Brussels is the new Berlin

According to the New York Times, Brussels has become one of those cities that offers fertile grounds for creative talent. Artists, independent hoteliers and architects have migrated in large numbers to our capital city. Apparently the city’s low rent and mentality play a large role in this.

'Belgians are avant-gardist’

Isabelle Thiltgès is a sculptor from Brussels. She lived in Paris for 30 years and is convinced that life in Brussels is easier. She also considers the mentality to be ‘more open than in Paris’. `Belgians are avant-gardist and a bit ahead of the rest of Europe’, she believes.
After the `lockdown’ in Brussels, we thus say: Thank you, New York Times!

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