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Folklore And Tradition : History

Folknam: Namur Day of Traditions and Folklore

Folknam:  Namur Day of Traditions and Folklore
  • Opening periods
    • Saturday 16 April 2016
    • Address:

      Place d'Armes
      5000 NAMURBelgium

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    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



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