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News Belgium » Culture: Belgium comes to terms with 'human zoos' of its colonial past

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Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

We were there to civilise them. The Africans we portray here are naked with a spear without a culture of their own.” A reason for the inertia at the museum, he believes, is that in reality Belgian society has not wanted to rethink its colonial past.

News Belgium » Culture: 1964 World’s Fair introduced New Yorkers to Belgian waffles and falafel

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Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Belgian waffles were a tasty surprise for fairgoers visiting ... “They came flying their flags as free countries, bringing their own food, culture, costume and art to put on display,” Tirella says. “It was kind of like a coming-out party for all ...

News Belgium » Culture: Chester choir to host singers from Belgium in international concert

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Publication date: hursday 12 April 2018

Chester is set to host an international choir concert. City group A Handbag of Harmonies is to join forces with singers from Belgium’s L’Echo de Spy for a joint concert on Saturday, April 14 at St Mary’s Creative Space. The much loved venue in the ...

News Belgium » Culture: VLM launches new flights from the UK to Ostend, the 'Belgian Riviera'

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Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

“Ostend was home to the Anglo-Belgian surrealist artist James Ensor, and a new state-of-the-art visitor experience incorporating Ensor’s original house will open next year. ”The city has plenty more to offer visitors seeking culture of all ...

News Belgium » Culture: Chinese Embassy in Belgium presents natinonal awards for outstanding self-financed students abroad

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Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Zhang Chi, the charge d'affaires for the Chinese Embassy in Belgium, said after awarding the prizes to 10 ... motherland and the people and will strive to learn advanced scientific culture and technology from abroad. We will deepen professional knowledge ...

News Belgium » Culture: How Belgium’s declining art & culture sector is reinventing itself

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Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Alexandre D'hoore is a young entrepreneur based in the Antwerp area. Before moving back to Belgium in 2012, he lived in the United States. He has advanced degrees in linguistics, EU studies and management. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Google Plus ...

News Belgium » Culture: Ieper City in Belgium lauded for supporting Wa Municipal

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Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

Wa, April 14, GNA – Alhaji Issahaku Tahiru Moomin, the Wa Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has commended Ieper city in Belgium for supporting the development ... maintain and sustain the culture of mutual trust which existed between the two cities ...

News Belgium » Culture: In Tackling Gender Inequality in STEM, Considerations of Culture

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Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

In analyzing this gap, perhaps the researchers’ most surprising finding was the source of the statistical drag: countries like the Netherlands, Belgium, and Austria ... Stoet and Geary’s findings is that culture is crucial in developing interventions.

News Belgium » Culture: Museum built on Congo human zoo site to be reopened as Belgium assesses colonial past

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Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

The exhibition called the Kongorama was a way for Belgium to show its connection with the Congo (now DR Congo). It displayed items under various themes including arts and culture, in which the Congolese natives were featured. Dressed in ‘traditional ...