Strong urge to pop and the chair is back: packed summer at VRT

Radio 2 Summer hit

No summer without Summer hit. But this year more than usual. Radio 2 and One will join forces from 11 July to 20 August. On radio, TV and online.

Radio 2 is present every day. With music, summer stories and a look behind the scenes of the TV broadcasts. One makes six TV shows with the twenty nominees. The winner is announced at the end of the sixth show. In addition, winners from the past come to sing their summer hit and musical acts from abroad are also expected. Siska Schoeters and Niels Destadsbader form the presentation duo.

Summer hit comes to De Panne from 11 to 23 July, to Bredene from 25 July to 6 August, and to Blankenberge from 8 to 20 August. Every day from 10 am to 8 pm there is plenty to do at the Radio 2 studio. The TV shows are recorded in De Panne (12&13/7), Bredene (27&28/7) and Blankenberge (11&20/8). The broadcasts are on Saturday at 8.45 pm on One, from July 16.

Flanders party

An annual tradition: a live show under the title Flanders party from the Grote Markt in Antwerp on 11 July. From 7 pm, Peter Van de Veire will receive Clouseau, Pommelien Thijs, Willy Sommers, Regi & Emma Heesters, K3, Metejoor & Snelle, and Camille. Same night on One at 8:25pm.

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The chair

Also The chair can not miss. The well-known recipe is for the umpteenth summer of the party. The first statement can already be seen on 24 June, the broadcasts start on 27 June. Every day a first listening tip can be heard on Radio 2, between 10 am and 12 noon.

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Another classic, but with a new face. From June 27 at 8.45 pm it is switch of the party. Fien Germijns presents the seventh season of the quiz without points.

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festival fever

Canvas is targeting Rock Werchter. From June 27th a preview in Festival fever: Rock Werchter 2022† Four artists shine their light on the bill: singer-songwriter Meskerem Mees, rapper Yong Yello, Ilayda Cicek, who can open the Slope with her band, and Thibault Christiaensen of Equal Idiots. On 3 July, Canvas will broadcast live from the festival site for eight hours.

the coal putters

From July 24th, Canvas will dive into the ‘well’ with the docuseries the coal putters, about the history of the Limburg miners. August is film month, with a classic every night from big names such as Francis Ford Coppola, David Lynch and Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

Ketnet summer tour

At Ketnet there is the Ketnet summer tour: the free summer festival with performances by #LikeMenight watch and The Ketnet Band† But also the new experience expo #LikeMe @Sea in Blankenberge and the shit lice-treasure hunt in Durbuy. The second season of the TV series 3Hz will be available for the first time on, VRT NU and in the Ketnet app from 1 July.

3X3 Basketball World Cup

VRT NU offers an offer exclusively via the app or the website. Linde Merckpoel camps during the 3X3 basketball World Cup at the Antwerp Groenplaats and reports. During the Tour de France Femmes she will join Vive le velo.

Lotte goes deep

In the third series of Lotte goes deep sexologist Lotte Vanwezemael talks about sex and relationships with Sam Gooris and Kelly Pfaff, Thibau Nys and Margriet Hermans.

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