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Ommegang Festival

Festival Ommegang

Festival Ommegang

Ommegang Festival (Grand Place, Brussels) — Take a seat on the tiered stands or lean on the low barriers and find yourself transported to 1549. Every year, the lavish Ommegang procession commemorates the tribute paid to Emperor Charles V and his VIP guests. Richly-colored costumes, horses, embroidered banners, flag throwing and stilt jousting are always on the menu for this annual event.