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In Brussels, the capital of Belgium, the City and the Region joined to promote tourism.
The tourist information desk VisitBrussels (formerly Brussels International - Tourism and Congress) is situated in:
Kinky & Cosy, the two twin sisters from the comics series of Nix, are now part of the comic book route of the City. Their comic book wall at the Rue des Bogards 19 was inaugurated on Wednesday 22 June. Discover the whole route with more than 40 comic book walls here.
The City of Brussels takes two measures to support the stores at the start of the sales on 1 July 2016: free parking in the Pentagon the first two Saturdays of the summer sales and a free shopping bus that connects the upper town with the lower town. A parking service is also being tested.
On Saturday 25 June, the new comic book wall 'Parchis' was inaugurated at the Parckfarm at Tour & Taxis. The Parchis fresco is an adaptation of the print that artist Peter Willems made in 2014 as part of Parckdesign, in which a local version of the Moroccan game Parchis was created. Discover the whole strip route with more than 40 murals.
The City of Brussels opens the 'pop-up BXLoveSummer', a temporary shop at the Place de la Bourse. The pop-up store focuses on the dynamics of Brussels during the summer, but it also offers information on the design of the pedestrian zone. The store is open until 31 August 2016, each day from 11 am to 8 pm.
In Belgium, a trader can only sell products under the name 'sales' ('solden' in Dutch, 'soldes' in French) twice a year. Both periods of sales are determined by law. The second period begins on Friday 1 July and ends on 31 July 2016.