Infokantoren. Bars and restaurants open on Monday June 8th. Nobody managed to master his mythically bare notes until Reinbert de Leeuw came along. Great for kids! You can meet with a maximum of four people outside with respect of the social distance. December 15th, 2020 – April 25th, 2021 (Arentshuis)Photo Exhibition: Nele Van Canneyt zooms in on Bruges during the Corona lockdown: Bruges was a empry quiet city during the corona lockdown. Community See All. (free event, you only have to pay for a seat on the tribune at the Central square). Bruges-born scientist Simon Stevin (1548-1620) moved to the present-day Netherlands around 1577 and eventually became counsellor to Prince Maurits. Opening hours: Saturday 22 August from 10 am to 5 pm Sunday 23 August from 11 am to 4 pm. There will be an evaluation of the lockdown after six weeks. (theme and line-up follows later).,+Belgium … Bruges Music? 2020 will be the year in which the people of Bruges really get to know their homegrown composer. Deep in the tourist heart of Bruges lies hidden 27Bflat: a jazz & blues club where music and cosiness take centre stage with weekly live performances, jam sessions… from well-established artists to up-and-coming musical talent. The Zandfeesten attract hundreds of vendors, and thousand of bargain-hunters from far and wide. Every year Handmade in Bruges awards labels to Bruges makers who excel in their craft. Basilica Of The Holy Blood: Explore It All. After eveluating the restrictions when dealing with COVID-19 at a festival we, BAB board and festival team, have decided to postpone the next edition of the festival till 2022. Some local restaurants also produce beer inspired menus and the festival organizers have spiced up the event with lectures, debates, and a culinary showcase. September 20th – November 15th, 2020 ( Poortersloge)Exhibition Joke Raes and Jonas Vansteenkiste: Synergia: Contemporaray art exhibition by two young Bruges’ artists. A place where the world seems to slow down. Since 1964 the Flanders Festival Bruges organizes every year the famous MA Competition. Get the entire details of Bruges Beer Festival at, Venue details Start & Ending Dates, Organizer, Exhibitor, Visitors, Agenda, Reviews. Both have already developed a layered and substantive visual oeuvre, exhibiting in Flanders and abroad. Synergy (from the Greek word synergia, working together) is the extra yield that arises when parts are combined, compared to the sum of those parts. Sounds great! From coach drop off point near Minnewater Lake it took about 30 minutes to walk around to the windmills. On 8 concertnights it brings music from different corners of the world. 2020. Charleroi s’impose au Cercle de Bruges après un festival de buts (3-4) Photo News. The Capital City of Belgium, Bruges is readying itself to host the Grand Bruges Beer Festival 2020. February 1 and 2, 2020 (Zand) (beer festival)13th Bruges Beer Festival: Here you can taste more than 300 different kinds of beer from over 70 different brewers! Bruges annual spring-time fair, dating back to 1200, is held after Easter with a month of festivities involving costumed parades, fun fairs and fireworks. The paintings of Hans Memling are put in dialogue with modern art. You can taste over 350 beers at the festival and 15,000 people will join you in sampling this epic range of beers in historic Bruges. And that anniversary is not passing unnoticed in Bruges’s cultural centres. Agenda culturel, fêtes et festivals à Bruges Les fêtes, festivals et événements incontournables et insolites à ne pas manquer sur votre itinéraire à Bruges. (8 AM to 1:30 PM)Weekly fresh food and flower market, on Saturday you can also find clothes and utensils. !Procession of the Christmas star: Folklore procession proceeding through the festive streets of Bruges. The procession of the Holy Blood (Heilig Bloedprocessie) is a mixture of the sacred and profane: a collective … (free of charge). November 13th-15th, 2020 (Concertgebouw) CancelledJazz Brugge Festival: An explosion of ideas and approaches – that’s how jazz critic Nate Chinen describes the heady course jazz has taken in recent decades. Acteursopleiding, toneelschool, theateropleiding, acting – what's in a name. The different organisations promote their activities and projects. (program follows later), August 7th – 9th, 2020 ( beach Zeebrugge) (music festival) – CancelledWe Can Dance: Electronic Beach Festival, International musical talent on 5 stages and one livestage. Technical research shows how the painter went about planning his paintings and how he occasionally made radical changes during the creative process. Weekend Bruxelles & Bruges & Festival de la Bière 2020. In addition, the exhibition also shows traditional Chinese art, old clothing, centuries-old coins, a documentary and photographic report, Walk in Bruges – Your private guide in Bruges. Bruges hotels November 30th 2020 –  January 3rd 2021 (Central market square and Simon Stevinplein)Wintergloed – Winterglow: This year Winter Glow consists of a light trail from the train station to the central market square. All that matters in life. The atmosphere is very relaxed. Entry is free while a “starters pack” can be bought for 15€ that includes a tasting glass, tokens and a festival guide. You can choose between a disco stage, a clubbing stage, latino stage, folkbal stage, modern, tango, tripping, dance…. End of July – beginning of  August, 2020 (city centre) – CancelledMoods: Summer music festival in the historic centre of Bruges. Are you a festival enthusiast? Tuesday – Sunday: 09:30 – 17:00, October 31st, 2020 (Concertgebouw) CancelledIedereen klassiek: Everyone classic: A veritable feast of classical music. Daisy Taylor Dear visitor of the website of the Bruges Beer Festival ,. This Belgian Beer Festival will now be hosted on the newly built ‘ t Zand area, with a huge area of 4,400 m2. This brilliant conductor of the Budapest Festival Orchestra is also a father: perhaps that is partly why he composed music to accompany a children’s book. January 18th, 2020 10 AM – 6 PM (Start City Theatre and Central market square and troughout the centre)Costumés de Venise: Costumés de Venise – an international group of 35 men and women dressed in magnificent costumes –  spend a whole day in Bruges, steeping the city in the atmosphere of Baroque Venice. You will find lots of humor, acrobats, large emotions and a cosy summer terrace with lots of summer vibes. (8 euro for adults, 4 euro for under 26 years old), September 7th, 2019 – March 1st, 2020 (Arentshuis)Exhibition 150 years city theatre: The theatre first opened its doors on September 30th, 1869 and has made quite an evolution since then. Start (2.30 p.m.) and finish : Oud Sint-Jan, Mariastraat, Brugge (dates and program follow later). Par Belga | Publié le 15/12/2020 à 18:21. Meanwhile, this network counts 75 label holders. You need to make a reservations before your visit on the website of Musea Bruges. To build this theater a whole neighbourhoud of medieval houses had to be demolished, and streets widened. Melancholy and loneliness are returning themes in her photographs. January 1: New Year's Day (closures) February–early April: Carnival season on various weekends in different French-speaking cities; particularly lively and bizarre in towns of Binche and Stavelot February 21–March 1: Anima international animation film festival, Brussels April 7–19: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (series of cult films) Since November 2nd Belgium entered a second lockdown. Bijwerken ), Je reageert onder je Facebook account. Our Lady of blindekens is carried in procession and more than 200 citizens evoke historical scenes like the war on the Pevelenberg against the French in 1304. The in-ternational beer festival brings together over 80 breweries. Free concerts starting at 3:30 Pm on the Burg. The old Saint-Johnshospital where you step 800 years back in time. Bijwerken ). (free of charge), May 1st, November 30th, 2020 (Old Saint-Johnshospital) (exhibition) – Postponed till the spring of 2021Terracotta army of emperor Qin: exhibition: An impressive exhibition of the terracotta army of the first emperor of China – one of the world’s most important archaeological discoveries! ... Procession of the Holy Blood, Bruges. Call Us at : 02084326004 or E-mail: Sunday September 22nd, 2020 (city centre) – CancelledCarfree day: Yearly day when cars are banned from most city centres in Belgium. Cactusfestival profileert zich als een muziekfestival met een antenne op de wijde muziekwereld. The Chocolate Line Bruges is open: Sun - Mon 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM; Tue - Sat 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM; Buy tickets in advance on Tripadvisor. On 10 locations light installations are placed around the theme : Connection, something we all need but have often missed this year. This Bruges music festival welcomed 20,000 visitors last year. Contact MFW It is one of the smaller scale music festival in this festival craze country Belgium. July 11th, 2020 (Burg) – CancelledBurgrock: Free festival that celebrated its 15th birthday in 2019. Online exhibition:Exhibition Joke Raes and Jonas Vansteenkiste: Synergia: Contemporaray art exhibition by two young Bruges’ artists. Discover them in the museum, as well as in the city! Cactusfestival When? In view of the COVID-19-situation, specific safety measures and additional restrictions are currently in place across Belgium. 7 people follow this. July 7, 2020 Household shopping in Belgium: clothes, electronics, and more. In addition, the exhibition also shows traditional Chinese art, old clothing, centuries-old coins, a documentary and photographic report. From Saturday, February 1, 2020To Sunday, February 2, 2020, Below you will find an interactive map.Text version. Open from tuesday to sunday from 13.00 to 18.00h, Entrance Free of charge. Every Saturday, Sunday and holiday from March 15th to November 15th, and every Friday from June to September on De Dijver (in front of the Groeningemuseum) and on the Fishmarket – 10 AM to 6 PMAntique and flea market– Folklore market. March 7th – April 7th, 2020 (Concertgebouw) (music festival) – CancelledJoseph Ryelandt’s 150th: Bruges composer Joseph Ryelandt was born 150 years ago. September 12th – 13th, 2020 (city centre) – online eventOpen Monumentendag – Heritage day Flanders: Yearly recurring event, in which cities and  towns open their monuments. Les Zèbres ont signé un deuxième succès de rang. This is Bruges Beer Festival’s 13th Edition which will take place on February 1st & 2nd, 2020. So here comes a list with all events in Bruges for the year 2020! Les Zèbres ont signé un deuxième succès de rang. Heritage Day Festival: Held in January each year, Bruges opens its hidden heritage treasures in this festival. All year (Concertgebouw)Concertgebouw Circuit: You can visit the Concertgebouw and its (sound) art collection from Wednesdays to Sundays via the Visitors’ Trail, with surprising additions, such as a huge sound model of the building and a musical postcard. July 10th, 2020 (Burg)Flemish national day: On July 11th the Flemish part of Belgian celebrates its national day. Young bands compete to win the Rock Rally trophee. MA Festival 2020: Your Window into Early Music; MA Festival 2020: Your Window into Early Music. May 20th – 24th, 2020 (Concertgebouw) – CancelledGold: Festival of classical polyphone music. The museum recently acquired a seventh masterpiece by Hans Memling which will also be on show. Due to corona, all large events untill the end of August are cancelled. A great event for all beer lovers and affecionados. Knowing the correct dates helps tourists to plan certain events into their trip to Bruges. Pour cette 13ème édition, 90 brasseries seront présentes et plus de 600 bières pourront être dégustées. The event programs often big national and international pop and rock bands, but it's also a good place to get to know some new names. Two synthesizer masters, Alessandro Cortini and David Martijn – both inspired by his ‘fewer notes, more expressiveness’ – further immerse us in a musical trance. Saturday, August 15th, 2020 (city centre) – CancelledBenenwerk: On one Saturday evening in August, the city centre becomes one large ballroom, with several styles of music on different squares and parks of Bruges. A portrait of a Bruges composer:  7 April 2020 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of the composer Joseph Ryelandt. Bruges Beer Festival 2020. A memorable occasion, made even more unforgettable because in 2020 we will be feting our guest of honour Philippe Herreweghe, whose Collegium Vocale Gent is celebrating its 50th birthday. Personal contact with musicians and fellow audience members gives the listening experience an extra dimension. For some events you might need to buy tickets and knowing about it in advance can help avoid disappointments when the event sells out. ( Log uit /  Au total plus de 10000 visiteurs sont attendus. January 15 to 19th, 2020 (Concertgebouw) (music festival)Bach Academy: In this years tenth Bach festival everything revolves around Bach’s private life and on that of his family. (acces is free, you buy tokens for beer samples of 15 cl). On the second day of the festival, we visit French composer Erik Satie, who grew from a forgotten eccentric into an enigmatic cult hero. It is also how both artists approach their friendship and the visual dialogue they develop here. June 4th to June 7th, 2020 (Concertgebouw) (music festival)- CancelledBudapest festival: The many sides of Iván Fischer. This years edition will be a culinary trip along several of Bruges’ top restaurants. Every year on Ascension Day, thousands of people gather in Bruges to celebrate the day when the Relic of the Holy Blood was brought to the city. Followed by fireworks or light show at midnight. Vul je gegevens in of klik op een icoon om in te loggen. 7 people like this. August 28th, November 29th, 2020 (City archive Bruges)Exhibition: Simon Stevin from Bruges: In the 16th and 17th centuries, Bruges-born scientist Simon Stevin brought about various revolutionary innovations in the fields of navigation, physics, architecture, urban planning and mathematics. This exhibition will familiarise you with Jan van Eyck’s Bruges period and uses authentic documents to demonstrate what kind of lifestyle the artist led in Bruges and where he lived. Chaque année, début février, la ville de Bruges accueille le Festival de la Bière (Brugs Bier Festival). A mix of extraordinarily artfully made dolls and teddy bears in combination with beautiful antiqueand old dolls and Reborn dolls will be offered for sale. The opening and final concerts start at 20.00 p.m, June 27th, 2019 (Minnewater park) – CancelledFeest in ’t park, Festival in the park: A small scale music festival organized by NGO’ s working in aid and development, and promoting solidarity, human rights, fair trade and world peace. ( Log uit /  … Starts at 8:45 PM. Needcompany was founded by Jan Lauwers and Grace Ellen Barkey in 1986. Bijwerken ), Je reageert onder je Google account. The old dolls in combination with contemporary dolls,  teddy bears and other plusche animals provide an incredibly fun and interesting variation. The purpose is not to stress the element of competition but rather to stimulate the highest level of execution. ( Log uit /  He was born, worked and died in Bruges, but his music has a resonance far beyond our narrow city limits. The traditional way but also very contemporary at the same time. Saturday afternoon April 25th and Sunday April 26th, 2019 (city centre) – CancelledErfgoeddag – Heritage day: Yearly recurring event, where you can visit monuments and historical sites organized around a theme. Visit:Walk in Bruges – Your private guide in Bruges. March 19th – November 8th, 2020 (Arentshuis) (exhibition)Joseph Ryelandt at home. See you this summer somewhere down the gypsy road. The exhibition also focuses on Joris van der Paele who had an impressive career at the Roman Curia during an extremely turbulent period. Crossing Cultures embraces jazz influences from all over the world and from all genres of music. Wim Lybaert will select seasonal products, the top chefs will create dishes, and you can visit these restaurants and try these dishes. November 3rd – 27th, 2020( Cinema Lumiere) CancelledHolebi film festival: Where gays, lesbians, transgenders … can meet, and where we put gender diversity at the centre of the attention. This year’s 13th edition of the festival is scheduled to run on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 February. The program includes concerts, master classes, conferences, visits in the region, exhibitions, instrument market, and international competitions that concentrates in a three-year cycle on organ, harpsichord, pianoforte and other period instruments, vocals, and baroque ensembles. The Cactus festival line up for 2020 has not yet been announced. This is one of the few, if not only, festivals in the world where all seven Belgian & Dutch Trappist beers are available, including the elusive Westvleteren. Tuesday – Sunday: 09:30 – 17:00. Anima: The Brussels Animation Film Festival. These summer concerts attract a lot of listeners to the inner courtyard of the Belfry. The event brings, to the city, artists who share their work in a variety of artistic fields such as video, architecture, photography and other media. You need to make a reservations before your visit on the website of Musea Bruges. Take good care of yourself and each other and keep it safe and healthy. This entry was posted on 5 januari 2020, in, An impressive exhibition of the terracotta army of the first emperor of China – one of the world’s most important archaeological discoveries! December 13-14-19-20, 2020 (Museum of Folk Life, Balstraat)The Midwintershop replaces the Midwinterfestival: You can buy handmade Christmas gifts at a shop in the museum of Folk Life between 9:30 AM and 5 PM. During the parade you can make a small contribution to a local charity. Snow and Ice Sculpture Festival: Well renowned for its craftwork, it is interesting to see beautifully carved snow structures made by artistes from Bruges.Held in November through January. August 15th, 2020 (start at the Church of the Blindekens, end at the church of the Potterie) – PostponedBrugse Belofte or the Procession of the Blindekens: A historical and religious procession that takes place in Bruges since 1304, when the citizens of Bruges made a promise to carry a 36 pound candle in procession to Our Lady of the Potterie. 40 check-ins. His connection with Bruges could hardly be more intimate: he was born here, he lived here, he was Director of the Bruges Conservatory, he died here and he is buried here. August 9th, 2020 – CancelledVélo Baroque: a bicycle route from Bruges to Lissewege with open air classical music concerts along the way. Weekend Bruxelles & Bruges & Festival de la Bière 2020 Samedi 1 février 2020 à 08:15 When is the Bruges Beer Festival 2020? You need to make reservations in advance via the website of Musea Bruges. With around 91 brewers in attendance, you are bound to get treated with some exotic Belgian Beers. Impossible not to move on this open air music event! The exhibition at Site Oud Sint-Jan shows 70 full size replica figures, including various ranks of warriors, impressive chariots and horses. Alles wat ertoe doet in het leven. In the exhibition, WORKac focuses on its own projects and such key concepts as sustainability and circular architecture, urban farming, zero emission buildings and zero waste. (program follows later). Just pitch your tent and enjoy the festival atmosphere. Samedi 1 février 2020 à 08:15 Weekend Bruxelles & Bruges & Festival de la Bière 2020 Complet ! You can taste over 350 beers at the festival and 15,000 people will join you in sampling this epic range of beers in historic Bruges. Pour l’édition 2020, le coronavirus a contraint les organisateurs à annuler le festival. Local Business in Bruges, Aquitaine, France. (entrance free of charge), December 5th – January 26th, 2020 (Poortersloge) (Exhibition)Exhibition ‘Groetjes uit Molenbeek’: Greetings from Molenbeek offers a layered insight into the visual work of Needcompany, the company which is curating the contemporary dance festival December Dance in 2019. Entry to the Bruges Beer Festival 2020. Bruges voices from the renaissance. They are open to young, highly qualified performers from all over the world, who specialize in the historically informed performance practice. December 31st, 2020, 10:45 PM to 1 AM (Het Zand) CancelledNew Years Eve – Bruges sings: Bruges welcomes the new year with a songfest featuring the most popular hits of recent years. Gentse feesten in Ghent, Belgium 17 – 26 July 2020 (Cancelled) March 24, 2020 / by Roger. Goethe once defined the string quartet as ‘four rational gentlemen conversing with each other’. Fortunately, they no longer have to be men, but the spirit of his law still applies: for chamber music, you gather together. During his lifetime, Ryelandt’s music was popular both in Belgium and abroad and nowadays he is rated as one of the leading composers of the Belgian fin de siècle. But concerts, flea markets or sport events are not limited by language barriers. There is a curfew between midnight and 5 AM ( and between 10 PM and 6 AM in the Walloon and Brussels area). These are considered to be masterpieces amongst the artwork of the Flemish primitives. In May, Bruges will become the world capital of the accordion during the Airbag festival. Het feeërieke Minnewaterpark wordt het kruispunt van muzikale stijlen en culturen: een trefpunt van internationaal gereputeerde artiesten, muzikale nieuwlichters met toekomst ën een muzikaal ruimdenkend publiek.