As the Balkan Trafik festival is coming back to Brussels next weekend for the 11th time, we replay our interview with Balkan Goran Bregovic that we did in 2014. If you want to see him in action live, you can still get tickets for Thursday 20 April online. All details below.
In this report, we head to Molenbeek to a brand new bar and café called Brazz Art that was set up recently to entice people to the district that is still trying to recuperate its tainted image since the Brussels attacks.
In this report, we look at the difference between Art Nouveau and Art Deco by heading to the CIVA foundation's interactive exhibition. The two styles can be found all over the streets of Brussels and are often confused.
In this report, we go to Architecte for some lunch, a canteen in the faculty of architecture. The wonderful space that is open to the public was designed by the architect Lhoas & Lhoas, whose creativity is also behind other Brussels projects like Les Filles and Wiels cafeteria.
In this report, we meet Felipe Santos, the director of the Brussels branch of the Spanish Cervantes Institute. The Spanish language and cultural centre recently opened up on Avenue Louise to bring a little bit of Spain nearer to the residents of Brussels.
In this report, we head to the Wiels contemporary art centre to meet Zoë Gray, the knowledgable curator of the Sven 't Jolle exhibition that criticizes a number of issues in society from the financial crisis to the legacy of colonialism.
In this episode, the crew of BRUZZ International have a bite to eat at L'Architecte in Ixelles, they get to know the art of Sven 't Jolle at WIELS and go to the Instituto Cervantes to learn Spanish. They end with Moroccan poet Mouarad Laamarti's slam poetry.
Music, plants, cinema and yoga in this episode of BRUZZ International. Singer and trumpet player Eric from Benin shares his passion for the trumpet. At Agave in Matongé you can drop by to buy a trendy terrarium. Hilde Delabie has been working in Cinematek since the seventies and is still as passionate as ever about cinema. And yoga enthusiast Michel Van Cauter always looks for inspiring places in Brussels for his pop-up yoga concept.
In this report, we meet Michel Van Cauter, a yoga teacher who organises pop up yoga clases all around Brussels. Current locations include an art gallery, a breakfast bistro, co-working spaces and hotels. Drop in classes cost 12 euros.