With the opening of the new terminal at Heathrow, the airport will be able handle almost 45% more passengers. This could not have come sooner, when air traffic, especially the long distance inter-continental ones, has increased greatly in the past few years and the pressure on this international hub was starting to show.
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CONTINUED FROM PART 6 39) Food development from 1958 to 2008 – BioForum Walloon and BioForum Vlaanderen have teamed up to organize an organic picnic at the foot of the Atomium on 15th June. Changes in food habits and the resurgence of faith in organic
CONTINUED FROM PART 5 33) Exploration du Monde – An exploration of Belgium in 1958 through a film co-produced by Belgavox, VRT and RTBF. It will be shown in various Walloon cities and Brussels.
CONTINUED FROM PART 4 27) The Atomium 58-08 blog and live broadcast around the world – The Atomium website will have a special anniversary blog with vides, films, interviews etc. It will also have the live broadcast of the opening fireworks on April 17th at 10:15 pm. 28) Marble museum – A marble display cabinet [...]
CONTINUED FROM PART 3 20) By bicycle from 1958 to today – Organized by a school located in the Expo 1958 pavilion Yugoslavia, students will take the route from the school at Wevelgem and the Atomium on April 22, 2008.
CONTINUED FROM PART 2 13) The Musical Wheel- This is a an artwork placed in the entrance hall of the Atomium for the celebration period. It is a musical painting which is a fusion of visual and audio effects. It is interactive i.e. the visitor can walk through the work turning on and off the [...]
CONTINUED FROM PART 1- 6) Fifty year olds invited to the Atomium – On 21st July 08, 275 Belgians born between 17th April and 19th October 1958 are honored in an evening event from 7:30 pm. Also any person born between these dates can visit the Atomium for free on
Programs for the 50th year commemoration of Expo 1958 would take place between 18th April and 19th October 2008 in Brussels. The events, partnerships and collaborations are given below.
When I jigged and flailed into 2008 on last New Year’s eve at Webster hall I did not know that it was a building with a 122 year history (since 1886). The building does have the grandeur of old construction. Well, it received the New York City Landmark status from the Landmarks Preservation Commission on March 18th [...]
Imagine…if rents didn’t rise, Imagine….If mom-and-pop shops didn’t have to disappear… I wouldn’t be writing this now. Anything to do with The Beatles is always in news. Came to know that a café in Upper west side, Manhattan, NYC called the Café La Fortuna which was patronized by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, is having [...]