Agenda from April 7 to 13

Article published on April 9, 2008
Article published on April 9, 2008
Monday, wake up on latino beat, Tuesday, debate on the European commercial policy, Wednesday, chat with the president of the European Commission. It's time as well for a wonderful preview of the European art of tomorrow, a rendez-vous with two immigrants, and a documentary on the role of Belgium in the World War II.

Debate: CHAT WITH JOSE MANUEL BARROSO, PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION (in French)

barroso_ok_afp220.jpgThe newspaper, "Le Soir" and the "Mouvement Européen-Belgique" give you the opportunity to chat with the president of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso. The debate chaired by Maroun Labaki, journalist at "Le Soir", will end by a drink.

date: April 9 (from 8 to 10 pm)

location: Berlaymont press room (European Commission - rue de la loi, 1000 Brussels)

booking: required, before April 3, via web

entrance fees: free

web: www.lesoir.be/Form/barroso.html

Conference: "LA POLITIQUE COMMERCIALE EN QUETE DE NOUVELLES OPTIONS" (in French)

euflags.jpgThe association "Confrontations Europe" organizes a conference on the commercial policy of the European Union, with the contribution of Gaspard Frontini, Head economist of DG commerce at the European Commission.

date: April 8 (from 12pm to 2pm30)

location: Bruegel's office (33, rue de la charité, Brussels)

booking: sign up to Ursula Serafin by phone

tarif: unknown

phone: 02/506.88.61

web: www.confrontations.org

Exhibition: NO BORDERS

aff_noborders.jpgGraduated from several art schools, about thirty students from 22 European states present some of their works selected by European critics and art professionals. Don't miss this wonderful preview of the European art of tomorrow.

date: until April 27 (11am to 6pm (8pm on Thursday))

location: La Centrale électrique (Place Sainte-Catherine 44, 1000 Brussels)

booking: none

entrance fees: from 2 to 5€

phone: 02/279.64.44

web: www.brupass.be

Theater: DIALOGUE D'EXILES, by Bertolt Brecht (in French)

41_dialogues_d_exiles.jpg "Deux exilés, Kalle, l'ouvrier, et Ziffel, le physicien, se retrouvent au buffet de la gare d'Helsingfors pour parler, boire des bières, fumer, faire quelques pas, et discuter à perdre haleine ! Tous deux jubilent dans une passion commune pour le rejet de l'uniformisation et la pensée critique avec humour et gravité."

date: from April 8 to May 3

location: Théatre Le Public (rue Braemt 64, Brussels)

booking: required via web

entrance fees: 8€ to21€

phone: 0800/944.44

web: www.theatrelepublic.be

Cinéma: MODUS OPERANDI

modus_opernadi.jpg "De 1942 à 1944, 24.916 Juifs, hommes, femmes et enfants, ont été déportés de Belgique vers Auschwitz. Seuls 1.206 d’entre eux en sont revenus. Une poignée de nazis ont mis en place la persécution des Juifs de Belgique avec l’appui volontaire ou inconscient de certaines autorités belges. Comment ? C’est l’histoire de ce film. C’est notre histoire, à chacun d’entre nous."

date: April 7/8 (2pm20 or 7pm20 (07), 6pm55 (08))

location: Vendôme

booking: none

entrance fees: 5€50 to 7€50

phone: 02/502.37.00

web: www.cinebel.be

Festival: THE BRUSSELS TANGO FESTIVAL

tango.jpgDo you need sun during this chilling April? The international tango festival is the solution! For a tango workshop or for a dance-show, the association "Alma del Sur" will welcome you everywhere in Brussels until Monday night.

date: April 03 to 07

location: Brussels (different spot every night, check on internet)

booking: required for workshops, via email brusselstangofestival@gmail.com

entrance fees: 15€ to 20€ (to attend shows)

web: www.brusselstangofestival.be or blog.brusselstangofestival.be