GLAM/Newsletter/April 2022/Contents/Belgium report
About African Pagnes and Belgian music
African pagnes in the Museum of Industry (Ghent)
The Museum of Industry (Ghent) organises a temporary exhibition on African pagnes until June 7, 2022. Several historical Ghent textile factories produced cotton textile for, and in Belgian Congo. On May 5th a writing session was held about Pagne Africain.
Article about Palmyre Buyst in Russian
A photo about Palmyre was uploaded during the writing session on March 25, 2022. The picture was linked to Wikidata and automatically appeared on the Russian Wikipedia, thanks to reusing Wikidata statements from an infobox.
Two lectures in the Music Library
On May 19 and June 2, 2022 the Muziekbibliotheek Gent will hold two lectures. These presentations will be in English and are free and open to the public.
- May 19, 19.00h, Muziekbibliotheek Gent
Ellie Nimeroski - François Xavier Tourte and L'Archet de Viotti: Perspectives from a Violinist at the Workbench.
- June 2, 19.00h, Muziekbibliotheek Gent
Peter François - François Servais: The Paganini of the cello and the Belgian School of cello playing.