Scents colours lights and sounds every other summer on the weekend of august 15th the flower carpet offers a chance to stroll across the grand place a jewel of gothic architecture to inhale the fragrant.
Grand place flower carpet 2015.
Every two years in august an enormous flower carpet is set up in the grand place for a few days.
The enchanting building is transformed into an idyllic place for a stroll.
1 800 m2 of begonias begonyas.
Nearly a million flowers are required to create the ephemeral 1 800 square metres 19 000 square feet carpet.
The entry hall the corridors the offices meeting and reception rooms are adorned with dozens of floral arrangements.
It is installed only for 1 weekend assumption day.
Brussels flower carpet brussels august 2020 brussels flower carpet is an event taking place in brussels every two years.
This carpet of 77m x 24m is realized in several stages and installed by approximately 120 volunteers.
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The event takes place every other august coordinating with assumption day.
This year say turkish begonyas.
On the occasion of this 19th edition the flower carpet of the grand place has chosen to celebrate the 50th anniversary of turkish immigration in belgium.
The 20th flower carpet set up in brussels grand place was adorned in a japanese design to celebrate 150 years of belgo japanese friendship.
The access to the grand place is free.
The flower carpet is a biennial event in brussels in which volunteers from around belgium convene at the grand place the historic centre of the city to weave a carpet like tapestry out of colorful begonias.
A million colourful begonias are set up in patterns and the display covers a full 24 by 77 metres 79 by 253 ft for area total of 1 800 m 2 19 000 sq ft.
In just one morning belgian begonia cultivators decorate 1 800 m2 of brussels grand place with a beautiful floral carpet using over 600 000 begonias.
Every 2 years the grand place in brussels is covered with a flower carpet of begonias.
Every other summer in alternation with the flower carpet of the grand place the city hall of brussels receives flowertime.
The carpet of 77 m x 24 m is composed by about 120 volunteers with nearly 1 million begonias in less than 4 hours.
Every 2 years the grand place of brussels is covered with a carpet of begonias.
The first flower carpet was made in 1971 and due to its popularity the tradition.
From 13 to 16 august 2020 at the grand place in brussels.
This ephemeral tapestry was made up of 1 800 square meters of begonias drawing inspiration from japanese representations of flowers birds the wind and the moon to depict the beauty of nature.
Officially the first flower carpet was born in 1971 on the grand place.