Joop de Jong and colleagues from the Parnassia Bavo
Group, The Hague, the Netherlands.
Church) and the Public library of the Provence of Zeeland.
More than 70 dignitaries from Ireland will visit the Cathedral of St Bavo
in Ghent, Belgium.
, Man in a Red Turban, in the National Gallery, London, and Madonna of Chancellor Rolin, which hangs in the Louvre, Paris.
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.
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 lonely gay adolescent suffers the pangs of unrequited passion in "North Sea Texas," a poignantly rendered coming-of-ager from tyro Belgian helmer Bavo