabitants. With thousands of people moving to cities every day, 75% of the world's population is expected to live urban lives by 2050 and experts warn that only by making cities more efficient, will be world become more sustainable.
In this week's Bruzz International, we check in with cities all around Europe to see what challenges they face when trying to make their cities more sustainable and we head to a picnic on one of Brussel's most congested streets.
This week, the team of BRUZZ International visits the Benelux bar near Grand Place. We meet with Sou who runs 3 bars in the Matonge area. We find out about Rebondit that organizes tennis lessons and we meet the band members of Rolling Fork.
Meabh is back with a brand-new season of BRUZZ International. In this episode we go to CHYL, an organic restaurant and coffee bar on Louizalaan, we visit the Compostela festival, we learn about Europe's history and we meet with Brussels artist Kis Keya.
In this report, we find out more about the first ever Compostela festival that took place in Brussels this summer. The event offered the finest of food, culture, music, and folk from Galicia and other parts of Spain.
A new museum that aspires to promote a common European identity has opened up in the EU quarter of Brussels. The House of European History, that took ten years to complete, has items from 300 collections across Europe. Some critics have called it an expensive EU vanity project but supporters feel it is a stark reminder of Europe's turbulent journey from wars to peace.