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The Events in Belgium
Ok, but when does the party start?
In Belgium they have a real knack for celebrating! There are all kinds of celebrations: folkloric (The Ommegang, Brussels' oldest pageant (BRUXELLES), Doudou: Golden Carriage, Lumeçon Battle & Ducasse Sainte-Waudru (MONS), Ducasse of Ath - Vespers, Gouyasse and the Procession of the Giants (ATH), The Planting of the Meyboom (BRUXELLES), 15 August Festival in Outremeuse (LIEGE) and The Gilles Carnival in Binche (BINCHE)), historical (The Battle of Waterloo - Large historical reconstruction (WATERLOO)), theme parties, trendy parties, techno parties, for those who love Great music (Queen Elisabeth of Belgium International Music Competition (BRUXELLES)), jazz Jazzy Nights!) or world music (Couleur Café Music Festival (BRUXELLES)) and for everyone else (Dour Music Festival (DOUR), The Spa Francofolies: 20 years! Exceptional line-up! (SPA),International Jazz Festival (LIEGE), Music Festival - Choral Night - La Nuit des Choeurs (VILLERS-LA-VILLE), Beloeil Music Experience - Les Musicales de Beloeil (BELOEIL) and the The Festival of the Walloon Region (WALLONIE))!
In the streets (Namur in May - Fairground Arts Festival (NAMUR),Chassepierre International Street Art Festival (CHASSEPIERRE) and The Brussels Flower Carpet on the Grand Place (BRUXELLES)), in the parks during winter and especially the festivals during summer () mark the seasons with strange instruments, during colourful parades (2012 Zinneke Parade (BRUXELLES)) in the streets.
Both in Wallonia and Brussels, there are plenty of festivals () including cinema (Mons International Romantic Film Festival (MONS), Brussels International Festival of Fantasy, Thriller and Science Fiction Film - Bifff (BRUXELLES), International French-Language Film Festival - FIFF (NAMUR), Brussels European Film Festival (IXELLES) and Anima 2013: Cartoon and Animation Film Festival (IXELLES)). So when you come, call us and we will tell you where to experience unforgettable moments.
But don’t be mistaken, we also have major events (Biennial Art Nouveau Exhibition: See & Tell Brussels (BRUXELLES)EUROPALIA.CHINA (BRUXELLES), Brussels Antiques Fair - BRAFA (BRUXELLES), 2013 KunstenFestivaldesArts (BRUXELLES), ) that take place every year of every two years and which broach themes that are hot in Belgium in the 21st century ().
Those having difficulties to choose between folklore and tradition, can always try out our gastronomy and other delights. (the , Maitrank Festival: The Favourite Aperitif in Arlon (ARLON))