Nationalist strength mean Belgium could face break up
2 January 2013 Last updated at 13:26 GMT
Calls for independence across Europe have gained currency in recent years and soon Belgium could also face a break up.
The nationalist New Flemish Alliance wants to split the Flemish speaking region from the French speaking area in the south.
In October the party made historic gains in local elections.
Maddy Savage reports from Antwerp.