Atomium – 50th Anniversary of Expo 58, Brussels, Belgium: Part 5

27) The Atomium 58-08 blog and live broadcast around the world – The Atomium website will have a special anniversary blog with vides, films, interviews etc. It will also have the live broadcast of the opening fireworks on April 17th at 10:15 pm.

28) Marble museum – A marble display cabinet with souvenirs of the ’58 event will be exhibited. The cabinet was used in Expo ’58. This is in partnership with the marble Museum library at Rance in the Hainaut province.

29) “Expo 58 changed my life” – Ten sound and picture portraits of people conneted to ’58 by photographer Fabrice Kada. The exhibition will be held from the 17th Aril 08 in the ticket pavilion. The inspiration comes form conversations from the BNA-BBOT audio database.

30) African Museum – A partnership with the museum so that visitors can understand Belgian Africa and the African dimension of Expo 58 along with the culture of their Congolese hosts. Admission tickets to the Atomium entitles one to a visit to the Tervuren Museum for only 1 euro.
Royal Museum for de Central Africa
Leuvensesteenweg 13
3080 Tervuren

31) Audio and Video guides are available in the Atomium.

The Atomium

32) Closing dances– On 18th October (the second last day of celebrations) three evenings at different locations will be organized by Brussels Grand Events (BGE). The public locations are selected for their 1950s architecture. They are –
a) The former southern bus station built in 1958, a first stop for tourists heading to Expo’58
b) The Brussels Congres station
c) The Brussels La Chapelle station
Official site