On 12th July, the annual Belgian Parade at the Cenotaph in Whitehall took place. On this occasion, HRH Prince Laurent, representing the Belgian King, laid a wreath at the monument. The ceremony was also attended by the Belgian Defence Minister and the UK vice-Minister of Defence, various British and Belgian civil and military authorities and veterans as well as detachments from military education establishments.
Dans la série des visites officielles du roi Philippe et de la reine Mathilde des différentes capitales européennes, le 13 mars, c’était au tour de Londres. Pour leur journée dans la capitale, le couple royal était accompagné du ministre Didier Reynders.
Last weekend provided football for players and spectators of all ages in Glasgow and at Wembley. The 0-2 victory of the Red Devils in Scotland brings them one step closer to next year’s World Cup in Brazil. In London, the 14th edition of the Danone Nations Cup, the greatest football competition dedicated to children (10 to 12 years old), took place at Wembley Stadium on 7 September.
This year’s 21 July celebrations in Brussels took on extra dimensions with the abdication of H.M. King Albert II following a 20-year reign and the swearing in of his son Philippe as seventh King of the Belgians.
On 25 June, some 30 Belgian academics based at various universities in the UK gathered at the Residence of the Belgian Ambassador in London for the fourth time since the launch of this initiative in academic diplomacy in 2010.
Four years ago, Geert Allaert, CEO of Music Hall Entertainment Group Belgium, decided to create the arena spectacular ‘Peter Pan, the Never Ending Story’. At that time, he had no idea that eventually he would be promoting this incredible live adventure across 15 major European cities.