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NFTs to help brewers and farmers preserve UNESCO Belgian beer heritage

Brewers and farmers from Belgian Barrels Alliance (BBA) have partnered with Zeromint to offer nonfungible tokens (NFTs) aimed at preserving the UNESCO recognized Belgian beer culture and heritage.  As a part of the partnership, Zeromint will mint and offer exclusive NFTs on the GoChain blockchain, which will be made available for international beer fans via BBA. Starting today, the organization will run several BBA NFT collection projects around sustainability and the preservation of Belgian beer heritage for the next 14 days. According to the official statement, the first Belgian Barrels NFT auction will be used to recruit 11 participants for acting in a BBA-produced movie titled Belgian Barrels: “The aim of the movie project is to further eternalize the Belgian Beer history through ...

Rampage Festival Postponed Due to Belgian COVID-19 Restrictions

Rampage, one of the world’s largest dubstep and drum & bass music festivals, has been postponed to 2022 amid fears of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.  The news arrives shortly after the organizers of the Belgium-based fest announced their lineup, which included headlining acts such as Pendulum and NOISIA, for the December 10th and 11th show dates. Authorities in Belgium decided that it is unsafe for events to continue in the coming weeks, according to a recent Instagram post shared by Rampage. According to a technical brief issued by the World Health Organization on Sunday, “the likelihood of potential further spread of omicron at the global level is high.” “We are truly heartbroken that all our hard work is down the drain again, and we can’t welcome you b...

Rampage Festival Postponed Due to Belgian COVID-19 Restrictions

Rampage, one of the world’s largest dubstep and drum & bass music festivals, has been postponed to 2022 amid fears of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.  The news arrives shortly after the organizers of the Belgium-based fest announced their lineup, which included headlining acts such as Pendulum and NOISIA, for the December 10th and 11th show dates. Authorities in Belgium decided that it is unsafe for events to continue in the coming weeks, according to a recent Instagram post shared by Rampage. According to a technical brief issued by the World Health Organization on Sunday, “the likelihood of potential further spread of omicron at the global level is high.” “We are truly heartbroken that all our hard work is down the drain again, and we can’t welcome you b...

Rampage Festival Postponed Due to Belgian COVID-19 Restrictions

Rampage, one of the world’s largest dubstep and drum & bass music festivals, has been postponed to 2022 amid fears of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.  The news arrives shortly after the organizers of the Belgium-based fest announced their lineup, which included headlining acts such as Pendulum and NOISIA, for the December 10th and 11th show dates. Authorities in Belgium decided that it is unsafe for events to continue in the coming weeks, according to a recent Instagram post shared by Rampage. According to a technical brief issued by the World Health Organization on Sunday, “the likelihood of potential further spread of omicron at the global level is high.” “We are truly heartbroken that all our hard work is down the drain again, and we can’t welcome you b...

Wales vs Belgium preview, team news, betting tips & prediction

Belgium will look to extend their lead at the top of their group with a win over Wales when the two sides meet in the World Cup qualifiers this week.  The two sides will meet on the 16th of November at 19:45 pm BST. Belgium are currently five points clear at the top of their group and they will be looking to add to their lead with a win here. The visitors bounced back from two defeats with a win over Estonia last time out and they will be looking to build on it.  Wales are in reasonably good form as well and they will fancy their chances against Belgium at home. They were beaten 3-1 by the Red Devils in the last meeting and the hosts will be looking for revenge this time out.  Wales vs Belgium team news Wales possible starting lineup: Ward; Mepham, Rodon, Davies, Williams; C...

Belgium vs Estonia preview, team news, betting tips & prediction

Belgium will look to extend their lead at the top of Group E with a win over Estonia when the two sides meet in the World Cup qualifiers this week.  The two sides will meet on the 13th of November at 19:45 pm BST. Belgium are coming into this game on the back of two poor performances and Roberto Martinez will demand a strong showing from his players. The home fans will be expecting a comfortable win here and it remains to be seen whether the players can step up and deliver.  Estonia have picked up just four points from six qualifiers so far but they will fancy their chances of pulling off an upset given the way Belgium have performed in their last two outings.  Belgium vs Estonia team news Belgium possible starting line-up: Courtois; Denayer, Boyata, Vertonghen; Saelemaekers...

Next Aston Villa manager: Roberto Martinez and Steven Gerrard linked

Aston Villa have recently sacked Dean Smith after a series of poor performances in the Premier League and the Premier League club are now looking to bring in a replacement soon. According to Rob Dorsett from Sky Sports, Belgium national team manager Roberto Martinez and Rangers manager Steven Gerrard are on the shortlist to replace Smith. – Roberto Martinez and Steven Gerrard on #avfc shortlist of poss candidates to replace Dean Smith– Villa expected to speak to at least 5 or 6 managers (or their reps) as they narrow down their search– Denmark boss Kasper Hjulmand an outside chance, but one Villa will speak to — Rob Dorsett (@RobDorsettSky) November 8, 2021 Smith helped Aston Villa to an 11th placed finish last season and the Premier League club strengthened their squad heavily during the ...

Belgium vs France preview, team news, betting tips & prediction

Belgium takes on France in the semi-finals of the UEFA Nations League and they will be looking to book their place in the finals of the competition with a win. The two sides meet on Thursday at 19:45 pm BST. Spain are in the finals of the nations league after beating Italy last time out and the likes of Belgium and France will be desperate to join them. Belgium vs France team news Roberto Martinez has a fully fit squad to choose from but France will be missing the likes of N’Golo Kante and Anthony Martial due to injuries. Belgium: Courtois; Alderweireld, Boyata, Vertonghen; Castagne, Witsel, Tielemans, Carrasco; E. Hazard, De Bruyne; Lukaku France: Lloris; Pavard, Varane, Kimpembe, Hernandez; Rabiot, Pogba, Tchouameni; Griezmann; Mbappe, Benzema Belgium vs France form guide The B...

Three Premier League stars nominated for UEFA Men’s POTY

The three-man shortlist for the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award has been revealed. The award is given to the player who performed the best in UEFA competitions over the last year. This includes the Champions League, Europa League, European Championships and the Nations League. There wasn’t any room on the shortlist for Ballon d’Or frontrunners Lionel Messi or Robert Lewandowski, nor for Euro 2020 Player of the Tournament winner Gianluigi Donnarumma. Kylian Mbappe and Cristiano Ronaldo were also among the big names to miss out on the top three. Kevin De Bruyne – Manchester City & Belgium He’s already scooped one huge individual prize with the PFA Player of the Year award, and now he’s back for another. De Bruyne was one of the stars of the Champions League knockout stages. He netted...

Belgium Launches “Covid Safe Ticket” Program for Live Events

Just one month ago, Belgium’s iconic Tomorrowland festival was abruptly cancelled due to COVID-19 safety concerns. Now, the country has made major strides in its risk mitigation for similar events with the announcement of its COVID Safe Ticket (CTS) system. Designed specifically for live events with over 1,500 attendees, the CTS is meant to ensure crowds have followed testing and vaccination guidelines necessary for entry, IQ reports. Its use, though optional, will waive the need for venues to enforce the mask and social distancing requirements instated by the Belgian government. To access the CTS, event attendees must first download the mobile CovidSafeBE app, where they can then upload proof of vaccination and recent COVID-19 test results. Similarly to the EU Digital Covi...

Roberto Martinez to stay on as Belgium coach

Roberto Martinez will stay on as Belgium coach despite the country’s European Championship exit and attempt another tilt at a major title at next year’s World Cup, he said in an interview with Belgian newspapers on Friday. Martinez, whose contract runs until after next year’s tournament in Qatar, had not given any clarity on his plans since Belgium were beaten 2-1 by Italy in Munich in the Euro 2020 quarter-finals a week ago in a major disappointment for the team, who have spent the last three years top of the Fifa rankings. “I’m staying as coach. When I feel I no longer have anything to contribute is when I will leave,” he said. “But I don’t have that feeling now. I was a bitterly disappointed to be knocked out but now I’m looking ahead to the World Cup in Qatar. And also the Nations Leag...

Watford begin talks with Genk for Paul Onuachu

Premier League new boys Watford have opened talks with Genk for striker Paul Onuachu. Onuachu has been linked in recent times with several Premier League clubs, from Arsenal to Brighton, after he scored 35 goals in all competitions in Belgium last season. And now the Watford Observer has reported that Watford, who won promotion back to the English top league this past season, have opened talks to sign Onuachu. The report further said the talks have not yet reached an advanced stage. Onuachu’s transfer market value is put at 20 Million Euros, but Genk hope they can get far more for the giant striker, who cost them six Million Euros two years ago. Recommended Stories You Deserve to Make Money Even When you are looking for Dates Online. So we reimagined what a dating should be. It begins with...

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