Belgian legislators fixed the language border in Belgium between Dutch and French in 1963. The border itself is of course much older than Belgium. The author thinks it is the task of all the Belgians to defend the language border in a frie...
What has happened to the East Germans since 9 November 1989? They had celebrated the prompt reunification with exuberant joy. However today, the gap between East and West still exists.
With a mere 58 cm, Manneken Pis has grown from a fountain into the symbol of Brussels, known throughout the world.
The symbol of Brussels is a naked little lad pissing in public.The pissing child would become the hero of many a tale. The stories even refer to times long before the first statue existed. In fact this is really a tale of water pipes... Ma...
Anyone who wants to understand the linguistic complexity of Belgium must be aware of the language border, declared in 1963, that divides the country into two big regions.
All over the country young people still study the Dutch language and Netherlandic culture at educational and cultural institutions.
Have you ever heard of “suburban Flemish” and “Polderdutch”? Editor-in-chief Luc Devoldere about the tension between dying dialects, weird "in-between-languages" and overpowering standard languages.
Rapper Zwangere Guy enters into a conversation with Brussels in order to get to know the city and himself better.