Atomium – 50th Anniversary of Expo 58, Brussels, Belgium: Part 4

20) By bicycle from 1958 to today – Organized by a school located in the Expo 1958 pavilion Yugoslavia, students will take the route from the school at Wevelgem and the Atomium on April 22, 2008.

21) Talks with two people connected to Expo 58 – Two individuals personally connected to the Expo 58 will share their experiences and thoughts. They are Mrs. Agnes Allard who worked for the Commissioner-General of Expo 58, Baron Moens de Fernig and the other is one of the architects of the Atomium, Jean Polak.22) Dismantling/Recreating – Organized (by Le Service programmation jeune public of the Pompidou Centre in Paris) in the Kid’s Sphere of the Atomium from 17th July to 17th August 08, this creative activity encompasses activities for children and adults. They can dismantle a set of food processors down to the smallest parts and create and invent new things with robotics. This is done with the support of James Dyson Foundation.

23) Activities for children – Kids’ (aged 2 to 10) disco on September 7th, from 2 to 6 pm along with organized activities, introduction to and handling modern technology, art etc.
Another weekend of events (drawing competitions) for children on 27th-28th Sept. 08 from 10 am – 6 pm.

The Atomium at night

24) Ballroom dancing and tea dance – Planned over the weekend of August 15th the outdoor ballroom dancing will be organized from 8 pm onwards on the square around Atomium and the tea dance from 2 pm onwards.

The hostesses of 1958 Expo

25) The hostesses of Expo 58 – Figurines representing the hostesses of expo 58 would be on sale at the Atomium.

26) Erfgoed Brussel – Excerpts of the history of Expo 58 will be placed at various places in Brussels by the Vlaamse Gemeenschapscommissie (Flemish Community Commission).
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