Until 10 December 2023 Kazerne Dossin in Mechelen is showcasing the temporary exhibition ‘Homosexuals and Lesbians in Nazi Europe‘. As the title straightforwardly gives away, the exhibition recounts the woes of gay and lesbian people in a continent torn by two wars, the rise of fascism and nazism and how victims of nazi (inspired) persecution…
MECHELEN | Kazerne Dossin presents exhibition ‘Homosexuals and Lesbians in Nazi Europe’ – 16 February to 10 December 2023
Kazerne Dossin in Mechelen presents the temporary exhibition ‘Homosexuals and Lesbians in Nazi Europe‘, which will run from Thursday 16 February to Sunday 10 December 2023.
Belgians make 4.5 million day trips to Antwerp every year
Day trips remain an important pillar of tourism in Antwerp, research by Westtoer shows. It mapped out day tourism in Belgium between 2021 and 2022. During that period, Antwerp received 4.5 million day trips by compatriots, representing a turnover of 195 million euros in the Antwerp economy.
Kazerne Dossin museum in Mechelen
In April Tim, Danijel and I visited Kazerne Dossin in Mechelen. A museum dedicated to Belgium‘s involvement to the persecutions during World War II.
Quick Tour of Burgundian and Habsburg Mechelen
In March 2021 I visited the Museum Hof van Busleyden in Mechelen for the ‘Renaissance Children‘ exhibition, telling the story of Burgundian and Habsburg princes being educated by Margaret of Austria, Duchess of Savoy.
Eight train connections between the Netherlands and Belgium by 2030?
The news the Brussels – Amsterdam ‘Benelux‘ train connection could or will be shortened by 40 minutes, dropping a few stops along the way, has led to other information.
Brussels – Amsterdam ‘Benelux’ train service to be shortened by 40 minutes, skipping several stops in the Netherlands and Belgium
The Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) are researching the possibility to shorten the Brussels – Amsterdam train link by 40 minutes. NS is holding a survey with its test panel.
ModeMuseum MoMu – Fashion Museum Antwerp 2021
Before it closes – due to coronavirus countermeasures or due to extra renovation works – I visited the ModeMuseum MoMu – Fashion Museum Antwerp, using my MuseumPASSmusées.
REVIEW | Europalia Trains & Tracks ‘Tracks to Modernity’ exhibition at Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium in Brussels
The ‘Tracks to Modernity‘ exhibition at the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium in the royal and political heart of Brussels is part of Europalia Trains & Tracks. After the Orient-Express exhibition at Train World, this is the second Europalia activity I attend.
Europalia Trains & Tracks 14 October 2021 – 15 May 2022
Belgo-European arts festival Europalia has not a country as theme this year, but railways: Europalia Trains & Tracks. Expect a diverse programme in the autumn and winter 2021 and in spring 2022.