The Eurometropolis and its partners celebrate 300 years of sharing a border !

“The border that used to divide now unites”.


Starting from this truth and co-ordinated by the Département du Nord and the Province of West Flanders, 12 French and Belgian partners, among whom the Eurometropolis Lille-Kortrijk-Tournai, celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Treaty of Utrecht (1713), which laid down the French-Belgian border almost as we know it today.

Throughout the year local residents and visitors will be able to enjoy an abundance of artistic and festive initiatives, which will highlight the common heritage and cultural traditions of the cross-border region.


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