Lecture with Steven Decraene about France
22/3 and 23/3
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
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.
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 email@example.com
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