Rejoice, cheer and celebrate! This will be the leitmotiv of the informal Soiree Belle Epoque at Ladeuzeplein square. The Panache orchestra provides festive music, much like the kind that could be heard at soirees between 1914 and 1918.
Teachers, students and alumni of the SLAC conservatoire present classical and electronic soundscapes under the artistic guidance of Cathérine Legaey. The work by E. Budai is performed by a number of Leuven-based choirs.
On Wednesday 27 August 2014, the Royal Symphonic Band of the Belgian Guides is organising a classical music concert. Prior to this concert, a historical parade of military gear and equipment leaves at Martelarenplein square at 4 pm to pass through Bondgenotenlaan to Mgr.
During this guided tour you will discover all there is to know about the great fire of Leuven and what happened in the city in the days and weeks that followed. What was it like living in a burned down city that lay in complete ruins?
Unique life-size photos are being temporarily hung up at different locations in Leuven to represent the fire and the destruction of Leuven that took place in August 1914. A conveniently arranged booklet will guide you through the open-air exhibition.
The Library Tower is the first tower in Leuven to be permanently opened to the public. As you climb the steps, you will witness, in a moving and innovative manner, the destruction of Leuven that took place as a result of WWI and its reconstruction afterwards.