Who are we?

The Royal “Comité voor Initiatief” of Bruges

Our Committee was founded in March 1956 by 10 prominent Brugeans.

The main objective of our association is to organize activities that promote culture, tourism and leisure in Bruges.

At the moment our association has about 20 active members. In 2006 we celebrated our  50th anniversary.  At this occasion our Committee was granted the title of Royal Association by King Albert II of Belgium.


An overview of our activities:

  • Bruges Tripel Days & Flanders sings
  • Bruges celebrates
  • Feast on the canals
  • Pageant of the Golden Tree
  • Sterrenstoet
  • various Christmas concerts
  • 100 years lace
  • webcam on the Market Square.