Darklands has announced postponing the 2021 edition to April 2021 or possibly even later. The exact date is not yet released and won’t be as long as there is no final “go’” That ‘go’ means approval from authorities after a vaccine or cure for COVID-19 is available.
Due to the new measures in the City of Antwerp regarding a new and serious spike in COVID-19 cases, Antwerp Pride cancels some events and will focus more on the digital pop-up channel AntwerpPride.TV. What is cancelled and what can continue?
The City of Antwerp is opening a ‘test village’ or ‘test street’ for citizens who want to be tested for coronavirus COVID-19. This test facility at Spoor Oost in Borgerhout is aimed at people without symptoms. People with symptoms should see their general practitioner (GP).
Back in 2013 I was planning on making a trip to Scotland with a colleague as we were both fascinated by travelling by train and where interested in making one through the birth nation of trains. We decided to head through England all the way up north to the rugged terrain of Scotland.
“You’ve all been watching the news, so this probably won’t come as a surprise: due to the corona regulations in Antwerp we are cancelling our public events for this year’s edition of Antwerp Pride“, is the harsh but only possible message from Antwerp Pride.
Belgium has taken new coronavirus countermeasures. The hardest hit Province of Antwerp took even stricter countermeasures with a curfew. The City of Antwerp – actually the Arrondissement of Antwerp* – even more so, cancelling all events. Obviously it affects the Antwerp Queer Arts Festival (AQAF) and Antwerp Pride.
Starting Wednesday 29 July, you must wear a face mask or other face covering (covering mouth and nose) when you go outside in Antwerp. On the street, in parks, when cycling… Mayor Bart De Wever (N-VA) explains. “The argument is not virological or even psychological. People fondle too much with their mask. And they feel…
Normally I was supposed to be travelling around France in the month of March, visiting Lyon and the Burgundy region. Unfortunately the COVID-19 pandemic started and the trip was cancelled. As by the end of June the borders of Europe started to reopen and some travel opportunities started to be had my good friend Gillis…
The Province of Antwerp is introducing an unprecedented curfew as a coronavirus countermeasure. No-one is allowed outside home between 11.30 PM (23:30) and 6 AM except for going to work or the hospital. Furthermore, all party’s and events are cancelled in the City of Antwerp and neighbouring municipalities.
As the coronavirus epidemic has a Second Wave in Belgium, the National Security Council has issued nu rules. They start on Wednesday the 29th of July.