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Tourisme

It's finally here!  After the map of the EASTERN part, which was launched earlier this year, the map of the WESTERN part of Wallonie picarde is now available for sale.  This map enables you to discover the other half of...

Europe

In mid-2017, telephone operators will have no choice but to abolish the roaming costs between European countries.  This decision was accompanied by the very first European rules dictating the conduct of operators with...

It’s a first:  starting in September, multiculturalism and bilingualism will take centre stage at the Vives university college in Kortrijk.  The college has entered into a cooperation with teaching institutions of...

On Thursday 2 July at 9 a.m.,  the Lille 3 university library  will present its new Dutch-language literary holdings at the Espace Vie Etudiante in Villeneuve d’Ascq. Following the closure of the Institut néerlandais de...

Wallonie Picarde has been designated partner territory of Mons, European Capital of Culture 2015. On this occasion, "400 Coups" is organised: from 2 August to 13 September, citizens can experience the cultural dynamics...

DaarDaar is a new web site on which articles from the Flemish press, translated into French, are published every day.   The site enables the French-speaking public to read an extensive selection of articles on various themes...

Thanks to the European Funds large-scale projects in Wallonie Picarde can be financed.  In Tournai, for instance, approximately 7 million euro will be invested in Tournai Expo.  In Mouscron, a little over 6 million euro...

La Voix du Nord, the leading newspaper in northern France, has devoted its front page and a four-page report to cross-border work in its weekend special. The local daily focuses on the opportunities available on the other side of...

The Ecole des Ursulines at Tournai has always cultivated a passion for theatre and organises performances on a regular basis. It is a unique opportunity for the language immersion department to combine art and language in...

Did the cat eat the canary on this sunny Sunday in Ypres? On 10 May, this city in the Westhoek region was the setting for the 44th cat parade, an event that is organised every three years. The 50,000 spectators could enjoy an...