Discover Benelux | Contents
Contents FEBRUARY 2017
COVER INTERVIEW 48
48 Baloji Since bursting onto the hip-hop scene almost two decades ago, the Belgian-Congolese musician Baloji has scooped a bevy of ‘Les Octaves de la Musique’ awards and performed all over the world. We caught up with the multi-talented musician and director to discuss music, movies and the marriage between his Belgian and Congolese identities.
We put the spotlight on the Benelux businesses that you really need to know about.
East of the Netherlands Special We present our highlights in the provinces of Drenthe, Overijssel and Gelderland, as well as zooming in on must-see cities such as Zwolle and Nijmegen.
Tom Lanoye Interview Discover Benelux spoke to renowned Flemish writer Tom Lanoye, whose bestseller Speechless has been adapted into a new film, due for release next month.
Benelux Beats We caught up with Sun Glitters, an electronic musical maestro from Luxembourg who has taken the world by storm.
A Taste of Belgium With their world-famous chocolates and beers, Belgium is undoubtedly a gourmet paradise. But, of course, there is much more to the country’s food and drink scene, as our mouthwatering special proves. Bon appétit!
Willemijn Verkaik Interview This month, Willemijn Verkaik is back in London performing the role of Elphaba in the hit musical Wicked. We caught up with the Dutch singer and actress to discuss green faces and green spaces.
Discover Ghent From world-class museums to excellent restaurants and stunning canal-side architecture, Ghent has it all. Get ready for an unforgettable city trip with our top picks.
Castles in Belgium & Luxembourg Belgium and neighbouring Luxembourg are home to some of Europe’s finest castles. Whether you are a history buff, art aficionado or a lover of fine food, our selection of captivating castles all offer visitors a unique experience.
Amsterdam Fashion Week Twice a year, the fashion pack head to Amsterdam as Dutch and Belgian designers showcase their latest collections. We present highlights from the Fall/Winter 2017 shows, which took place last month.
Company profiles, regulars and more
DON’T MISS 6 Fashion Picks | 10 Desirable Designs 78 Out & About | 85 Columns
North and South Holland Highlights From charming old villages to grand cities and postcard-worthy scenery, we present our highlights of this popular tourist region.
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Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.