• Demonstration
  • Folklore and Tradition

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 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...

 

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Event planned for the month of September 2021 (1)


(1) Dates and programme may be subject to change.

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