PRINSELEKE VEENDEL
On Carnevalszoondag (Carnival Sunday) at 10:33 AM the prinseleke veendel (the princely banner) will be raised at the home of the Carnival Prince of the City and at 12:11 PM, true to local tradition, eleven shots will be fired from the Monus cannon on Vrijthof square to mark the start of Carnival. According to tradition, the Mooswief (a massive papier mâché vegetable woman) will then be brought from Sint Pieter district to Vrijthof square under the musical accompaniment of the Sint Pieter brass band. On Vrijthof square, the Mooswief will be raised up in the air by the Prince of the City.


GROETEN OPTOCH
The groups that are participating in the Groeten Optoch (the Big Parade), will meet…

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PRINSELEKE VEENDEL
On Carnevalszoondag (Carnival Sunday) at 10:33 AM the prinseleke veendel (the princely banner) will be raised at the home of the Carnival Prince of the City and at 12:11 PM, true to local tradition, eleven shots will be fired from the Monus cannon on Vrijthof square to mark the start of Carnival. According to tradition, the Mooswief (a massive papier mâché vegetable woman) will then be brought from Sint Pieter district to Vrijthof square under the musical accompaniment of the Sint Pieter brass band. On Vrijthof square, the Mooswief will be raised up in the air by the Prince of the City.


GROETEN OPTOCH
The groups that are participating in the Groeten Optoch (the Big Parade), will meet at Lage Barakken and Stationstraat. The big floats will start assembling from Hoogbrugstraat and Lage Barakken. The carts from Sint Maartenslaan and Lage Barakken. The Hermeniekes bands and the walking groups will assemble on the square in front of Poshoorn café. The groups will all depart at exactly 1:33 PM. The Garderizzjemint de Kachelpiepers (regimental guard band) and the Prince's Float will lead the parade.


Route: Wycker Brugstraat, St Servatius Bridge, Kesselskade, Hoenderstraat, Markt square, Grote Gracht, Helmstraat, Vrijthof square, to arrive at Keizer Karelplein square. The Prince of the City will take the salute in front of Theater aan het Vrijthof.

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  • Sunday the 11th of February 2018

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