Typical Ghent’ is a label people, companies and events wear with pride. A Ghent approach is characterised by individuality, drive and a pinch of rebellion. The atmosphere is relaxed, casual and above all, tolerant. Did you know that Ghentians are often called ‘noose bearers’, and that the noose has remained a proud symbol of rebellion against tyranny and other absurdities?

  • A Burgundian, yet sustainable lifestyle: it’s possible

    The epicureans among us can enjoy good food without having to give up on their social and environmental awareness. In Ghent, we have been demonstrating for years that even the most Burgundian food culture can be based on sustainable values: local, zero waste, vegetable.
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