- Folklore and Tradition
This traditional carnival takes place in the most magical setting: the ruins of the Villers-la-Ville abbey...
The festivities will start at 8 pm with a fantastic feast, served in a heated marquee. Booking mandatory.
9 am: join the trail or jogging through the streets of Villers. Fancy dress for the first one, normal sports clothes for the second.
Noon, at the municipal school of Villers-la-Ville: face painting and workshops for children who wish to join the procession
1.30 pm: start of the procession, led by an orchestra, through the village to a circus tent for a free show
End of the afternoon: election of the prince and princess of the carnival
8 pm: join the marquee for a wonderful dance evening.
10 am: gathering of the "hunchbacks" of Ramipont at the marquee, traditional dancing
Noon: groups will gather at the marquee
2.30 pm: procession through the village
5 pm: closing party
8.30 pm: traditional dancing
The groupsjoining the procession will gather from noon.