Brussels, the capital of Belgium is one of the most influential cities in Europe. The city is also the de facto capital of the European Union. This beautiful city reflects a mix of Dutch and French influence in culture, heritage, architecture and of course day-to-day life. The city is bilingual and uses both Dutch as well as French as its primary languages.
This powerful city is renowned for hosting different cultural, political, and sporting events throughout the year. The annual Snow and Ice Sculpture Festival is slated to be held between November 23, 2013 and January 6, 2014. This significant city is well connected with the rest of the world. Lufthansa, British Airways, United Airlines, Swissair, Thai Airways, KLM, Qatar Airways, Etihad, Turkish Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Finnair are some of the carriers that fly to the city.
This year the festival will use the theme Ice Magic. Harry Potter, the popular children’s character, The Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit will also play pivotal roles as inspirations. Anyone who wishes to experience an icy world and wants to travel to the city can book cheap flights to Brussels with one of the airlines mentioned above.
However, one must be cautious about wearing warm clothes as the temperature inside is maintained at -6 degrees! The festival is open every single day between 10 am and 7 pm including the Christmas day and the New Year. Within the vicinity of this festival, the Brugge Christmas Market and a skating rink are two popular spots frequented by the visitors.