RTBF and VRT join the Public Media Alliance to collaborate on impact of public service media
VRT and RTBF are joining the Public Media Alliance (PMA), the largest international association of public media organisations. The collaboration focuses on the shared challenges of public broadcasters by exchanging knowledge and experience. In an ever-evolving media landscape, VRT thus strengthens its international position and the impact of public broadcasters worldwide.
Powerful awareness campaign by VRT warns about mobile phone use in traffic
"Don't let your future get stolen by your mobile phone." That is the slogan of 'Het beste moet nog komen' (the best is yet to come), a striking awareness campaign by VRT and Belgian artist Pommelien Thijs. The aim of the campaign, initiated together with the Flemish government, is to make everyone aware of the danger of distracted driving.
Mustii with "Before the party's over": this is the Belgian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest
The Belgian Song Contest candidate Mustii announced the song with which he will be on the big stage in Malmö in May: "Before the party's over" - an ode to life, both fragile and powerful. Mustii wrote the song himself, together with Pierre Dumoulin and Ben Leclercq.
From sweaty hugs to stage diving from the balcony: the international bands of the Marconi and Toots studios
Legendary, that is what you could call the Marconi and Toots studios at VRT. The two studios on Reyerslaan have hosted several events and welcomed various international artists, from Tori Amos and Suzanne Vega over Texas and Crowded House to The National and Kaiser Chiefs. All those recordings and concerts make for a wealth of fascinating stories.
How the much-discussed documentary Godforsaken set society in motion
In VRT Canvas' four-part documentary series Godforsaken (original title: Godvergeten), a lot of witnesses break the silence about the sexual abuse of Catholic priests in Flanders. The victims, or as they prefer to call themselves: survivors, courageously let their voices be heard and testify not only about the devastating abuse, but also about the vengeful way in which the abuse stayed under the radar.