BRUSSELS (AP) – Belgian artists and event organizers have joined together to protest the government’s decision to close most concerts, cinemas and theaters to prevent the spread of the virus. of the omicron variation is increasing. The cultural sector feels unfairly targeted by the new measures, announced on Wednesday and effective Sunday. Events like Christmas markets are allowed to continue, despite chaotic, chaotic gluhwein parties and bars being allowed to open with new restrictions. Cultural workers protested Sunday at the Place de la Monnaie in Brussels, the iconic site that gave rise to Belgian independence in 1830. Some cinemas also defied government bans.
https://kesq.com/news/2021/12/26/no-culture-no-future-belgian-artists-decry-virus-rules-2/ ‘No culture, no future’: Belgian artist decries virus rule