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21 juin
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.
20 juin
Professor Koen Lamberts is a cognitive psychologist with an extensive track record in experimental and theoretical research on human perception and memory. He is currently deputy vice-chancellor and provost of Warwick University. In January 2014, he will take up the post of new vice-chancellor at the University of York.
21 mai
Five part series broadcast on Mondays at 9pm on BBC 2.
08 avr
In future, handmade products from Belgium are to receive a new ‘HIB – Handmade in Belgium’ label in recognition of a craftsman’s original products. On 4th April, the Belgian organisation for the self-employed ‘Unizo’, awarded the first five labels.
21 Mar
The University of York has appointed Warwick’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost, Professor Koen Lamberts, as its new Vice-Chancellor. He will take up his new post at York on 1 January 2014.
14 Mar
Professor Peter Piot, Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine since 2010, will be awarded the Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize for Medical Research, the Government of Japan has just announced. Professor Piot will formally receive the award from the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, on 1 June, the opening day of the 5th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V).
18 fév
In the context of Belgium’s current chairmanship of the Alliance, Ambassador Johan Verbeke organised on 13 February an evening of remembrance and discussion about Holocaust education at his residence.
15 fév
During the 13th National Dance Awards ceremony on 28th January 2013 at The Place in London, the ‘Stef Stefanou Award for Outstanding Company’ went to Royal Ballet Flanders. The prize was accepted by two principal dancers of the company, Aki Saito and Wim Vanlessen, who had appeared in William Forsythe’s Artifact at Sadler’s Wells last summer.
29 jan
Umicore was declared the most sustainable company in the world during the recent World Economic Forum in Davos. The Canadian independent media and investment research company Corporate Knights put the Belgian business at the top of their latest Global 100 ranking, nabbing the gold from Brazilian cosmetics company Natura and the Norwegian oil company Statoil. Umicore specialises in recycling technology and manufactures catalysts for cars which reduce pollution. It also recycles materials like gold, copper, nickel and rare metals such as palladium from used car batteries and printing plates.
08 jan
Belgium’s current generation of footballers is capturing the imagination of football fans worldwide. In England, an all-time high of 16 Belgian players are featuring in the Premier League clubs.