Great Random Facts about Belgium

Tintin was conceived by Belgian artist Hergé

Tintin

Georges Prosper Remi, known by the pen name Hergé, was a Belgian comic book writer and artist, best known for his The Adventures of Tintin series, which he wrote and illustrated from 1929 until his death in 1983.

Gotye was born in Bruges, Belgium

Gotye

Gotye, a pseudonym for Wouter De Backer, was born in Bruges, Belgium and immigrated to Australia when he was two years old.

Belgium hosts the World’s Largest Sand Sculpture Festival

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The Sand Sculpture Festival in Blankenberge, Belgium, is the largest in the world, with over 150 carefully crafted creations on display.