The three kilometers long beer pipeline through Bruges is world's first
The Adornes family
The Adornes family originates from the Italian city of Genoa. Its best-known descendant is Anselm Adornes, who in the fifteenth century became an influential businessman, diplomat and knight. In that same century, the family built up the Adornes estate, which consisted of a mansion, several almshouses and the Jerusalem Chapel.
This because of the 600th anniversary of the Royal St. Sebastian’s Archers Guild. Also Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium will be present for the celebrations together with the Queens Life Guards and British Grenadier Guards.
The products of 'Le Pain Quotidien' (The Daily Bread in English) are well known in the mean time. The company, founded in Brussels on 26th of October 1990 by Alain Coumont, currently operates more than 220 bakery-restaurant locations worldwide in 17 countries.
Concerts on the Burg The stately Burg square serves as perfect scenery for four free concert evening. On Friday 29 July, the square is covered in a jazzy/r&b-atmosphere with Okon & The Movement, followed by the extraordinary José James, the leading jazz vocalist of the hiphop generation.
On Saturday 30 July, we launch the party evening with the Jamaican Jazz Orchestra and their mix of jazz, ska and reggae; the ideal choice to prepare the square for Tiken Jah Fakoly, pioneer of the African Reggae movement.
Every summer, it presents and creates a wide range of activities in the historical setting of Bruges and its surroundings. These activities include a thematic concert series, grounded in a coherent and through-provoking dramaturgy; the prestigious International Competitions Musica Antiqua for young baroque soloists; a series of Fringe concerts for young and promising ensembles; and a specialist exhibition of historical instruments. MAfestival cares about young artists and provides them with intense guidance by drawing on its wide international network.