Carnival of Laetare

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  • Carnaval du Laetare à La Louvière
  • Folklore and tradition
Event planned for the month of March 2018
Dates and programme may be subject to change
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

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Event planned for the month of March 2018
Dates and programme may be subject to change

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