Brussels events 2013

We are very excited to bring you our Brussels event calendar with all the best and more colourful events taking place in Brussels during 2013. Art, design, food, music, sport, party, beer, business and lot more. If you are looking for the most interesting events, Brussels is the city you want to go to! Come to visit the city and enjoy some of these great events during your stay at our hotel close to avenue Louise.

Events in Brussels 2013:
January
1st – 13th: Jules Wabbes – Furniture designer
The exhibition includes original drawings and photographs of Jules Wabbes, one of the leading Belgian furniture designers of the post-war period. Many unique pieces of furniture and a number of prototypes never exhibited before.

1st – 20th: Glenn Murcutt – Architecture for place
The exhibition shows Murcutt’s specific position in the development of modern architecture that is characterized by a strong relationship to traditional building techniques combined with the use of local materials.

February
8th -28th: Brussels brunfaut’s progressist architects
In 2013 Brunfaut’s an exhibition about Belgian architecture from the modernist period. This is another exhibition in the thematic cycle around Belgian architecture of recent times.

March
2nd: Museum night fever
20 of the most prominent museums in Brussels will open their doors to the public during the night. An enchanted evening full of exhibitions, music, performances, and workshops. Shuttles are available for transportation across the city.

April
Whole month: Art Brussels
Each year more than 25,000 people gather at this contemporary art venue, where 150 carefully chosen international galleries showcase the work of established artists and young talent.

May
18th: Gay pride
Brussels gay pride started out as pink Saturday in the 1980s and now signals the start of the gay and lesbian summer. Around 20,000 people parade through the capital, and parties fill the pride rainbow village in Brussels’ St Jacques district.

24th -26th: Brussels Jazz Marathon 2013
For the 17th time, the Brussels jazz marathon weekend will be the annual rendezvous for jazz music lovers. 125 free concerts and more than 450 musicians await you on the biggest squares in Brussels.

June
28th – 30th: Couleur Café
If you are looking for colour in Brussels this is your event. Coulour Café is just as colourful as our hotel. You’ll find the best music from the Caribbean, Africa and Latin America!

Tba: Brussels wine week
Red, white and rose wines will be put forward during one week. Novices, amateurs, wine lovers, professional, everyone will be charmed.

July
Mid July: the midi fair
This traditional fair extends along the small ring road, on the boulevard du midi, near the midi train station. The midi fair now counts more than 130 diverse attractions both for young and old.

August
18th: Brussels Summer Festival 2013
The Brussels Summer Festival is a big cultural and popular feast, which counts on diverse artistic disciplines: theatre, music, street animations emphasizing the architectural heritage.

31st – September 2nd: Belgian beer weekend
Come visit the Belgian beer café stand at the 14th edition of the Belgian beer weekend in Brussels! More than 50 Belgian brewers will welcome beer lovers from all over the world.

September
TBA: Eat! Brussels
This is the place to be for all food lovers! The capital of Europe invites you to taste many different sides of Brussels and Belgium!

24th – 27th: Label expo
Label expo Europe 2013 is the world’s largest event for the label and package printing industry. The scale of the show is staggering: seven halls and over 550 exhibitors.

October
4th -7th: Fotofever
Many galleries from Europe present the best of contemporary photographic and video creation. This is the second European photography art fair that settles in Brussels.

7th -10th: Open days 2013
The open days-European week of regions and cities is the key annual event for regional and local authorities. In 2013, open days will consist of between 90 and 100 workshops, debates, and networking activities attended by some 6 000 participants.

November
TBA: 1st ice & snow sculptures festival
For the first time in Brussels there will be a festival with very particular sculptures. The incredible artists working at 0º will amaze you with their works!

December
Entire month: Brussels winter wonders
Winter wonder animates the heart of Brussels in December, during Christmas and at the beginning of the New Year. Brussels Christmas markets stretch about 2 km through Brussels with a charming series of shops, chalets, attractions, activities and terraces.

TBA: Nuit blanche
A cultural event, open to all and free. Already on its 11th edition, the aim of this event is to rediscover the city of Brussels from a new perspective. It is a night to get together, to share unusual and creative aspects of the contemporary creative scene in a warm and festive atmosphere that encourages discovery and wonder.

The Pantone Hotel invites you to experience the city of Brussels through a lens of colour and a spectrum of comforts. Our Brussels design hotel is the perfect place to stay for art lovers.

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