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The combat de l'échasse d'or: a folkloric fight on stilts in Namur

  • Fight for the Golden Stilt: folklore and tradition in Namur
  • Demonstration
  • Folklore and Tradition
Event planned for the month of September 2020
Dates and programme may be subject to change.

If you love folkloric traditions, do not miss the Combat de l'échasse d'Or, which takes place in Namur the third Sunday of September. This fight on stilts, famous in Wallonia, is quite a show. The next event will take place in September 2019.

 

The fight

The two teams, each disguised as giants, first stand in line. At the sound of the drums, they start moving and fighting, the aim being to make the opponent fall from their stilts. The last one standing wins the graal, the golden stilts...

 

Schedule

Event planned for the month of September 2020
Dates and programme may be subject to change.
The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.