The District of Antwerp town hall moves from the Lange Gasthuisstraat in the city centre to Harmoniepark, not far away from the border with Berchem and its town hall. The date is set for 28 May.
The Ostende-Vienne Orient Experience (O.V.O.E.) railway company has asked for a train path for night trains from Belgium to Salzburg and Innsbruck in Austria and to Milan in Italy. The night trans would be seasonal: from December to March.
Night train news! European Sleeper is not only looking for a train path from Ostend in Belgium to Prague in Czechia via Brussels, Antwerp, Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Berlin (Germany), but also a train path to Warsaw in Poland.
De Carrousel will host its first performance on 8 May. De Carrousel is a mobile open-air amphitheatre with a revolving stage, which will be located at three unique locations in and around Antwerp from until 26 December 26 2021.
The former premises of the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) in Antwerp have finally new tenants. Interior design store Donum will be the first tenant of a building which will mostly be occupied by offices.
As some scaffolding has been removed, the new cruise terminal at Het Steen stone castle in Antwerp is now very visible from the outside. And it’s a monstrosity.
“The cherry trees are blooming!”, Arboretum Kalmthout rejoices. Last Saturday, I went early morning – 10AM – to Kalmthout to see the cherry blossom. Sakura!
Today and tomorrow is Erfgoeddag or Heritage Day in Flanders and in Antwerp. Theme for the 20th edition is ‘The Night‘.
Antwerp Queer Arts Festival (AQAF) has announced dates for the 2021 edition. The festival will start on Saturday the 7th of August and end on Sunday the 29th. With the emphasis on on the first week: 7 to 15 of August.
Until 30 June, you can visit the Paleis on the Meir or Palace on the Meir. On the Meir, Antwerp‘s main shopping street. An audiotour guides you in 25 or 90 minutes.