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The Fondation Bell'Arte


Frequent Asked Questions

How to Arrive

The Fondation Bell'Arte is based in the very centre of Braine l'Alleud,
at around 25 km South to Brussels.
  • If arriving by plane:
    Brussels International Airport (based in Zaventem),
    or Brussels South (based in Charleroi)
    are both convenient to arrive to Braine l'Alleud. Easy train connections with Braine l'Alleud exist.

  • If arriving by train:
    Braine l'Alleud's station is on the railway connecting Brussels and Charleroi.

    From Brussels-Gare du midi or Gare Centrale:
    Take the train towards Nivelles/Charleroi: stop at Braine l'Alleud

    From Charleroi Station:
    Take the train towards Brussels: stop at Braine l'Alleud

  • If arriving by car:
    On Ring RO, exit 25 (Lion of Waterloo).
    Then, take direction Braine l'Alleud Centre


Bank Datas

  • name of the account holder: Fondation Bell'Arte

  • name of the bank : ING - Brussels - branch: Ambiorix

  • address: Rue Ambiorix, 93 - 1000 Brussels - Belgium

  • account number:

    IBAN BE68 3101 2157 4634




Scholarships are available in a limited quantity, through the Lazar Berman Fund and the France Clidat Fund.

The Lazar Berman Fund has been created to commemorate and honour our beloved friend and ICPA faculty member, the great Russian pianist Lazar Berman.

In the same way, The France Clidat Fund has been created in 2014, by Bell'Arte aisbl, to commemorate the fabulous French pianist, France Clidat, dear friend and faculty member of the ICPA. The ICPA wants to honour the enthousiasm she used to demonstrate during her master classes with our young pianists.

Sholarships are not automatic and will be granted after carefull examination of the participant's situation.

As complete a record as possible arguing the reasons of the approach must be sent to the

Fondation Bell'Arte

39bis, chaussée d'Alsemberg
1420 Braine l'Alleud


Application deadline

The official application deadline is August 15 for the ICPA-sessions starting at the end of September, the same year.

However, in case someone wants to apply after the deadline, feel free to contact us by email:

We will consider your case with the expected attention.


Double session

A double session is a session during which you will be taught by more than one teacher.

For example: Palm Beach, Vilnius,Polad...


Doña Margarita Copello, Nelson Delle-Vigne & Jinha Park

After a concert

Torino Conservatory
Group picture