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Blog Visit Gent

This official blog for Visit Gent tells the story behind the events and happenings in...


Ghent is a historic city, yet at the same time a contemporary one.

Ghent is divided into two quarters: the historic centre and the artistic quarter.

It’s not hard for us Gentenaars to praise our city to the skies with every possible...

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"The Ghent hip hop group Rauw & Onbesproken convinced even the mayor, one of the aldermen and the Bishop of Ghent to participate in a rap clip against racism. Speaking of high-level support!"
Rauw & Onbesproken
"Ghent is one of the four creative cities of music along with Bologna, Seville and Glasgow. 'Ghent with its numerous music festival integrates music in the fabric of hte city, encouraging public participation.'"


Niets is Verloren-Festival
This unique culinary party, entirely in line with the ‘anti-waste philosophy’, will be a low-waste event. As a result, you will need to bring your own plate, glass and cutlery. You will be able to take part in workshops & debates.
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