Convention BKV 2015


Herman Meeus, De Reet 6, B 2160 Wommelgem, Belgium

Tel. 00 32 3 353 20 13

e-mail :



Wommelgem, February 2015


Dear Killi-friends,


The “Belgische Killifish Vereniging” – B.K.V. has the pleasure to announce You the organization of her 3ist congress and exhibition on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th June 2015.  This event will take place in the “Gildenhuis”, Pertendonckstraat 14 at B-2520 Broechem-Ranst.


Enclosed herewith is all usefull information regarding this congress and the exhibition.  We hope You’ll make this known to Your members by putting it in Your magazine.


In the past we could count on your help to make our exhibition a success and we hope it will be the same this year.


We hope we may welcome lots of fish at our congress and to able to meet many members of your association.


We remain at Your disposal for any further information.




Yours truly,



Herman MEEUS Chairman



For this 3ist International Congress the program is as follows :


Saturday 6th June 2014

09.30 h                                 judgement of the fishes

13.00 to 19.00 h                   exhibition


Sunday 7th June 2014

09.00 to 10.30 h                   exhibition

11.00 h sharp                       remittance of the awards and sale of fishes



For the contest the fishes will be classified in 9 groups :

1. Aphyosemion australe, Aphyosemion bivitatum, Aphyosemion bualanum, Diapteron

2. Small Aphyosemions

3. Fundulopanchax

4. Archiaphyosemion, Callopanchax en Scriptaphyosemion (ex-Roloffia)

5. Nothobranchius

6. Rivulus

7. European, North- and South-American species

8. Epiplatys, Aplocheilus, Pachypanchax

9. Breeding group : 3 pairs or 2 trios.



For each group 3 awards will be given.

Only self-raised fishes will be allowed for judgement.



Inscriptions can be made with:

Marcel Wuyts

Massenhovensesteenweg 2a

B 2520  Broechem-Ranst


Tel. 00 32 3 485 52 40

e-mail :

by e-mail to :        Herman Meeus :


Registration is free of charges, but the fishes will not be returned.

Only registered fishes will participate to the judgement.  This will take place on Saturday 6th June from 09.30 h on.  Fishes that arrive after 09.00 h will not be judged anymore.

Fishes have to arrive on Friday 5th June from 19.00 till 22.00 h and on Saturday 6th June from 08.00 till 09.00 h.





Fishes send by rail or by air should arrive on Thursday 4th June, at the latest.  Please mention it concerns fish that do not concern the Washington convention and it is a gift and no commercial shipment.


Persons attending the congress may bring along their fishes on Friday 5th June from 19.00 till 22.00h or on Saturday 6th June from 08.00 till 09.00 h.



Shipping addresses

by rail:    Centraal Station (Central Station) Antwerpen

Kantoorliggend (Bureau restant)

B.K.V. – Marcel Wuyts

Massenhovensesteenweg  2a

B 2520  Broechem-Ranst/Belgium

Please mention : tel. 03/485.52.40


by air:     parcel via Air Mail

B.K.V. – Marcel Wuyts

Massenhovensesteenweg 2a

B 2520  Broechem-Ranst/Belgium

Please mention : tel 03/485.52.40

at the complex:       Gildenhuis, Pertendonckstraat 14

B 2520 Broechem-Ranst, Belgium

Friday 5/06 from 19.00 till 22.00 h

Saturday 6/06 from 08.00 till 09.00 h.


The possibilities for staying in the neighbourhood of the congress are as follows :


*            Hotel Bristol International (tel. 00 32 3 449 80 49)

Edegemsestraat  1

B-2510  Mortsel

Prices :     single-room with breakfast : EUR 55,00

double-room with breakfast : EUR 68,00

*            Youth Hostel « Gagelhof » (tel. 00 32 3 385 16 42)

Gagelhoflaan 18

B-2980  Zoersel


Prices :     room 2, 4, 6, 8 persons with sheets and breakfast : from EUR 29,45/person

ATTENTION : not many places available, reservation to be made urgently !


For all further information we give the addresses and phonenumbers of the chairman and the secretary.  They will be most pleased to help You with all Your inquiries :

Marcel Wuyts                                                    Herman Meeus

Massenhovensestwg 2a                                     De Reet 6

B 2520 Broechem-Ranst                                   B 2160 Wommelgem

Belgium                                                            Belgium

tel.00 32 3 485 52 40                                       Tel.00 32 3 353 20 13

e-mail :                          e-mail: