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Folklore And Tradition : Carnival

Carnival of Laetare

Carnival of Laetare
© WBT/ Alex Kouprianoff
  • Opening periods
    • from Sunday 15 March 2015 to Tuesday 17 March 2015
    • Address:

      Place Communale
      7100 LA LOUVIEREBelgium

    • MAPS: Google Maps

    The Laetare festivities begin on Friday with the traditional children's carnival in Baume.

    From 1:30pm, hundreds of children will parade through the Baume neighbourhood, to the local school, where a big rondeau will conclude the afternoon.

    Sunday: rondeau at 12:30pm and fireworks display at 9pm at the Place Communale.

    Monday: Start of the parade from Place Maugrétout-Albert 1er as of 5pm, followed by the final rondeau at Place Mansart. Fireworks display at 10pm.

    Tuesday: the burning of the bumps all over town from 9:45pm and every 'Gilles' society has its own favourite site to burn their bumps, the most noteworthy being: place Mansart for Les Boute-en-Train, place Mansart for Les Gilles de Bouvy, and place Maugretout for Les Maugretout.


    For more information: http://www.carnavallalouviere.be



    Reservations

    • tel. : +32 (0) 64 26 15 00
    • fax : +32 (0) 64 27 79 03

    Information

    • tel. : +32 (0) 64 27 79 00
    • website : http://www.carnavallalouviere.be
    • email : maisondutourisme@lalouviere.be

    PLUSTourist information on the town LA LOUVIERE

    Location

    Location

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