Iris day in Brussels, which this year take place on 5 and 6 may, bring on the final day to pay tribute to the singer Jacques Brel. During this edition, close to the European Institutions for the first time at the feast with a number of original activities.
The iris festival is this year celebrates the 29th anniversary of the Brussels-Capital Region. Every year, there are some municipalities of Brussels in the spotlight, and this year that Watermaal-Bosvoorde, Uccle, Ixelles and Auderghem. For the first time, the European institutions actively participated in the iris festival is. They offer the visitor a unique opportunity to discover how the European Union works. This year there is also special attention paid to the European Year of Cultural Heritage.
On Saturday 5 may there is the traditional Electro Night on the place des palais to the first holiday to a close. On the final day, Sunday, may 5, is the street art in the spotlight and be different themadorpen erected in the Park. The large valve is a performance in honor of the 40th anniversary of the death of singer and Schaarbekenaar Jacques Brel. Fifteen Belgian artists combine their voices for a special concert on the place des palais.