Liège

Liège, Belgium

« Vive la France! ». French President François Hollande (born 1954) gets a warm welcome from Belgian crowds while he goes on a walkabout in Liege for the ceremonies that commemorate the beginning of World War I. August 2014. « Vive la France ! ». Le Président de la République Française, François Hollande (né en 1954) reçoit un accueil…

Liege

Liege, Belgium

The French soprano Alexia Cousin (born 1979) leaves the stage of the Liege Philharmonic Hall, followed by conductor Louis Langrée (born 1961). She is an up-and-coming singer who seems to be able to sing the most difficult parts. However, a year later, her agent would announce that she had made the decision to end her…

Gand

Ghent, Belgium

A group of scouts meets in front of the belfry of Ghent. Ghent was one of the largest and richest cities of northern Europe in the Middle Ages. May 2011. Un groupe de scouts se retrouve devant le beffroi de Gand. Gand a été une des plus grandes et plus riches villes d’Europe du Nord…

Bruxelles

Brussels, Belgium

This looks like a Sci-Fi scene from a Stanley Kubrick movie. These people are just visitors inside the Brussels Atomium. The Atomium was built for the 1958 World’s Fair and it has the shape of a unit cell of an iron crystal. May 2011. Cela a l’air d’une scène de science fiction dans un film…

Liège, Belgium

Elio di Rupo (born 1951), the Prime Minister of Belgium, greets the crowd outside the Prince-Bishops’ Palace in Liège. He is also known for his bow-ties that he wears on all occasions. August 2014. Elio di Rupo (né en 1951), Premier Ministre belge, salue la foule à l’extérieur du Palais des Princes-Évêques de Liège. On…

Liege, Belgium

The new Liege Guillemins railway station was designed by the architect Santiago Calatrava and officially opened in September 2009. Passengers are impressed by the majesty of the 160 metres long arch. June 2014. La nouvelle gare de Liège-Guillemins a été conçue par l’architecte Santiago Calatrava et officiellement inaugurée en septembre 2009. Les passagers sont impressionnés…