A jury of experts has selected ten young video makers from Flanders and the Netherlands for 'Bewogen Verzen' (Moving Verses), the video poetry project of Ons Erfdeel vzw and Poëziecentrum.
In recent years Ostend has been a magnet for refugees trying to cross the Channel to England illegally, in search of a better life. However the gate to the promised land is heavily barred. Our reporter talks to some of these people.
In her debut novel Ook bomen slapen (Trees sleep too), Annemarie Peeters intertwines the lives of former opera director Corneille and young opera singer Ofelia. With success.
Tom Lanoye's adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear won in Cape Town in all categories she had been nominated for.
The Fries Museum in Leeuwarden has bought a drawing by Alma-Tadema that was found at a flea market.
It is the first time the role of Maori in the First World War has been recognised in this way in Europe.
The ART Curator Prize for the best exhibition of 2018 in Austria goes to the curators of the world's first major monographic exhibition on Pieter Bruegel the Elder in the Kunsthistorisches Museum of Vienna.
Author Kathleen Vereecken and illustrator Charlotte Peys have won the Woutertje Pieterse Prize.
The spring selection of Dutch-language books that have recently been translated into English.
The exhibition Van Gogh and Britain reveals how he was inspired by Britain and how he inspired British artists.
At least five Dutch museums acquired precious work at the world's leading fine art and antiques fair in Maastricht.
The Flemish author Bart Moeyaert has won the 2019 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. The award that is also known in literary circles as the “Nobel Prize for Youth Literature”, was presented at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in Italy.
This year, the Digital Library for Dutch Literature will celebrate its 20th anniversary.
The website www.straatpoezie.nl shows exactly where poetry is visible in public space in the Low Countries.
How Dutch changes in a new environment.
Looking for a medieval mockery song or a twentieth-century love song from the Netherlands and Flanders? Check the Meertens Tune Collections.
Discover the parallels between Vincent van Gogh and David Hockney's paintings at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
The United States of Belgium tells the story of the First Belgian Revolution before the creation of a language barrier between French and Dutch.
Ownership is old hat. Swapping, giving and sharing goods and services is the new way of trading. That, in essence, sums up the sharing economy – a movement that has been growing strongly in Belgium and the Netherlands, too, in recent years...
On 13 August 1914 the Gazette van Detroit for the first time addressed its readers, the Flemish immigrants in the United States and Canada. Despite a rather uncertain history, this weekly paper has kept its promise to its readers. In 2004 ‘...