Europe & international
European capital, international city, Brussels is also visited by numerous tourists all year long.
The territory of the City of Brussels is home to the seats of the most important European institutions (European Commission and Council of the European Union). International institutions and companies are also located in Brussels.
Brussels is also an international city. The history of the city, its architectural heritage, its cultural life, its shops and restaurants attract tourists of many countries.
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On Sunday 25 May 2014 the members of the European Parliament will be elected in the various member states of the European Union. If a citizen of a member state of the European Union lives in Belgium but is not of Belgian nationality, he or she may participate in the election of the European Parliament and vote for candidates on the Belgian lists.
From 22 February to 27 April 2014, at the Museum of the Botanique.
From 17 March to 30 June 2014 at the Dexia Art Center.
On Sunday 27 April 2014, from 2 pm to 6 pm, Manneken-Pis honors Portugal.
On 30 April 2014, from 5:30 pm to 6 pm, Manneken-Pis honors the Finnish association Suomi-Klubi.
On 9 May 2014, from 9 am to 4 pm, Manneken-Pis will dress like a European.
On Thursday 15 May 2014 at 8:30 pm at the Grand-Place of Brussels.
On Saturday 17 May 2014, from 10 am till 6 pm, at various locations in Brussels: the Festival of Europe.
On 17 May 2014, from 9 am to 6 pm, Manneken Pis will be dressed in the Norwegian national costume.
Elections on Sunday 25 May 2014
On Sunday 25 May 2014 elections will be held for the European Parliament, the Chamber of Deputies and the Parliaments of the Communities and Regions (including the Brussels Parliament). All practical info on the elections, voting as a EU citizen and voting by proxy.