BRAFA: Triumph of Muses

Brussels 05.02.2023 The inspiration reigns at this new edition of BRAFA. Since opening its doors on Sunday, January 29, the Fair has attracted flows of visitors from Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, England and even from the other side of the Atlantic, from the United States. “There is a real sense of general…

BRAFA 2023: encounter with masterpieces

Brussels 27.01.2023 The Brussels Antique Art Fair (BRAFA) welcomes collectors and art lovers from January 29th to February 5th, 2023, at Brussels Expo in Art Nouveau style setting The theme has been chosen as a sign of appreciating of Volume Architecture association, celebrating this year 20 years of collaboration with the BRAFA. The Fair is…

Spain: biggest EU wine producer

Brusssels 06.01.2023 The Spanish wine industry is a symbol of tradition and excellence. The wine sector plays a fundamental role in Spanish economy and culture, due to its contribution to activity, employment and exports but also because of how extensively wines are grown and its regional importance, making it a driving force for environmental conservation…

EU: Fur-free Europe million+ signatures

Brussels 07.12.2022 More than a million European citizens have signed the Petition “FUR-Free Europe” to stop the cruel Cave Age practice of wearing fur. The barbaric tradition of skinning animals for their fur coats is not only outdated and barbaric, but it is also contradictory to the EU Treaty, clearly stating in the Article 13…

MEPs discuss FUR FREE EUROPE

Brussels 09.10.2022 European Parliament: a first conversation on “Fur Free Europe”.A clear message of support from MEPs calling for a future without fur, while the ECI “Fur Free Europe” reaches more than 400,000 signatures in less than five months. The Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals held a dedicated meeting in Strasbourg on…

BRAFA Art Fair to resume in January 2023

Brussels 04.10.2022 The Brussels Fine Arts Fair fair will take place from Sunday January 29th to Sunday February 5th at Brussels Expo, Heysel, the organisers report. According to them 130 exhibitors will participate in the 68th edition of BRAFA, which is back on the international art fair calendar. It’s a wrap: #BRAFA2022 has concluded a…

Wolf attacked Ursula vd Leyen’s pony

Brussels 02.09.2022 European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen’s favorite pony died attacked by a wolf, German media reported. Schlimme Nachrichten aus der Region Hannover: Ein Wolf hat das 30-jährige Pony Dolly von Ursula #vonderLeyen getötet. Die Familie der EU-Kommissionspräsidentin ist „fürchterlich mitgenommen“ von der Nachricht aus Beinhorn bei Burgdorf. https://t.co/YtiYf1FuqC — HAZ (@HAZ) September…

Estonian PM against Russian tourists

Brussels 24.08.2022 Estonia joined calls of Finland and Latvia to the EU to close its borders to Russian tourists, echoing a warning from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Explained to @BILD why it should be unacceptable for us in Europe that Russian citizens are able to travel in the EU on tourist trips, as at the…

No health benefits from alcohol

Brussels 16.07.2022 There are no health benefits from alcohol consumption in people under 39, according to a new global study published in medical journal The Lancet. "Our message is simple: young people should not drink, but older people may benefit from drinking small amounts," says Dr Emmanuela Gakidou, professor of health metrics sciences at the…

EU: ban on trophy hunting imports call

Strasbourg 06.07.2022 137 NGOs around the world call for a ban on hunting trophy imports BRUSSELS (July 6, 2022)—In a joint position paper, 137 conservation and animal protection organizations from all around the world, including 45 NGOs from African countries, speak out against trophy hunting and urge policymakers to ban imports. #EndangeredSpeciesDay🐘🦁🐻‍❄️- time to put…