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Good people: a sharp humor series on Arte.

A not-so-perfect police officer. In the first episode of the series "Good People", Tom Leroy, a Belgian police officer, loses his wife in a car accident. The unfortunate woman was burned alive in their car in the middle of the Ardennes forest. When Philippe, a French gendarme, learns of the accide ...


Scrabble: 75 years of success.

ers taking turns to place a word. In most countries, competitions are organized as single matches, one on one, as in chess tournaments. In 1970, the Belgian Hippolyte Wouters imagined a variant of the game called duplicate which allows the simultaneous participation of several hundred players. Each ...


The Nice Carnival 2022 will be full of novelties

s and lower so that the public is installed as close as possible to the show. The City of Nice will also host a foreign carnival for the first time: the Belgian carnival Les Gilles de la Louvière. A troupe will perform in the city with its huge hats, colorful costumes, clogs and bells. The Ni ...


Exhibition: The Laughing Cow celebrates its 100th anniversary at the Palais de Tokyo

the work of these artists in one exhibition and to illuminate it through the prism of their other achievements. One of the artists on display, the Belgian Wim Delvoye, is himself one of the most important collectors of Laughing Cow labels in the world. He owns more than 6,000 of them and belie ...


The Château de Boulogne-la-Grasse : 5 good reasons to visit this amazing place

is remarkable The Château de Boulogne-la-Grasse is an architectural folly built on the border of the Oise and the Somme, at the initiative of a wealthy Belgian owner, Charles de Boulogne. He bought the title of count and had this unusual castle built on the remains of the castle of the Lancry f ...


What to do for Valentine's Day: 5 ideas for unusual getaways in Europe

over's Day... But have you ever heard of beer-based treatments? For this out of the ordinary experience, head to Brussels in Belgium. Not only is the Belgian capital a beautiful destination for a romantic getaway, but it's home to one of the most unique spas in the world, Bath and Barley! Afte ...


The Carnival of Binche in Belgium: history and traditions

A carnival with unique characters While the Nice Carnival has its big heads and the Venice Carnival its fabulous masks, the Binche Carnival in Belgium is characterized by unique characters: the Gilles! Their costume consists of a jute blouse and pants decorated with 150 patterns (of stars, lions ...


Why not Evans: 3 good reasons to watch this TV series.

hristie a complex and intriguing plot. If you are a fan of the queen of crime and her heroes such as the insightful Miss Marple and the incomparable Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, don't miss this 4-episode adaptation that will be fully aired during the evening! The crime puzzles imagined by Aga ...


Hypopressive Gymnastics: the easy method to have toned abs and a flat stomach.

te its somewhat intimidating name, hypopressive gymnastics is a simple and safe method to tone the abdominal muscles. It was created in the 1990s by Belgian physiotherapist Marcel Caufriez to prevent or correct urinary incontinence and organ prolapse during physical exertion in women. Although it ...


Beer Advent Calendar: 5 tips for choosing the right one

endar is the geographical origin of the beers offered. The best calendars are those that bring together products from various countries. Even though Belgian and British beers are very popular, it is interesting to offer beers produced in other European or world countries. The beer advent calendar ...


Destination X: 5 Things to Know About M6's New Adventure Game

retain viewers and create a buzz, the channel is banking on an original concept from Belgium. Destination X is indeed the adaptation of a successful Belgian format. 2- It will be hosted by the actor Philippe Bas. M6 has decided to entrust the helm of this new program to a face well-known to viewers ...


Tour de France 2024: 5 things to know about this unique edition

acar, who won the Giro in May 2024. Even though he is the favorite for the 2024 Tour de France, he will face several formidable opponents, including the Belgian Remco Evenepoel and the Slovenian Primoz Roglic... On the French side, Romain Bardet should aim for a stage victory. With its unique route ...