The Landcommanderij Alden Biesen


Guy Tilkin

Landcommanderij Alden Biesen
Kasteelstraat 6
3740 Bilzen
+32 8951 93 55



The Landcommanderij Alden Biesen is a state cultural, conference and seminar centre, is part of the Ministry of Culture, Art & Heritage agency of the Flemish Government and is based in a historic castle with a European mission.

The centre organizes national and international projects and courses, seminars and conferences on European cultural and educational issues.

Alden Biesen runs the biggest international storytelling festival in Europe, unique and multilingual. Under the label of ‘Alden Biesen Storytelling Castle’ the Landcommanderij extended its storytelling activities and is developing into a European storytelling support centre with international storytelling workshops, master classes, networking activities, support and links with education. The centre is also a board member of FEST: the European Federation for Storytelling.