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A new outfit for Manneken-Pis

The world-famous statue of Manneken Pis will wear a special costume on September 14, 2023, to mark the institution's 75th anniversary. The outfit, created by Anouk Van Beurden and Lucien Tigrine, symbolizes the various departments of the institute. By dressing up the statue, we aim to bring together those involved in Belgian heritage and to advocate for the importance of preserving cultural heritage. The official handover of the costume for Manneken Pis will take place on September 14. At noon, a procession will be organized from the Brussels City Hall to the statue. The costume will subsequently become part of the collection at the Museum of the City of Brussels.

Date and time
14 September 2023 12:00 - 18:00

Come Discover the Costume with Us!

The official handing-over ceremony is organized for September 14th at 11 a.m. After speeches from Delphine Houba, Alderman for Culture and Tourism of the City of Brussels, and Hilde De Clercq, Director of IRPA, the costume will be given to the city authorities, who will then give it to Manneken-Pis' official dresser. A procession will then move to Manneken-Pis at the corner of Rue de l'Étuve and Rue du Chêne in central Brussels by 12 pm. The new costume will be on display until 6 pm, after which it will join the City Museum of Brussels collection.

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