A hundred years ago, Canadian troops liberated Mons. The city will be celebrating the centenary of this event on November 10th and 11th, in partnership with Canada.
The people of Mons have at heart to pay a tribute to the soldiers who risked their lives to defend Belgium's freedom and rights. Learn more about the liberation of Mons here.
The 2018 commemoration
In collaboration with Quiévrain, Saint-Ghislain, Roeulx and Soignie, Mons will be organising ceremonies. concerts, a procession inspired by the liberation and a stunning show on George Price. Click here to see the program for the Saturday and here for the Sunday in Mons and its region.
No need to live in Mons to join the festivities celebrating these Canadian troops: everyone is welcome!
Mons Commemorations November 2018