Agenda

Fireworks Festival 2019

Where:
Groot Strand
When:
Mon 8 Jul 2019

Every year a fireworks festival is organized in Ostend. Eight Belgian fireworks makers compete to win. This guarantees sparkling fireworks!

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Concert Cheadle Hulme High School

Where:
Wapenplein
When:
Fri 12 Jul 2019

Music concert on the bandstand on the Wapenplein.

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Macy Gray

Where:
Kursaal Oostende
When:
Fri 12 Jul 2019

Born on September 6, 1967, musician Macy Gray creates music that is a combination of R&B and soul, and she sings these songs with her own trademark raspy sounding voice. Often compared to Bette Davis and Billie Holiday, Macy Gray has released a total of 7 albums, including her most successful album to date, 1999's On How Life Is. On How Life Is became her most successful album to date due in part to the enormous success of the single "I Try", which is a song that is considered to be one of the greatest songs of all time.

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Concert Sir John Leman High School

Where:
Wapenplein
When:
Sat 13 Jul 2019

Music concert on the bandstand on the Wapenplein.

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Concert Brassband Euterpe

Where:
Wapenplein
When:
Sun 14 Jul 2019

Brass band Euterpe was founded in 1978 by its current music director Roland Van Buggenhout and is one of Belgium's oldest brass bands. Besides performing, the band also competes in several national and international contests and even won 6 times in the 3rd section and 2 times in the 2nd section. Recently, they became second in the World Championship in Kerkrade (a city in the Netherlands) and achieved outstandingly at SCABA's (the Southern Counties Amateur Bands Association, the local association for brass bands in the South East of England) contest in Crawley, in the 1st section. Euterpe was the first Belgian band that went on tour around England in 1985 and, furthermore, the band has had the opportunity to perform with several national and international soloists during their multiple annual concerts.

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Concert Bassaleg Comprehensive School

Where:
Wapenplein
When:
Sun 14 Jul 2019

Music concert on the bandstand on the Wapenplein.

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Concert Parmiter's School

Where:
Wapenplein
When:
Sun 14 Jul 2019

There are currently two wind bands, a symphony orchestra, two string groups, three choirs, a big band, a recorder group, saxophone ensembles, a jazz workshop, a guitar ensemble, a percussion ensemble, flute ensembles, clarinet and double reed ensembles, a brass group, a Music Technology club, as well as several smaller ensembles. The music ensembles perform regularly at school concerts, events within Hertfordshire and at local and national music festivals. Students are encouraged to audition for county and national ensembles and many are awarded places.

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Concert Koninklijke Stadsharmonie Oostende

Where:
Wapenplein
When:
Sun 14 Jul 2019

Koninklijke Stadsharmonie Oostende (the City Brass and Reed band of Ostend) was founded in 1850 and used to be known under the name of 'Société Euterpe'. In the past, the band mainly provided a happy element to the summers in Ostend. Because of this, it receives protocol as well as festive assignments. In addition to the well-known classics, the band now also performs works specifically composed for the orchestra.

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Oostende Koerse

Where:
Wellington Renbaan
When:
Mon 15 Jul 2019

A day at the races. Experience the horse races live every Monday in July and August at the Wellington Racecourse. The various races start from 4 pm. While adults place their bets and follow the races in suspense, there is special enternainement for children.

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Concert Painsley Catholic College

Where:
Wapenplein
When:
Mon 15 Jul 2019

Music concert on the bandstand on the Wapenplein.

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