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Folklore And Tradition : History

Folknam: Namur Day of Traditions and Folklore

Folknam:  Namur Day of Traditions and Folklore

Discover the richness and diversity of a traditional folkloric heritage that's full of colour. In Namur on 18 and 19/04/14!

For the occasion, a superb traditional folkloric parade, made up of all the town's groups and carnival societies accompanied by prestigious guests, will take over the streets of Namur.

  • Traditional folk music and folk dancing,
  • A medieval battle on place d'Armes,
  • Artisan market and gastronomic brotherhoods,
  • Commandery of the Coteaux de Meuse (Wépion),
  • The Brotherhood of Pèket d'Namur and its snails (Namur),
  • The Brotherhood of the Cavalier of the Tart and the Pompe (Belgrade)
  • and the Brotherhood of the Soçons de Try des Gotes (Emines).


  • 10am: market with regional specialities and stands run by the gastronomic brotherhoods.
  • 10:30am - 4:15pm: folkloric entertainment on the place d'Armes.
  • 3pm: large historical parade.
  • 4:15pm - 4:30pm: final rondeau on the place d'Armes.


  • tel. : +32 (0) 81 44 18 25


  • tel. : +32 (0) 81 73 56 08
  • website :
  • email :

PLUSTourist information on the town NAMUR



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