Highlights are the Saint Bavo
Cathedral with the Ghent Altarpiece, the belfry, the Gravensteen castle, and the splendid architecture along the old Graslei harbour.
Perhaps no painting in the history of Christian art manages to combine, with such artistic and theological sophistication, the themes of Paradise as Eden and Paradise as Jerusalem as does Hubert and Jan van Eyck's fifteenth-century Ghent Altarpiece, located in the cathedral of Saint Bavo
in Ghent, Belgium.
Watching the short films of Belgian film director Bavo
Defurne, four of which have recently been released on DVD under the title Campfire (Strand Video), can be both an aesthetically pleasing and an emotionally bittersweet experience.
Matthias Pauwels, both architect and philosopher, is part of BAVO
, a research team that focuses on the mutual infection of art, architecture, theory and media.
At forty-nine, one of the best-known Flemish television faces, the news anchorman Bavo
Claaes, has published his first novel, Kraai (Crow, but with several other connotations, including the English "cry"), already the recipient of several awards.
Baaf or Bavo
Cathedral with its towers dominates the skyline, with the west doors overlooking St.
chief executive Heidi Bennett said: "I am delighted that this year we were able to bring a more local dimension to our volunteer awards ceremony.
Big on sculptures featuring tormented souls, it also boasts the Van Eyck brothers'' 15th century polyptych altarpiece The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, as well as Saint Bavo
Enters The Convent At Ghent by Belgian''s most famous baroque painter Rubens.
A spokesman from Bavo
said: "Young people have the potential to improve their circumstances and life chances with the right help.
30pm, and BAVO
(Bridgend Association of Voluntary Organisations) at the Community Hub,112-113 Commercial Street in Maesteg on Thursdays, 12.
, receive and release leading chief petty officer, Brian A.