King Philippe and queen Mathilde had lunch with various Belgian cultural agents at the palace of Laken:
- Dirk Snauwaert, director of modern art gallery "Wiels"
- Soprano Sophie Karthäuser
- Author David Van Reybrouck
- Graphic novelist Philippe Geluck
- Jan Goossens, director of theater "KVS"
- Painter Michael Borremans
- Laurent Busine, honorary director of the "MACs Grand Hornu" Museum
- Choreographer Anna-Teresa De Keersmaeker
- Film director Jaco Van Dormael