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Military and Memorial Events

Tour Saint-Gertrude
Nivelles (Province of Walloon Brabant)
Religious procession attended by over one thousand pilgrims in honour of St Gertrude, patron saint of the town of Nivelles, where she founded a monastery.
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October Edition of Ciney Militaria
Ciney (Province of Namur)
One of the largest military fairs in Europe, with 550 exhibitors from all over Europe spread out over 4.5 kms, this twice yearly-event offers a wide range of quality militaria including parts for old military vehicles, detection devices, collector and sports weapons, medals, uniforms and books. A second edition takes place in April.
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Bastogne Remembrance Itinerary route : All Year round
Bastogne - From 01-01-2016 To 31-12-2016

Follow on the footsteps the paratroopers of the US 101st Airborne Division who were rushed by road to the Belgian Ardennes battle zone.
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April edition of Ciney Militaria Fair
Ciney (Province of Namur) - From 30-04-2017 To 30-04-2017

The 2016 edition was the 61st of one of the largest military fairs in Europe, with 550 exhibitors from all over Europe spread out over 4.5 kms.The twice yearly-event offers a wide range of quality militaria including parts for old military vehicles, detection devices, collector and sports weapons, medals, uniforms and books. A second edition takes place in October.
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Military March of Saint-Roch
Thuin (Province of Hainaut) - From 20-05-2017 To 22-05-2017

One of the oldest military marches in Wallonia takes place between lEntre Sambre et Meuse with around 2,000 marchers in uniforms from the 17th to the 19th century.
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Sainte Rolende March
Gerpinnes (Province of Hainaut) - From 05-06-2017 To 05-06-2017

One of the most important, longest and most popular of all the processions of the Entre-Sambre-et-Meuse area, with some three thousand marchers dressed in Napoleonic costumes marching through 10 villages.
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Tanks in Town 2017
Mons (Province of Hainaut) - From 01-09-2017 To 03-09-2017

To commemorate the liberation of the city in 1944 by the 83rd Reconnaissance Battalion of the 3rd U.S. Armored Division "SPEARHEAD", TANKS IN TOWN organises each year a tremendous concentration of armoured vehicles in Mons, in the Hainaut Province of Wallonia.
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