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Adore the Ghent Festival (Gentse Feesten)

Each year, in the second half of July, everybody stops working and the city turns into a giant playground with free concerts everywhere

Thursday? Don't eat meat!

The local vegetarian organisation EVA succeeded in making even schools and city services meat-free that day

Don't act too touristy

So do us a favour and keep your camera in your pocket, especially in the historical centre.

Sounds of the city
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May 01 Sep 27 Dok
Before all the lofts start coming in, some young Ghentish organizations got a huge part of the old harbour docks to do whatever they want, really: a fake beach, concerts in open air, a secondhand market every Sunday of August & September, drive-in cinema each Friday of September. Everybody is happy here, even the people selling the drink coupons. Just go.
Jul 15 Jul 24 Gentse Feesten
Ten days a year, Ghent is the centre of the world (at least, so we like to think ourselves). The whole historical city centre gets bulldozed by street theatre, concerts, alcohol and a few hundred thousand people. Almost everything is for FREE.
The Ghent Festival is one of the craziest city festivals in Europe, and we’re glad the millions of European tourists haven’t found out yet. Once you’ve seen the sun rise on the party crowd after a night out, you probably will never want to miss it again.

TIP: During the Ghent Festival, finding a cheap bed really means trouble. Four solutions:
1)Go to the campsite (you cannot book in advance there during the festival).
2) Sleep in a Bruges hostel during the day, and
come and party in Ghent at night. It’s only about twenty minutes by train.
3) Try www.couchsurfing.org
4) Don’t sleep.


WARNING! WARNING! WARNING! (1 - 15 AUGUST)
Don’t come to Ghent in the first half of August! The whole town is asleep after the festival, and almost everything is closed (except for the museums and one or two bars).
Oct 11 Oct 21 Film Fest Ghent
The biggest film festival in Belgium. Ten days, five cinemas, hundreds of movies: new and old, normal and bizarre, commercial and arthouse. The glitter and glamour of our prizes doesn’t compare to the Palme d’Or in Cannes or the Golden Lion in Venice, so don’t come if you’re a starfucker.
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Just what I needed after a long day at work! Heaven on a plate made by my man at l'Apero d'Oc ! <3 #aperodoc #laperodoc #bouchots #moules #pâtes #ajuinlei #ghent #USEIT
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Gentsheeeee fiesteeennn! #gf16 #vlasmarkt #zat #wazig #USEIT
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Boodschap van de overburen. #liefde #nederkouter #gent #9000 #USEIT
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Getting everything ready for the Klankstad opening this saturday ! We only need you, your good vibes & sunshine! :) #klankstad #opening #gent #9000 #USEIT #nightlife #decor #createam #seeyouthisweekend
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Happiness up n talwore. "On dirait le sud" #laperodoc #ajuinlei #dechefkanmijkrijgen #food #artichoke #gent #9000 #USEIT
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Homemade icetea and much more at De Nieuwe Onvrije Schipper. Kom morgen maar aan mijn toog hangen of op ons terras aan de Korenlei! #denieuweonvrijeschipper #homemade #9000 #korenlei #gent #USEIT
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#tsemanie #klankstad #9000 #USEIT
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Me by @andreicvisual / VICE Munchies #vice #eskimofabriek #9000 #USEIT
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Goooood morning! #ghent #9000 #ijskoud #dampuurte #USEIT
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Moedereeeeuhhh! We staan in de gazette! #belgica #ghent #premiere #menuet #felixvangroeningen #USEIT
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Finally! Let the countdown begin! Watch the trailer of Belgica, Felix Van Groeningen newest movie. In theatres march 2016. Superproud to be part of this awesome crew! #belgica #felixvangroeningen #menuet #artdepartment #tomvermeir #stefaerts #charlatan #USEIT #soulwax
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Zondag en herfst en al. #USEIT #bourgoyenossemeersen
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Thanks @juliajune_official for the feature. #juliajune #filmfestivalgent #USEIT #ffgent #filmfestgent
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Vlasmarktklap. Tot sebiet Gentse Feesten! #Gf15 #Vlasmarkt #muilen #irishcoffee #USEIT
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Cheers to sunrise and to summer! have a great weekend ! #sunrise #USEIT #ghent
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Last night with my two oldest besties. After 15 years we still stick together. We laughed, cried and grew together. I love you girls. And thank you Dr Lektroluv for all the rest. #Pingwing #drlektroluv #kompass #USEIT
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Thursday is the new Sunday! #dejohn #rogerdereiger #USEIT
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Goodmorning ! #USEIT
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Part of the weekend never dies. #Club69 #Alleskapot #USEIT
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IT S A WRAP!!! #belgica #felixvangroeningen #artdepartment #alleskapot #bestcrewever #USEIT #charlatan #ghent
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Work in progress. #artdepartment #belgica #felixvangroeningen
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#friyay !!!
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We're halfway. #belgica #artdepartment #felixvangroeningen
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Bird ft. Smoke
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Vanavond gaan we hard. #yolo
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Een beetje moed indrinken. Nog lange werkavond te gaan. #belgica #artdepartment
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I woke up with this. #beestenmarkt #enwanu #jalap #USEIT
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Yeayyyy! Almost weekend!!
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Lovely Monday.
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Wannabe waakhond. #shesofluffyimgonnadie #puppyyyyyyy
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Excited!! See you soon Mister Van Groeningen. #belgica #felixvangroeningen #artdepartment
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Some while ago. #tb
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Sinterklaas , i love you forever. #klaaskoeken
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Coolest summerhouse ever! ????
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Bless you all, it s Friday! Foto @switn
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Have a lovely week! ✌????
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Shellfie
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Ik mis de Gentse Feesten toch wel een klein beetje. #tbt #GF14 #irishcoffee #vlasmarkt #kgaechtnielangblijven @ell_elle @janopdekamp
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Shooting for @crustmagazine #crustmagazine
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Today was a good day.
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© Aljocha Hamerlynck
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Den Daniël heeft gezegd ! #muilen #GF14
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Allehup. It s that time of the year. #GF14
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Beste koop van de solden evaaaaaahhh !
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Booya! L union fait la force!
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Andddd... ACTION ! (Shooting Stromae)
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Preparations for tomorrow's set with @sofienoyen @benevanacker @anabangs for Stromae s new video.
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Goodmorning Sunshine !
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Cheers to the weekend ! @benevanacker @frolixdeluxe @farizsteez @lisettemagritte @eriksson_britt @ell_elle @naomihsp @lieselotwille @julievdberghe @manudangerdewan
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Hangjongeren + poes
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Golden coffeetime at True Beans.
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AJ.
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Raspberrytime ! Nomnomnom.
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afternoonwalk.
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Oh... These two...
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Just what I need..
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3 Chicks in a car.
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Zondag. Op de koffie.
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Nice wall.
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Girlssleepover
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Private sessions. #Sundays
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Ge moogt 3 keer raden voor welke ploeg ik vnv supporter...
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La Fille D'O - with @iphygenia , @lafilledo_therightthing , shot by @pplinphotobooth
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Have to love sundays !
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#USEIT #mojuice
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Blue hair
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In de categorie : vrolijk oversteken.
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Happy juice.
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Sunday in Gent <3
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Vangst van de dag. Joepie.
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#USEIT
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Xmas diner with friends. <3
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Ah, euh, ok dan.
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!
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#USEIT
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Girlsnight ! Sleepover! Aristokatten!
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#USEIT
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Zwarte pietjes
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Rainy / sunny Sunday
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Boo!
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She looks and sounds like a fairy @cchelseawwolfe
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Kwil my op voorhand excuseren voor diegene die alles zo proper opgeruimd eeft, maar hier loop ik straks keihard in. HOU MY TEGEN!
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Glitters everywhere!!!!
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#USEIT
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Verloren of gestolen. #Dampoort
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Iemand mosselen? Tis voor de rappe, Molenaarstraat Gent. Just saying...
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Misty morning
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Sorry, ma da zou iedereen in zynen hof moeten hebben!
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Ik ben geen voetbalfan ma vnv supporter ik wel!
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One of the reasons i love fall: hot chocolate!
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Diner with friends. Makes my Monday.
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Hello little friend!
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Warning!
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#USEIT
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#USEIT
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Ubercute!
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#USEIT
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Danku parkeermeter.
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Powermoon. Time to make a wish...
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#USEIT
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Er zit een aapje op mn tas!
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!!!
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Recyclage #svanog
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I care i share
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Ma dat is vriendelijk!
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Hipster Bompie
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Friends, coffee & pie
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Goeiemorgen!
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Da loopt ier uit de hand ebk den indruk!
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Turkse pastis. Nomnom!
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Ja hallo, wy zitten hier ergens
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Jan verzamelt. #Gf dag 6
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Maya en de black Elvis. Scoooore ! #Gf dag 6
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Meest debiele bekers ever! @boomtown
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Lunchbreak: by the water.
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Gf dag 4. Kga nie te zot doen. Nog n week te gaan.
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Woeps! Sorry we zyn zat!
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Gf13
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Oh lord. Tis gank en ben na dag 0 al kapotski.
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Nen box voor den auto en ene voor de pony. Voila. #Ontheroad
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Vandaag in de Standaard. #Balthazar
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Kijk! N eendje in een zwembadje!
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Ochtend wijsheid!
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We re on a boat!
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#USEIT
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Kijk! Een eendje!
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3 keer raden waar ik gisterenavond zat...
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Dorst!
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In de categorie: zeg het eens met een bloemetje!
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Wijntje + zonsondergang op het dak. TOF
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Sunday
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Goodmorning ! Happy pear wishes you a great day!
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Zondag
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Let's do this...
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Ow yeah bitches #bowlingoverpoort
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Verstaan?
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#Useit
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Must have! By @lrnce
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Teddiedrum @vooruit
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Special doen @titussimoens
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Het is tof waja @iqon72 @anjosefien
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Aleehup tis gebeurd, my first instagram. Goodmorning!
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