Election Night in Brussels
Over a thousand people attended a special Election Night Party in Brussels.
Over a thousand people attended a special Election Night Party to await the outcome of the US presidential election in Brussels on Tuesday night. The party was staged in the Renaissance Marriott Hotel at the heart of the European District of Brussels.
The event was jointly organised by the American Club and Ackroyd Publications, publishers of the English language weekly The Bulletin.
The party in a venue close to the European Parliament Building in Brussels attracted hundreds of Americans, both Democrats and Republicans.
Over a thousand people were there in all including many Belgians and members of the international community.
Our reporter on the scene Mike Barlow says most people seemed to be having a good time enjoying a drink and a chat with friends and acquaintances in this stylish location.
The partygoers followed the progress of the election results on CNN on big screens.
In addition to flandersnews the event also attracted the interest of numerous media both from Belgium and abroad.