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Fête à Béria: a folkloric tradition in Quevy-le-Petit

  • Demonstration
Event planned for the month of September 2021
Dates and programme may be subject to change.

The village of Quevy-le-Petit brings the legend of Béria, Thiméléon et Philibert back to life every summer. Folkloric traditions are still very much alive in Wallonia!

Béria: who is this mysterious character?

The legend goes back to the 18th century. Béria, a famous villain, leader of a group of thieves, was arrested in this village. To commemorate the event, characters made of straw appear throughout the Quevy-le-Petit, each with a different face and style...

Program

Saturday

  • Activities for children
  • Torch lit walk, bagpipes music

Sunday

  • Flea market
  • 5 pm: Béria is "arrested"

Monday

  • 9 pm: trial, condemnation
  • Fireworks

 

Schedule

Event planned for the month of September 2021
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.