31 juillet 2019

27-28 July 2019 : Vincent Van Gogh commemoration weekend in Mons and the Borinage

    Vincent Van Gogh commemoration weekend in Mons-Borinage at the occasion of the 129th anniversary of Vincent's death   Saturday, 27 July - "Marcasse by Candlelight" (Marcasse aux Chandelles) 129 lanters for Vincent at the Marcasse coal mine where Vincent descended in April 1879. Projection of the film "Loving Vincent" (2017) in the Evangelic church of Petit-Wasmes where Vincent was an evangelist in 1879.             Sunday, 28 July Guided walk in Vincent's steps in... [Lire la suite]
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31 juillet 2019

Borigines - 2019 merchandise

  Support us ? Vous voulez nous soutenir ?   T-shirt : upon request / sur demande / op verzoek   Detail T-shirt ldesign   Detail T-shirt : sleeve / manche / mouw         Borigines key hanger bottle opener & torch Borigines - porte-clefs, décapsuleur & lampe torche Borigines sleutelhanger, flessenopener & zaklamp 8€       Sunflower necker / bandeau tournesol / zonnebloem band 8€     Contact : ... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2019

Van Gogh weekend in the Borinage - 27-28/07/2019 : Marcasse aux Chandelles - "Marcasse by Candlight" + "Van Gogh guided walk"

  Marcasse aux Chandelles - Marcasse b Candlelight   Tribute to Vincent Van Gogh - Hommage à Vincent Van Gogh   Saturday, July 27, 2019 - samedi 27 juillet 2019         In case of bad weather conditions the film projection will take place IN A PARTY TENT.  En cas de mauvaises conditions météo, la projection du fklm se fera SOUS  CHAPITEAU.    Programme   19:00 : Doors and bar open- Barbecue - "Boulettes de Wasmes" Start of guided "Van Gogh... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2019

2019-07-05 & 10 : Guided walks with the little hikers of "Rando Kids Activity"

      Friday, July 5 and Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Two guided walks with the enthusiastic children of "Rando Kids Activity"   "Rando Kids Activity" is the initiative of Mr; Benoît Debay who organizes 5-dayks workshops for children during the school holidays.  The workshops combine hiking with cultural visites.  A nice opportunity for children to broaden their horizons while enjoying the fresh air !!   Friday, 5 July               ... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2019

New mural painting in Petit-Wasmes / Nouvelle peinture murale à Petit-Wasmes

  25/06/2019   Van Gogh mural at the Ecole Busiau in Petit-Wasmes / Peinture murale Van Gogh à l'école Busiau de Petit-Wasmes     Wednesday, June 25, 2019 was a very special day for the children of teh Ecole Busiau in Petit-Wasmes.  They recived the visit of Walter Michael DeForest (New-York) on his 79-day tour through Europe in search of Vincent Van Gogh. Walter was accompanied by Liz Cook, Lenny Haydn and Morganico from London.  Liz's car had been especially "Van Gogized" for the occasion by... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2019

Vente aux enchères du revolver avec lequel Van Gogh aurait voulu se suicider

    Vente aux enchères du revolver avec lequel Van Gogh aurait voulu se suicider             AFP 17 juin 2019     Le revolver de marque Lefaucheux que Vincent Van Gogh aurait utilisé pour mettre fin à ses jours le 27 juillet 1890 à Auvers-sur-Oise sera mis aux enchères mercredi à Paris à l'Hôtel Drouot.             Newsletter info         Recevez chaque matin... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2019

Artnet News : Experts Find Van Gogh’s Fingerprints on His Famous ‘Sunflower

    Experts Find Van Gogh’s Fingerprints on His Famous ‘Sunflowers,’ and 4 Other Surprising Discoveries From the Painting’s Recent Conservation Conservators have been conducting extensive research on Van Gogh's famous "Sunflowers," and they are finally ready to present their findings. Naomi Rea, June 20, 2019 Conservator Ella Hendriks looks at Vincent van Gogh's Sunflowers (1889). Courtesy Van Gogh Museum © Maartje Strijbis. Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers (1889) is the most famous painting in the Van... [Lire la suite]