• Folklore and Tradition


The Viroin Valley carnivals are recognised as intangible heritage of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.


  • February 20: children's day
  • February 23: procession featuring Johan Simon, a good man once executed by a local tyran
  • February 24: Poets' procession
  • February 25: R'Loqueteus festivities and bonfire


  • February 21: children's day
  • February 22: fancy dress ball
  • February 23: procession and Winter Man giant puppet
  • February 24: ancy dress ball for children
  • February 25: facepainting, torch lit walk, bonfire


  • February 25: children's day
  • February 29: fancy dress ball
  • March 1: procession, bonfire

These three events all include a giant omelette sharing.

Place Albert 1er,5670Vierves-sur-Viroin
Rue Autre Côté de l'Eau,5670Olloy sur Viroin
Parvis de l'Eglise,5670Treignes
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Event planned for the month of February 2021
Dates and programme may be subject to change.

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