The traditional Giants parade, Katuit

If you cannot wait till the next Bayard Steed parade and you want to enjoy medieval folklore at its best, we welcome you to enjoy our annual Traditional Giants Parade, named Katuit, on the last Thursday of August. Our three giants Indiaan, Mars and Goliath parade and dance through the town, accompanied by 1000 actors in medieval attire. Floats, bands, flag-throwers, professional streetperformers and torchbearers enhance the event. Spectacular musically accompanied fireworks and a great afterparty conclude this fantastic evening.

In 2005 UNESCO proclaimed the addition of both the Bayard Steed and the three Giants Parade to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Since 2008 they are officially inscribed on that list as part of the "Processional giants and dragons in Belgium and France".

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