Eddy Merckx - Jacques Anquetil

Brussels was chosen to host the start of the Tour de France in 2019. For the second time, the capital will receive the start of the Tour, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Tour victory of Eddy Merckx in 1969. The first stage on Saturday 6 July 2019 goes from Brussels via Charleroi back to Brussels.

Group purchase of energy

The City of Brussels, in collaboration with the energy advice platform Wikipower, is launching a group purchase of natural gas and 100% green electricity from 15 January to 28 February 2018. This operation is aimed at all residents from Brussels and makes it possible to save up to 225 euros per year on the energy bill.

2016 - Grouped housing (Pierre Blondel Architects / Potelier)

The call for candidacies for the traditional Brussels Horta Architecture Prize is running till 15 February 2018. This architectural prize, which is organized every two years, is intended to reward recent remarkable architectural works in the 19 municipalities of the Brussels Capital Region.


The City of Brussels organizes sports camps for children between 8 and 16 years during the carnival and Easter holidays. Registration is required.

City of Brussels

The City of Brussels offers support to initiatives of local associations active in equal opportunities. The grant process takes on a structured and fair way. Therefore, the associations of Brussels are asked each year to fill in a subsidy form.


Future tenants of the Property Management Agency must renew their registration in January 2018. Otherwise they will be deleted from the seniority register. This renewal, each year in January, can be done online.