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Out & About This part of the year is amazingly colourful, as is clearly visible in the events we have selected for you on these pages. Carnivals, World Championships and Chinese New Year Celebrations – now is the time to embrace all the bright and dazzling nuances of the Benelux region. TEXT: STINE WANNEBO |  PRESS PHOTOS

Museum of Memories Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, 5-6 February This  thought-provoking  and  honest  performance at the CarréRotondes is centred on memories, the importance of recollection and the ability to remember. “Between ourselves and nothing, is the ability to remember.” Performers will be reconstructing lives that have ended, telling stories about the people they have lost with warmth, humour  and  music.  The  mesmerising  museum building is movable and entirely constructed out of 70 square metres of rusty drawers. The performance is by New In-

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ternational Encounter (NIE) which has won awards for their mixture of physical theatre, multiple languages, live music and storytelling.    www.rotondes.lu Salon du Chocolat Brussels, Belgium, 6-8 February Probably the largest chocolate event in the world,  this  mouth-watering  feast  returns to  the  Brussels  Expo  this  month.  Be amazed by the variation of sweet creations and flavours when the world of cacao producers, chocolate artists and consumers

come  together  to  celebrate  dark  brown gold. Visitors can try their hands at making chocolate, watch live cooking demonstrations  or  find  their  inner  artist  to  make chocolate sculptures. The highlight of the weekend  is  of  course  the  world  famous fashion show featuring gorgeous dresses made  out  of  the  purest,  most  delicious chocolate.  www.brussels.salon-du-chocolat.com Step into the Renaissance Brussels, Belgium, 6 February – 17 May For the first time in any museum for over

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Discover Benelux, Issue 14, February 2015  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg and France.

Discover Benelux, Issue 14, February 2015  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg and France.