- Folklore and Tradition
in 1954, nautical jousts were restored in La Plante. This folkloric tradition, which had started in the 16th century, see the Plantois challenge the Jambois: cheerful festivities now celebrated on the Meuse river every summer.
Each team is composed of 4 jousters, 10 paddlers, a drummer and a helmsman. The battles then take place in 3 steps: quarterfinals, semi-final, final. Whoever is the last one standing on the tillac or the last one to touch water wins the joust. The winner of the competitions is declared King of Jousters.
Event planned for the month of August 2021Dates and programme may be subject to change.