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The Foire du Midi will officially reopen in Brussels on July 17, bringing the bright lights and carnival attractions back to the city.
The news, announced by the alderman for economic affairs Fabian Maingain, follows a meeting with the fairground unions in the light of the evolution of measures in Belgium.
With the approach of this date of new measures and following the publication of the most recent ministerial decree, the City was able to find a method of organizing the Fair that will ensure its holding in the required health and safety conditions, according to Maingain. . .
This decision is “a greeting for the fans and fairgoers of the Fair who were waiting for the confirmation of the holding of this central event of the Brussels summer”, he added.
“After the announcements of last week on the resumption of summer events, it is now the fair that promises to be, Brussels is coming back to life for the pleasure of all”, added the mayor of the City, Philippe Close.
The Foire du Midi will take place on the Boulevard du Midi des Arts et Métiers at Porte de Halle from July 17 to August 22. Details of the organization will be communicated shortly.
The Brussels Times