Thursday, 2 July 2020

Geese Parade in Belgium (Gentse Feesten) (Ghent Festival)



This is something interesting that is seen during the Gentse Feesten (Ghent Festival).

The Gentse Feesten is an interesting music and theatre festival in the city of Ghent, Belgium. Besides stage events there are street acts such as funny mimes and buskers. The summer festival starts on the Friday before the third Sunday of July and lasts until and including the fourth Sunday of July.

The 2020 Gentse Feesten will begin on Friday, July 17. It ends on Sunday, July 26.

The Ghent Festivities are 10 days when the city goes wild and fun. Additional measures have been taken because of coronavirus Covid-19. In the interest of public health & safety, the Belgian Government has taken a series of additional measures on March 13th to slow down the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19. These measures have been relaxed from May 4th.

It is an interesting sparkling cultural popular festival with numerous performances of various national and international artists. It is a unique event in Europe. Music performances are interesting. There is street theatre, exhibitions, animation, fairs, parades and more.

You can only go up the tower of St Bavo’s Cathedral during the Ghent Festivities. You could negotiate the stairs and enjoy the magnificent view of this unique party for the people in the heart of Ghent. At other times of the year, you can enjoy the most beautiful view of Ghent from directly beneath the golden dragon, Ghent’s mascot, on the Belfry tower opposite. Explore even more areas of fantastic Ghent.

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