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Random History of Belgium

The Random history of #Belgium (RhoB) is a #historypodcast about an event, company, person or cultural phenomenon that was important to our history.
This podcast deals with subjects in a non-chronological order.
We inform, educate and entertain the listeners with explaining parts of Belgian history.

Ranging from playing cards, our royal family, politics, state structure, food, new-beat, movies, inventors, painters, WWII and much, much more... 

Every two weeks, we'll bring you the best stories from our history, without ads, nagging, begging or other interruptions.

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Main reference page:  http://rhob.be  

 

Mar 19, 2019

EP81 of the Random history of #Belgium is another part of the "orgins" series. This time we'll take a closer look at the history and many of the aspects of the Southern Belgium region of #Wallonia (one of the three official regions).

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Mar 5, 2019

EP80 of the Random history of Belgium will take us to a trip to the 1950s with the construction of the Atomium in Brussels. We cover how it came to be, what it exactly is and its history.


Feb 19, 2019

EP79 explores the origins of the sub-state of Flanders, as a region within Belgium. We'll look at the language border, the first disputes regarding language-use and the different Belgian state reforms that led to the official Flanders region and community, with its own parliament. 


Feb 5, 2019

For episode 78 of the Random History of Belgium, we're going in to part 2 of our episode on electronic music in Belgium, dedicated to the electronic music band Front 242.
We explore their origins, biggest successes, legacy and artistic background.


Jan 22, 2019

EP77 of the Random History of Belgium talks about the origins and history of our language communities and language border(s).
This is a historical overview of the influencing factors of this divide between multiple groups of different language speakers in our country. It's also a first episode exploring the origins...