Most people outside Europe can’t place Belgium on the map.
Well it’s one of the smaller countries and lays next to France, Netherlands, Gemany and Luxembourg.
Belgium has a population of about 10.7 million. There are 2 main languages spoken in Belgium namely French, Dutch and German.
Belgium are known for their “French Fries”, Chocolate, Beer, Tennis players, Dr Evil XD, Tintin, …
Cosplay began to become populair around 2006 in Belgium. Every year there are more and more cosplayers joing in.
Since there aren’t many conventions here in Belgium, you will find Belgium cosplayers attending conventions in France, Germany, The Netherlands and the UK. There are even a few who has won awards in other countries. :) Good job girls and boys!
Conventions & Websites
Conventions known in Belgium:
Made In Asia
Japan Expo Belgium
BIFF => this is a film festival but there is a one day cosplay event.
Anima => this is an animation film festival but there is a one day cosplay event.
There are 3 big Cosplay forums in Belgium:
For the dutch speaking people: http://cosplaybelgie.meloen.be/index.php
For the French speaking people: http://www.cosplaybelgique.be/
For Sci-fi costume playing: http://www.troopers.be/forum/index.php