In 1302, an unexpected victory of an untrained Flemish infantry militia over a professional force of French cavalry ended the French annexation of the County of Flanders.
Flanders has only recently recognised the value of its historic theatre scenery. Experts are figuring out now how it can be preserved and best be used again.
If you really want to get to know Flanders, you have to drive along its stone roads.
Calling Kortrijk a hidden pearl along the river Lys might be too much honour. Yet there are numerous treasures to be found.
For the past six years, she has led a renowned residency on the outskirts of Paris with a focus on research and experimentation.