is a cultural organization, established in Brussels
. Europalia wants to highlight the culture of member States of the European Community
, by organizing festivals of art and culture at the heart of Europe
. During the first period of Europalia, the festivals were organized in principle every other year. During a second period, Europalia dedicated itself to the illustration of the culture of Eastern European candidate countries. A third phase started in 2003, when Italy offered the possibility of organising a second Europalia.
History of festivals