What to do in Brussels: our cultural selection of the week

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Published at 21/09/2021
By Carmen

The days follow one another and look alike...a little too much? Need inspiration for your outings in Brussels? Every week, agenda.brussels offers you a selection of cultural nuggets and must-sees (exhibitions, concerts, guided tours and other discoveries....) to spice up your everyday life. Whether you are rather conventional or a lover of the unusual, whether for this evening or this weekend, with your family, in a group or with your lover...follow the guide!

CONCERT: Scheut n’ sound

La Chiva Gantiva @ Scheut ‘n Sound

The Escale du Nord cultural centre is proud to launch the new season with a memorable, free concert day! With eight concerts on two stages, there’ll be something for everyone. In the afternoon, the emphasis is on African, South American, funk and soul rhythms, and in the evening electronic music takes centre stage. The Belgo-Colombian group La Chiva Gantiva, for one, guarantees a thrilling mix of Afro-Colombian rhythms, rap and jazz rock. Glauque, on the other hand, doesn't shy away from completely rewriting the codes of French chanson and seamlessly mixes in rap and electro.

25 September


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EXHIBITION: Raoul Servais. A world between magic and realism

Raoul Servais. Un univers entre magie et réalisme © Raoul Servais Collection

With Raoul Servais. A world between magic and realism, the BELvue Museum highlights the imaginative universe of Raoul Servais, the Belgian pioneer of animated film. He made his debut over sixty years ago and has since received countless awards and prizes for his work. With his signature combination of authentic actors and magnificently drawn scenery, Servais leaves an unforgettable impression. The curator for this exhibition is François Schuiten, his right-hand man in the breathtaking Taxandria from 1994.

From 24 September to 6 March 2022


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GUIDED TOUR: Brussels' most impressive vertical urban farm

MicroFlavours began as a student project and has rapidly grown into a sustainable, environmentally friendly vertical urban farm! Situated as close as possible to the consumer (in the cellars of the former Belle-Vue brewery along the canal), the short chain and the techniques used guarantee economical and efficient cultivation. With this method, large quantities can be produced in a small area by using the height, and the unique hydroponic installation conserves up to 70% of the required water! Everything is delivered by bike. The micro-vegetables (young sprouts) are incredibly healthy! It’s high time you discovered it.

Until 31 December


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