A few weeks ago, on Valentine’s Day, Beetles’ fans came in their droves to our capital city for the 8th edition of the Love Bugs Parade. They also went to great pains to decorate their own cars with dozens of colourful flowers. Most of the participants came dressed as hippies. 'Flower power’ and beautiful people ruled the day!
Autoworld has grown into much more than a museum over the last 30 years. It receives visitors from all over the world, who are keen to see not only the permanent collection and the new areas that have gradually been created over the years, but also the numerous and sometimes spectacular temporary exhibitions that are held there.
The exhibitions held by Autoworld in the course
of the year are not all of the same order of magnitude. This is why we have
decided to use two different names from now on for large and small exhibitions,
so that visitors know exactly what to expect when they plan a visit to Autoworld.
It’s not by chance that the 8th edition of
the Love Bugs Parade will be held on Valentine’s Day - Sunday 14 February
Participants getting into the groove will most likely have
given their Beetles some ‘flower power' and hippy-style decoration for the
In accordance with the great annual tradition, the Choupettes,
Herbies and other VW Beetles and Beetles will gather during the morning along
the Esplanade in Cinquantenaire Park in front of the Autoworld museum, coming
from all corners of Belgium and the neighbouring countries.
Just for a change – and for this edition only - around twenty T1 Estates
will be allowed to join in the Parade – provided they show up with a sixties look.