• Demonstration
  • Folklore and Tradition

One of the oldest events of its type in Hainaut, the "ducasse" of Messines has kept the charm and traditional appeal of old times in the guise of a flower and antique market. So much so it is now  considered oral and intangible heritage of the French speaking community.

Tis event features:

  • A procession with no less than 50 giant puppets
  • a large flower market
  • a flea market
  • many activities



Quartier de Messines,7000Mons
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Event planned for the month of March 2022 (1)

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

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