Also this year, the parade ranges from world-famous music festivals with jazz, rock and early music to unusual art projects on the coast and in cities to popular and traditional cooking events. Flanders’ historical and cultural diversity comes alive in museums and parks, with thrilling bike races and folkloric parades – and of course, in breweries and star-studded restaurants.
Visitor Center at St. Pav’s Cathedral
A new visitor center at St. Pav’s Cathedral in Ghent opens to visitors at March 25, 2021 Real and virtual encounters with Jan van Eyck and his masterpieces: Using virtual reality glasses or a tablet, the world-famous thriller of the Altar appears until the final restoration of “The Adoration of the Mystical Lamb”. Other art treasures in the cathedral are also part of the interactive tour, such as Peter Paul Rubens’ The Conversion of Saint Pavo. The offer is available in nine languages and in various lengths. Family tour is also available.
The merger of art and the sea
As of spring 2021, the Flanders Coast will once again become a contemporary art hotspot: with a total of 21 exciting locations, the 7th Beaufort Triennale attracts May through November 2021 everyone Lovers of art by the sea. International artists are invited to create sculptures and installations closely related to the sea and the coast. This year, artworks are dotted in all 10 coastal cities from De Panne to Knokke-Heist. After the Triennial, 10 permanent works will remain in Beaufort Sculpture Park, which already includes thirty works from an earlier Triennial.
Look behind the scenes
What is really happening behind the luxurious Bruges? How is the “medieval” city that you actually lived and lived? Triennial Brugge III of 0From May 8 to September 26, 2021 It invites you to explore contemporary art and architecture under the motto “TraumA”. Twelve artists and architects create impressive sites in the historic center of Belgium’s World Heritage City with multimedia installations that navigate fantasy, reality, deception and reality – thus Triennale opens up a landscape behind impenetrable walls and creates extraordinary visions.
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