Lecture with Steven Decraene about France


22/3 and 23/3

(in Dutch!)

  The C-Cityhost lectures cycle

‘Antwerp in Europe’

focuses on the link

between Antwerp and a European country.


The second country in this cycle:

France – la France


with as guest speaker

Steven Decraene

VRT-correspondent for France


Steven takes care of the foreign reporting for the VRT

with extra focus on France.

He brought us the news about the terrorist attacks in Paris,

about de latest presidential elections

and about the football madness in France during the World Cup.


In the renovated Beaujean building, the former Carlton Hotel,

situated on the ‘FRANCE’-avenue (Frankrijklei)

the old ballroom recently has been refurbished as event location.


Here Steven will tell us about

French politics, the impact of the terroristic attacks,

French cuisine and culture, French identity

and about how the French see the Belgians.


Some French songs

performed by bass-baritone Wilfried Van den Brande

and well-known pianist Bart Van Caenegem

will add an extra touch of French atmosphere.


After the lecture there is time for a chat with a glass at the same location.





Frankrijklei 115

2000 Antwerpen

​ https://beaujean-live.be/


WEDNESDAY 22/3/2023, start lecture at 20.30

THURSDAY 23/3/2023, start lecture at 20.30


from 20.00 onwards

Welcome at Beaujean

(the event location can be found at the end of the long corridor, ground floor) 



You are invited to find a seat in the tribune, on a chair or on the balcony of the event location ‘Beaujean-live’



Short Introduction about the historical links between Antwerp and France


 Lecture / Interview with Steven Decraene about FRANCE


Musical interludes with French songs performed

by Wilfried Van den Brande, bass-baritone

accompanied by pianist Bart Van Caenegem


Questions from the audience


22.00 – 23.30

 A glass and a chat on the spot,  

all consumptions are included in the entrance ticket



29 Euro (under 38 yrs: 10 euro) – all consumptions included


Signing in in advance is required (please mention your date of choice 22/3 or 23/3)

via mail christiane@c-cityhost.be

preferably before 1/3/2023

After having received a confirmation mail, the amount due can be paid

on BE47 0018 1902 9680, “Christiane Corluy, C-Cityhost”

Max. 100 attendees per evening

Christiane Corluy