Tango madness
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Tango madness

The Brussels Tango Festival once again gathered tango aficionados from different parts of the world, even though, as usual the Europeans took over. What made this year’s edition exceptional was that it was its 10th anniversary. It didn’t differ much from the previous years though. This was my fourth Brussels Tango Festival and to me it was … Continue reading

Babylon? No, Brussels
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Babylon? No, Brussels

French, English, Spanish, Italian, Bulgarian…One of the things I have always loved about Brussels is its multilingualism. Wherever you are in the city, languages reach you with their melody and mix in a beautiful polyphony. The eternal music of Brussels, our contemporary Babylon. The main difference however is that, hey, we do speak foreign languages … Continue reading

Glitter and lights
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Glitter and lights

Halloween night coincide with the first Festival des Lumieres Bruxelles (Lights Festival Brussels) this year. The latter was about to last for four nights, so I decided to focus on the Halloween parties first. The one which attracted my attention was “Années Folles” on the theme The Haunted Great Gatsby. It was taking place at … Continue reading

Not My Life
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Not My Life

I was at the screening of Not My Life on Friday night at the occasion of the EU Anti-trafficking Day. Robert Bilheimer’s  documentary provides staggering examples of human trafficking and modern slavery. It follows the stories of the victims in different parts of the world. Africa, Asia, Europe…Around 880,000 children and young women in the … Continue reading