COVID-19 measures

Journey to the heart of the comic strip worlds in total safety with the Comic Strip Experience organised by the Fête de la BD (Comic Strip Festival). Are mass events still prohibited? Despite current restrictions, the Comic Strip Festival has reinvented itself to bring you a unique immersive exhibition experience. All of the necessary precautions have been taken to allow you to safely embark on your adventure into the cartoon strip worlds of the 'ninth art'.

What access conditions have been put in place?

  • Free on-line booking. You must book a time slot. No on-site booking system is available. Book your time slot here. Whenever possible, please use the digital version of your ticket on your smart phone (M-ticket) rather than the printed version (E-ticket).

  • The health measures in force are constantly changing. Please visit this page regularly before your visit for any updates.

Programme

From Friday 11th to Sunday 20th September 2020 at the Gare Maritime de Tour & Taxis.
Entries every hour from 10 am to 5 pm (last entry). The Comic Strip Experience closes at 6 pm.

Duration of the visit

1 hour on average.

What conditions must you observe during your visit?

  • You must wear a face mask.
  • Hand sanitiser gel is available to disinfect your hands.
  • The exhibition is accessible to individuals with limited mobility.

During the visit

  • Social distancing rules apply within the exhibition. Visitors are requested to maintain a distance of 1.5m except for members of the same household and/or social bubble.
  • The route around the exhibition is one-way. Please follow directions.

For school groups

School groups must move through the exhibition, together, as a group. Depending on the number of students in the class, it might be necessary to split the group:

  • The students + the accompanying adult(s) = less than 12 people: the class can visit the exhibition as one whole group.
  • The students + the accompanying adult(s) = more than 12 people: the classe must be divided into groups no larger than 12.

School groups must book their visit time slot online AND send an email to comicsfestival@visit.brussels.

Shopping at the souvenir shop

At the end of the exhibition, you can visit the souvenir shop run by the Filigrane bookshop.

  • Staff will be protected by a Plexiglass screen.
  • This shop is open at the same time as the exhibition.
  • Purchases must be made by card. If you are using a payment card and PIN number, we will ask you to use your keys or another item to enter your PIN number. This will avoid manual touching of the payment terminal PIN pad.
  • Hand sanitiser gel is available to disinfect your hands.

Restaurant

There are no restaurant/catering facilities at the exhibition. No eating or drinking is allowed in the exhibition.

Toilet access

You can use the toilets at the beginning and end of your visit. They are cleaned regularly. A toilet attendant will be on duty to monitor the cleanliness of the sanitary facilities.

What is the organisation's position with regard to contact tracing and the use of personal data?

Prior to the exhibition, visitors will be contacted by e-mail the day before their booking to remind them of the measures in place during the exhibition.

As stated in section 8 of our Privacy Policy relating to Coronavirus Control Measures, the organisation will not forward user data to the contact tracers approved by the Federal Government. Instead, if a person who tests positive for coronavirus reports to the organisation that they may have potentially infected other individuals during their visit, we will email visitors, staff and suppliers to remind them of the procedure to follow.

Have you or has someone in your party tested positive for coronavirus and may have infected other visitors to the exhibition?

Please email the organisation as soon as possible at j.elmann@visit.brussels with the following information

  • the date of your visit,
  • your time slot,
  • a copy of your ticket.

Any questions?

If you have any questions related to health measures, please do not hesitate to contact the organisation by email at j.elmann@visit.brussels.