5/31/2022 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Consulate General of Belgium in Cape Town and Flanders Southern Africa are organising a documentary screening of "Pride is Protest" in the presence of the Flemish director Marieke Dermul on 31 May in Cape Town. The event is organised in the framework of #idahot2022. After the screening, Dermul will engage with journalist Carl Collison and the audience, in a talk led by Khanyisile Phillips. RSVP by 29 May.
5/25/2022 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Join us on Wednesday 25 May for a screening of the documentary “Pride is Protest!”, followed by reflections on the importance and relevance of the Pride movement in South Africa in a panel discussion and through poetry performances by South African and Swedish poets.
10/20/2021 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
"Save Sandra" is the Flemish/Belgian film in the European Film Festival - South Africa. A Film about Life, Death and Money…
On Wednesday 20 October (18.00 to 19.00), a live discussion will be held with directors Jan Verheyen and Lien Willaert, together with health and education activist Mark Heywood (editor, Daily Maverick, Citizen). They will discuss the film's topic: a family’s struggles against the pharmaceutical industry to gain access to medicine for their daughter.
10/7/2021 5:30 PM
In the framework of the Week of the Dutch Language celebrations, the Consulate General of Belgium in Cape Town, the Consulate General of the Netherlands in Cape Town and Flanders Southern Africa invite you to a drive-in movie in Tamboerskloof, Cape Town on 7 October at 17:30.
The film that will be shown is "Vele Hemels", a Belgian/Dutch co-production, based on a book by Griet Op De Beeck, one of the most popular authors in the Low Countries. The movie will be in Dutch, with English subtitles.
10/5/2021 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
We are very excited to bring the Week van het Nederlands to South Africa for the very first time with a programme of different activities, organised by Embassy of Belgium in Pretoria, Kingdom of the Netherlands in South Africa, Consulate General of Belgium in Cape Town and the Delegation of Flanders, in cooperation with Sasnev, the SAVN and the Vrystaat Kunstefees. One of the events not to be missed is a literary conversation which takes place on Tuesday 5 October from 16.30-17.30. Nigerian author Chika Unigwe, who lived in Flanders for 18 years, and Dutch poet Alfred Schaffer, currently lecturing at the University of Stellenbosch, look at language and identity and the significance of the Dutch language in their works as author and poet respectively
With the sustainable development goals towards an inclusive workplace
5/27/2021 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Join us for a seminar on Thursday 27 May 2021 on sustainability & LGBT inclusion: With the sustainable development goals towards an inclusive workplace. This seminar is organised by the Embassy of Belgium, the General Representation of the Government of Flanders and the Belgian Chamber of Commerce for Southern Africa, in partnership with çavaria and the LGBT+ Management Forum.
5/21/2021 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
On 21 May, South African and European partners will contribute to the celebration of the International Biodiversity Day, under the theme ‘We are part of the solution’, as defined by the Convention on Biological Diversity. The event aims to put the spotlight on community actors, young people, SME's and businesses with solutions.
5/20/2021 - 5/21/2021
The online conference 'In Whose Place?', organised by EUNIC and the School of Architecture and Planning and the History Workshop of Wits - University of the Witwatersrand, will tackle the issue of colonial architecture. It takes place on Thursday 20 May and Friday 21 May.
5/20/2021 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
You are cordially invited to a webinar hosted by the General Representation of the Government of Flanders/Embassy of Belgium in South Africa in collaboration with the SOGIESC Unit of the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria and the Centre for Sexualities, AIDS and Gender, University of Pretoria.
12/10/2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Department of Science and Innovation’s 5th edition of the Science Forum South Africa will take place on a virtual platform from Wednesday 9 to Friday 11 December, and will tackle the issue of “Science for Social Justice”. The General Representation of the Government of Flanders is proud to host a panel session on “Digital Inclusion Research and Covid-19”, jointly organised by the VUB - Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the University of the Western Cape.