Darklands 2023 will be held at Waagnatie in Antwerp from Tuesday 7 to Tuesday 14 March, organiser Jeroen Van Lievenoogen has notified his newsletter subscribers. A whole week!
The municipal council of the City of Antwerp decided on Friday 15 July to take further steps in the realization of the Via Sinjoor. After the transformation of the Operaplein, the Meirbrug and the Scheldt Quays near the Suikerrui are now also being tackled. As a result, pedestrians – should – get one long pedestrian…
4th of July. Independence Day in the United States of America. The last time I was in the United States was in 2019, visiting my uncle. Danny‘s last time was in 2017, when he visited New York and Washington, DC with Ivan in 2017. In 2016, we travelled across America by train. That all feels…
From Friday 22 to Monday 25 July, 43 of the most beautiful sailing ships in the world will dock in Antwerp for The Tall Ships Races, an event of the City of Antwerp and Port of Antwerp-Bruges in collaboration with Balthazar Events and numerous sponsors and partners.
The City of Antwerp plans to demolish Antwerp’s municipal theatre Stadsschouwburg as renovation works would be too expensive. Antwerp does need a municipal theatre, but a new playhouse is to be built elsewhere in town.
The 17th of May is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexphobia and Transphobia. IDAHOBIT, or more commonly in Belgium, IDAHOT. As it falls on a Tuesday this year and Tuesday is one of our default publishing days with Thursday and Sunday, I’d thought I’d take a look at the state of affairs regarding state-sponsored…
As democracy in Europe comes under growing pressure, the annual ILGA-Europe Rainbow Map and Index identify steps forward on LGBTI rights in several countries.
The Borgerhout district in the city of Antwerp has now its own rainbow zebra crossing. These rainbow zebra crossing are painted as a support to LGBTQIA+ people and to visibly mark diversity.
Under the umbrella slogan ‘Allemaal Antwerpenaar‘ – ‘All Antwerpians‘ – the City of Antwerp launched a campaign to thank citizens to stand up against discrimination and intimidation, to motivate people to speak up and to stand up and providing tools to do so.
The City of Antwerp launches a market call for the commercial implementation of the Bonapartedok in the Eilandje neighbourhood of town. It should become a centre for water sports (literally) and recreation.