On Wednesday, someone spotted a train consisting of M7 coaches at Antwerp-Central. M7 is the new rolling stock for NMBS / SNCB.
For gay and bisexual men, overseas travel is on hold for 2020. That is one of the findings of a large Romeo survey concerning attitudes in a context of coronavirus COVID-19.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and its Dutch Members NPO, NOS and AVROTROS have reached an agreement to stage the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam at the Ahoy Arena.
ILGA-Europe, Europe‘s umbrella for LGBTQI umbrella organisations, publishes each year its Rainbow Map and Rainbow Index ranking 49 European countries. 2020 is doomed to be coupled to the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis, which also influences the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex people.
In a a short message on Facebook, Darklands has cast doubts over the 2021 edition.
33% of people of Flanders expect to be able to go on vacation within Belgium as of July. 16% as of August, 15% as of September. 17% expect to be able to travel outside the kingdom as of July, 10% as of August, 20% as of September. 35% expect to have to wait until 2021.
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.
“Blijf in uw kot” is Belgium‘s powerful short message to its inhabitants. Kot is colloquial Flemish Dutch for ‘home’.
… according to OUTtv viewers. Gay lifestyle channel OUTtv declared Bulgaria‘s entry ‘Tears Are Getting Sober‘ by Victoria to be the winner of the cancelled Eurovision Song Contest 2020. Each year the viewers choose a favourite.
… according to a poll in Belgium. Switzerland‘s entry ‘Répondez-moi‘ by Gjon Muharrema, better known als Gjon’s Tears, wins the Eurovision Song Contest 2020… according to a poll in Belgium.