Calendar of the festivities
See also the monthly diary (Site of the Municipal authorities)
Dates of large fires:
1er Saturday after the Shrove Tuesday: Acoz
1er Sunday after the Shrove Tuesday: Gerpinnes-center
22nd Saturday after the Shrove Tuesday: Gougnies
22nd weekend after the Shrove Tuesday: Hymiée
32nd Saturday after the Shrove Tuesday: Joncret
42nd Saturday after the Shrove Tuesday: Depressions and Fromiée
52nd Saturday after the Shrove Tuesday: Villers-pottery
Weekend of the Rise: Loverval (Try d' Haies)
22nd weekend of July: Acoz
32nd weekend of July: Villers-Poterie
Last weekend of July: Lausprelle
1er weekend of August: Joncret
August 15: Gerpinnes (Rochelle-Quairelle)
Last weekend of August: Les Flaches
32nd weekend of September: Fromiée
4e weekend of September: Gougnies
Last weekend of September: Gerpinnes-center
1er Sunday of October: Hymiée
Breakings of glass
14h00: Villers Poterie
20h00: Les Flaches
Tuesday of Pentecost:
last Saturday of June:
the weekend of Pentecost
The Sainte-Rolende Tower: Pentecost
First discharges in the honor of holy Rolende
2.30 pm Acoz, in the course of the castle (with the Fanfare royale d'Acoz)
3.00 pm Villers-Poterie, with the Sainte-Radegonde church.
3.30 pm Gougnies, rue de Châtelet.
6.00 pm Gerpinnes-center, place of the Market (3.00 pm taken flag with the St Michel church with the Harmonie Royale de Gerpinnes)
6.00 pm Joncret, vis-a-vis with the Saint Nicolas church.
6.00 pm Hymiée, vis-a-vis with the Saint-Etienne church.
7.00 pm Fromiée, vis-a-vis with the Sainte-Adèle church.
8.00 pm Les Flaches, Vieille Place.
10.00 pm military Retirement in the streets of Gerpinnes-center and other sections.
2.00 am alarm clock with the sounds of the fifres and drums in the streets of Gerpinnes-center.
3.00 am Large-mass of pélerinage in the St Michel church.
am Rigadoon on the square of the church and exit of the procession by the
bodies of office of Gerpinnes-center and Villers-Poterie under the
command of the drum major of Villers-Poterie.
Gerpinnes-center, departure with 3.45 am
Hymiée, arrived 4.10 am - departure 4.40 am
Hanzinne, arivée 5.10 am - departure 5.35 am
Tarcienne, made 6.35 am - departure 6.50 am
Bertransart, arrived 7.25 am - departure 7.55 am
Les Flaches, arrival 8.20 am - departure 8.40 am
Joncret, arrived 9.20 am - departure 9.50 am
Acoz, arrived 10.10 am - departure 11.10 am
Villers-Poterie, arrived 11.40 am - departure 1.30 pm
Gougnies, arrived 2.15 pm - departure 3.45 pm
Fromiée, arrived 4.25 pm - departure 4.45 pm
5.15 pm Arrived on the plain of Sartia where all the companies of walkers are gathered beforehand (more than 2.500 men in uniforms of the first and second empire). Military evolutions.
5.45 pm Departure of the first company (Hanzinne). Solemn re-entry of the holy-Rolende procession with procession of all the companies through the streets of Gerpinnes-center.
8.00 pm Discharge of the company of Hanzinne vis-a-vis to the grandstand. Parades of the drum majors and officers accompanied by batteries.
The morning, solemn and military mass in the churches of the various points of the entity, followed discharges and reception of the companies.
1er weekend of August
Saint Roch, Saint Frego walk:
Sunday after August 15
Acoz and Lausprelle
1er weekend from September in Loverval
Market of Christmas in nocture:
22nd Saturday of December
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