Okay. Where to start? The borders reopened on 15 June and I have my birthday on the 21st. Since 2010 I go abroad for my birthday. 2012 was the exception because I just started at at NMBS / SNCB.
Today, 23 May, the Belgian Pride parade should have been held in Brussels. For obvious viral reasons that was impossible.
Safety first. After postponement from May to August, The Belgian Pride has now decided to cancel the parade. Coronavirus countermeasures make it impossible. “There are just too many uncertainties.”
In a a short message on Facebook, Darklands has cast doubts over the 2021 edition.
As reported by Swedish news website The Local the Swedish government would like to start more night trains connecting the country with the rest of Europe as an enviromentally friendly alternative to flying.
“With a lot of pain in our hearts we have to inform you that, as a consequence of the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis, we are cancelling this year’s cruise”, La Démence says in a communiqué.
Because exhibitions are inaccessible due to coronavirus COVID-19, museums offer virtual tours. Visit Flanders started The Stay At Home Museum.
The National Security Council of Belgium has decided it won’t allow mass events such as music festivals until the 31st of August. Meanwhile, current restrictions are prolonged until the 3rd of May.
Tuesday: party cancelled. Wednesday: party not cancelled. Thursday: party cancelled. Confusingly, La Démence has finally decided to cancel the ‘Army Boys‘ party of Friday 13 March in Brussels.
In a new email La Démence communicated that the ‘Army Boys‘ party of this Friday 13 March is not cancelled. But with a limitation to 1,000 participants.