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Couleur Café: your summer kick off!

Couleur Café is a music festival dedicated to all currents of urban music across the world including r&b, hiphop, world, dubstep, afro, soul, reggae, ragga, dub, dancehall, reggaeton, latin, salsa, rock, electro… It is definitely an urban festival anchored in the heart of Brussels and its social reality.
The impressive industrial site of Tour & Taxis, with its unique buildings is the perfect spot for this festival that reflects the European Capital’s population diversity and mixes of cultures, a festival that will have you travel without having to leave the city. It is also a place where 4 musicals stages cohabitate with an art exhibition, 50 world kitchen stalls, a flea market, dance classes, brass bands and a Solidarity Village. Started in 1990, Couleur Café spreads nowadays over 3 festive summer nights and gather each year over 75 000 visitors around tolerance and understanding in a cheerful, colorful and merry atmosphere. This year’s edition will take place on 28, 29 and 30 June 2013.
Past acts include: James Brown, Selah Sue, Alborosie, Ben Harper, Nas & Damian Marley, Tracy Chapman, Janelle Monáe, Youssou ‘N Dour, Mory Kante, Erykah Badu, Ziggy Marley, UB40, DJ Shadow, Sean Paul, Kelis, N’Faly Kouyaté, Neville Brothers, Maceo Parker, George Clinton, Alpha Blondy, The Roots, Johnny Clegg, Keny Arkana, Rachid Taha, Ayo, Adrian Sherwood, Method Man & Redman, Yuri Buenaventura, Arsenal, Ismaël Lo, Cassius, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Snoop Dogg, Salif Keita, Zap Mama, Ojos de Brujo, Keziah Jones, Amadou & Mariam, Emir Kusturica, Cesaria Evora, Tiken Jah Fakoly, Zucchero, Jimmy Cliff, Michael Franti, Herbie Hancock & many more!
More info : www.couleurcafe.be

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The Midi Fair from 14/07/2013 until 19/08/2013

 | Hotel De France Brussels Belgium | The Midi Fair from 14/07/2013 until 19/08/2013

The Midi Fair is open from sunday the 14 of July until monday the 19th of August 2013.

Every day from 3pm until 1am.
Weekends from 3pm until 2am.
Eve of bank holidays from 3pm until 2am.

Blvd du Midi, 1000 Brussels, between the Porte de Halle and the Porte d’Anderlecht.


Website: www.foiredumidi.be/FR/

The Brussels Summer Festival from 09/08/2013 until 18/08/2013

 | Hotel De France Brussels Belgium | The Brussels Summer Festival from 09/08/2013 until 18/08/2013

The Brussels Summer Festival (BSF) can boast about being the most important cultural event in Brussels. A festival you can enjoy right at the heart of the city.

From this year the festival will be hosted in the area of the « Place des Palais », «Place du Musée » and « Mont des Arts » in the heart of the capital of Europe. BSF boasts increasing popularity in Belgium and abroad. It has without a doubt established itself as a multi-cultural, festive and popular event.
The Brussels Summer Festival is « 10 days of music » … « & Much More » !


Website: www.bsf.be/accueil