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Folklore And Tradition : Carnival

"Bits of String" Carnival in Braine-le-Château

"Bits of String" Carnival in Braine-le-Château
Andenne - Carnaval des Ours © WBT - J.L. Flémal

A host of activities for all ages (parade, shows, entertainment, etc.) await you at Braine-Le-Château in March 2014!



  • 5pm - Shows, activities and entertainment for small children.
  • 6:30pm - Parade of the Gilles of the Pilori to the Grand-Place of Wauthier-Braine.
  • 7pm - Rondeau, burning of the Winter man at the steak and fireworks display.

Sunday afternoon:

  • 2:30 pm - parade through the streets of Wauthier-Braine and Braine-le-Château
  • 5pm - Last rondeau and musical entertainment in the evening on the Braine-le-Château town square.
  • There will be a fairground present throughout the weekend.


  • Children's Carnival and "brûle-bosses" (burning of the Gilles' bumps).


  • tel. : +32 (0) 2 366 93 49
  • website : http://

PLUSTourist information on the town BRAINE-LE-CHATEAU



We are not responsible for any changes in dates and/or programmes. Please contact the organiser prior to departure.