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

About / Présentation / Voorstelling

  Borigines Vincent Van Gogh au Borinage     Presentation / Even voorstellen...   GB - Welcome to my blog dedicated to Vincent Van Gogh in the Borinage.My name is Filip Depuydt, born in Ypres (Belgium) on March 12, 1966, and raised in the picturesque village of Kemmel at the foot of Mount Kemmel - www.toerismeheuvelland.be/   FR - Bienvenue sur mon blog dédié à Vincent Van Gogh dans le Borinage.Mon nom est Filip Depuydt, né à Ypres le 12 mars 1966 et élevé dans le village pittoresque de Kemmel au... [Lire la suite]
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16 juillet 2019

Vincent Van Gogh au Borinage 2019 : Promenades guidées / Guided walks / Geleide wandelingen

  En route sur la trace de Vincent Van Gogh On the road in Vincent Van Gogh's steps  Op weg in het spoor van Vincent Van Gogh               2019   Vincent Van Gogh @ Petit-Wasmes (ouvert à tout public / open to all public / open voor alle publiek)         Sunday / dimanche / zondag 28/07/2019 (09:30 - 16:00); 12 km     Sunday / dimanche / zondag  13/10/2019   (09:30 - 13:00); 6 km   ... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2019

Visit Mons : Pass Van Gogh Borinage

                                                                          Pass Van Gogh ... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2019

Call for investors : opportunity to buy Marcasse; Vincent Van Gogh's favourite coal mine in the Borinage

  Plan realized by Monique Van den Berg (Rotterdam - NL) Marcasse and Vincent Van Gogh Letter from Vincent to Theo van Gogh. Petit-Wasmes, between Tuesday, 1and Wednesday, 16 April 1879.Wasmes, April 1879   My dear Theo, I went on a very interesting excursion not long ago; the fact is, I spent 6 hours in a mine.In one of the oldest and most dangerous mines in the area no less, called Marcasse. This minehas a bad name because many die in it, whether going down or coming up, or by suffocationor gas exploding, or... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2019

2019-06-14 - Promenade à Petit-Wasmes avec le CPAS Colfontaine

  Vendredi 14 juin 2019   CPAS Colfontaine on tour   Promenade Van Gogh avec un petit groupe du CPAS de Colfontaine. Un tout petit groupe bien sympa sous un soleil borain rayonnant !   Le départ de la Maison Van Gogh   Pause "pagnon - café" à Marcasse     Cour du chrbonnage de Marcasse            
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03 avril 2019

2 avril 2019 : visite de la Croatie

  Visit from Croatia Tea Gudek Snajdar Culture Tourist .com E: tea@culturetourist.comW: www.culturetourist.com     On Tuesday, April 2, 2019 I had the chance to accompany Tea Gudek Snajdar from Zagrebfor a walk in Vincent's steps in Petit-Wasmes.   She was invited to Mons and the Borinage by Visit Mons : www.visitmons.be. Tea is living in Amsterdam at the moment and she decided to follow the Van Gogh Europe route through The Netherlands, Belgium and France. She started her journey in Amsterdam... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2019

Saturday, March 30, 2019 - Van Gogh walk in the Borinage

  Saturday / samedi / zaterdag 30-03-2019   29 participants for the 1st Van Gogh guided walk in Petit-Wasmes organised by Borigines at the occasion of Vincent's 166th birthday.. 29 promeneurs à Petit-Wasmes pour célébrer le 166ème anniversaire de Vincent. 29 deelnemers aan de Van Gogh wandeling in Petit-Wasmes ter gelegenheid van de 166e verjaardag van Vincent.   Charbonnage de  Léquipe au complet - Ruelle Baronnette    Sentier du Grisou    Rue A.Pannier     ... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2018

Sunday, 18/11/2018 : Van Gogh walk with the Trioen family from Ghent

    Sunday, 18 November 2018 Guided walk under the bright sun in Vincent's steps in Wasmes.     Thanks a lot to Marit and her very sympathetic family !     Start at the Van Gogh HOuse   Chemin de Messe with view on the Marcasse coal mine   Marcasse coal mine   Ruelle Baronette with view on Place Saint-Pierre        
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14 novembre 2018

Recording at the Marcasse coal mine by the Van Gogh Museum

  Tuesday, November 13, 2019   Visit to marcasse of René Van Blerk, Sjoukje Böing and Barry (camera and sound). The Van Gogh Museum are in the process of preparing a series about Vincent Van Gogh's life for childeren. The series will count five episodes. The last recording took p lace at the Marcasse coal mine that was visited by Vincent in April 1879 while he was an evangelist in the Borinage.   Sjoukje, Barry and René in action :                 ... [Lire la suite]