Theatre, underground rave parties, a world-famous opera: Brussels cultural scene is booming. Classic institues like KVS or de Munt offer the absolute best in the scene. The big fishes are joined by smaller, independent houses offering a more experimental approach. Together, they make sure there is always a cultural discovery around the cornern. 

Sound of Sprouts

Sound of Sprouts is the music contest for Brussels’ students and is the new umbrella organization for the former Rockrace & BXL Student DJ Contest.
Sound of Sprouts takes place annually, one year for live acts and the other year for DJs.

All styles are welcome: from pop to rock and from hip hop to reggae. The organization selects 6 artists who will compete in two semi-finals where a professional jury chooses 4 artists for the final at the AB Club!

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Sound of Sprouts is an initiative of VUB, EhB and the Brussels’ campuses of Odisee, LUCA and KU Leuven in collaboration with Brik.


Brussels boasts a few large, classic institutions where you can watch a Europe’s best directors and actors: opera at De Munt,  theatre at KVS, BOZAR or Kaaitheater. Topped off with smaller, independent houses, the offer in Brussels encompasses the whole array. To stay up to date, check out BRUZZ. They compile a handy overview of everything that is on view that week.


If you don’t know you’re way around the city yet, the cultural off might be a bit cloudy. That’s why we’re here.You’ve got the classics and a bit more out-of-the-box museums. Burt art can’t only be find in big old buildings. Look around and discover some street art gems. Temporary exhibitions are also always a good idea, so check out and to stay up to date.


Libraries is Brussels are a very good place to study, ut they also offer some more relaxing reading material. You can find more information about activities, opening hours and locations below.