Last weekend, we attended the Award Ceremony of the Flemish Oscars: the Ensors:
We love California because we love Californian wine, and we like visiting Californian wineries (TestaRossa in Los Gatos and Picchetti in Cupertino are our favorites). We had already tasted some Belgian wines in a great restaurant in Ghent, Steendam 66, but up until last weekend, we never had a chance to visit these wineries.
Today, we founded a new company with three shareholders: the two of us (Ingeborg Willaert and Bruno Lowagie, founders of Wil-Low BVBA), and our son, Jago Lowagie. Together, we've bought a property that was formerly used as a box temple and gym in Sint-Amandsberg, Ghent. Our plan is to turn it into a table tennis hall.
Last week, we joined the Startups.be mission to Hong Kong. We visited Cyberport, presented our companies at Metta, visited the KBC office in Hong Kong, went to Brinc, and attended the RISE Conference.
As you can read on our about page, we're investing in the movie Electric Girl. Today, we met the director, Ziska Riemann, the team that made the special effects, and the sound engineers who were working on mixing the sound.
It's the first time we'll be credited as Executive Producers of a feature film:
With elections coming up later this year, every political party in Belgium tries to win the hearts of the voter through social media. Some parties succeed very well in doing so, other parties are extremely clumsy. Earlier this week, CD&V, the Christian Democratic party in Flanders had to explain why they had over 10,000 followers from India, on a total of about 36,000 followers.
A couple of months ago, we were awarded as National Champion for Belgium in the European Business Awards, in the category "Growth Strategy." Last week, we went to Warsaw to participate in the International Competition. The company "John Paul" from France won in our category.
Every year, the castle of Beervelde opens its gardens for the public. We took our bicycles and made it a day out, thanks to bank Delen who invited us for a lunch in the park.