De Gordel started in 1981 as a cycling event staged in the Flemish municipalities dotted around Brussels.
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It is billed as the happiest race on the planet, and this Sunday, the 5km Color Run is set to splatter chattering crowds with powder as they run, walk and dance around Brussels’ canal zone.
On 29 August, Slovaks young and old come together to lay wreaths for the Slovak Uprising Day. The day signifies the first day of resistance to the push of Nazi Germany in 1944.
Welcome to Belgium’s black country. The oft-maligned city is Belgium’s poster child for postwar urban depression. Yet there’s optimism in the air around its regeneration, and, thanks to its airport, most people can pinpoint Charleroi on a map.