FAAB Winter Event in Bruges on December 9, 2017

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Join Fulbright alumni and current grantees in Bruges on 9 December 2017 for a festive tour of one of Belgium’s most scenic cities. Event highlights include a walking tour of the city, a traditional dinner, and a visit to the Kerstmarkt.
Event Schedule:

15:30 – Meet at Bruges Train Station

15:45 – Guided Tour of Bruges
Whether this is your first or your fifth time in Bruges, we can guarantee that you’ll learn something new about the Venice of the North during this 90-minute walking tour of the historic city center.

17:30 – Dinner at ‘t Walpoortje
Warm up with a traditional dinner at ‘t Walpoortje (Walplein 10, B-8000 Bruges). Registrants will have the choice between authentic Flemish Stew and fries, homemade Fish & Chips, and Spinach Tortellini (vegetarian).

19:00 – Visit Kerstmarkt (Christmas Market)
The scenic Bruges Christmas Market is the perfect place to do a little holiday shopping, taste a few traditional snacks, or warm up with a drink!

20:30 – Return to Brussels (on own or with group)
Cost & Registration:

Cost for alumni and other guests: 35€. Current Fulbright grantees do not need to pay, as the Commission will cover their costs; however, guests invited by current grantees must pay the registration fee.

To register, please complete the form available at https://goo.gl/forms/ZIYiw7buV3IJlJSt2. Once you have registered for the event, please make a bank transfer of 35€ per fee-paying participant to the Belgian Fulbright Commission (see details below). Registration will close on November 26.

Name: Commission for Educational Exchange between the U.S., Belgium & Luxembourg
Bank: CBC Banque
IBAN: BE79 7320 0561 4533
SWIFT/BIC: CREGBEBB
Message: ‘FAAB Bruges [and your first name/ last name]’

Registration is not final until payment has been received.

SAVE THE DATE! Cookies and Carols on December 10, 2017


On December 10, 2017 from 5pm until 7pm, former FAAB President Salomé Cisnal de Ugarté will host our annual Cookies and Carols event in Brussels to celebrate the upcoming holidays. This will give you a chance to mix and mingle with members of our Commission’s Board while getting into the holiday spirit. To attend, please email secretary@fulbright.be (before Dec 1) with the number of people you want to bring.