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

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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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

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   Hommage à Vincent Van Gogh - Tribute to Vincent Van Gogh   samedi 27 juillet 2019 - Saturday, July 27, 2019          Programme   20:30 : Doors and bar open Musical animation by Serge Di Luca and his accordeon. Initiation to the folkloristic game "Crossage au Paillet" with Stephen Vincke   21:00 : Outdoor projection of "Loving Vincent" (2017) and illumination of the old mine buildings by 129 candles for the... [Lire la suite]
01 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]
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]
30 juin 2019

Borinage visit of Walter Michael DeForest

    Follow Walter Michael DeForest on his 79-day tour through Europe   On Sunday, June 23, artist Walter Michael DeForest left New-York for a 79-day journey through Europe in search of Vincent Van Gogh. His european tour will start in London on June 25 and the first stop will be Mons at the end of the same day. On Wednesday, June 26, Walter will discover the Van Gogh places in the Borinage and he will give a workshop for children in the school of Petit-Wasmes.          Suivez... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2019

Visit Mons : Pass Van Gogh Borinage

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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]