The Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Hospital (abbreviated: OLV Hospital or OLVZ ) is a Catholic merger hospital with the largest campus located in Aalst , where it is one of two hospitals next to the General Municipal Hospital. The hospital is mainly known for its cardiology and cardiovascular surgery services . The OLVZ is also one of the front runners in Belgium in the field of robotic surgery. It is the ninth largest general hospital in Belgium. […]

The Carnival of Aalst (Dutch: Carnaval Aalst, local dialect: Carnaval Oilsjt) or Aalst Carnival is an annual three-day event in the Belgian city of Aalst. The carnival is celebrated in the days preceding Ash Wednesday. It is mainly a street happening; the celebrants dance on the city squares and visit café after café. Course of events The carnival starts on Sunday and ends on Shrove Tuesday. On the […]

The Borse van Amsterdam ( Amsterdam Stock Exchange ) is a Renaissance and Baroque style building located opposite the Belfry of Aalst on the Grand Place in the Belgian city of Aalst ( Aalst in Dutch) in the province of East Flanders . Since the end of the xiv th  century stood in this place a meat market. This hall was demolished in 1629 to make way for the current building, built from 1630 to 1634 by the architect […]

The Schepenhuis (Aldermen’s House) of Aalst, Belgium, is a former city hall, one of the oldest in the Low Countries. Dating originally from 1225, it was partially rebuilt twice as a result of fire damage, first after a 1380 war and again after a fireworks accident in 1879. The current carillon, the sixth installed since the original, has 52 bells. Inscribed […]

Station van Aalst (French: Gare d’Alost) is a railway station in the city of Aalst, East Flanders, Belgium. The station opened on 9 June 1853 and is located on lines 50 and 82. The train services are operated by National Railway Company of Belgium (NMBS). The station has a buffet restaurant, baggage lockers and free cycle storage. There is a car park for paid parking. There are […]

The Netwerk Contemporary Art Centre is one of the finest and most active art institutions in the East Flanders area. Netwerk Aalst produces new work by national and international artists and presents a program of exhibitions, performances, workshops and conversations. Netwerk Aalst shows the best arthouse films that you absolutely must see. The here-and-now of Aalst forms […]

St Joseph’s College (Dutch, Sint-Jozefscollege) is a Roman Catholic subsidized free school for general secondary education founded by the Society of Jesus in Aalst.  Infrastructure Science campus Gym Swimming pool Father Taeymanszaal Games room Banquet hall

Ontex is a Belgian company hygiene products, especially baby hygiene , for feminine hygiene and protection of the incontinent adults. Ontex helps large distributors launch or grow their brands, and also distributes its own brands to hospitals, retirement homes, pharmacies and home delivery services. Major Brands  Supplier of personal hygiene solutions for babies, women and adults, Ontex designs and manufactures products and solutions for […]

Jan De Nul Group is a family-owned company, with the financial headquarters in Luxembourg, that provides services relating to the construction and maintenance of maritime infrastructure on an international basis. Its main focus is dredging (including other forms of marine engineering), which accounts for 85% of its turnover. Other areas include civil engineering and environmental technology. Expertise: Marine Services […]

Aalst is a city and municipality on the Dender River, 31 kilometres (19 mi) northwest from Brussels in the Flemish province of East Flanders. Aalst is crossed by the Molenbeek-Ter Erpenbeek in Aalst and Hofstade. The town has a long-standing (folkloric) feud with Dendermonde (north along the river), which dates from the Middle Ages. Country Belgium Community Flemish Community Region Flemish Region Province East Flanders Arrondissement Aalst Government  • Mayor Christoph […]